Archive for the ‘Sri Lanka’ Category
This very nice arimail cover from Sri Lanka was sent by Kisholi, thank you! It was posted in Moratuwa on October 10 and arrived on October 20, 2015.
The two stamps are part of a mini-sheet, which commemorates the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and Japan. The mini-sheet was issued on January 18, 2013.
The stamp set on the left is of a mini-sheet, which was issued on October 7, 2012. The stamps depict the common sunflower (Helianthus annuus), the binara flower (Exacum trinervium), the shoe flower (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis), and the frangipani flower (Plumeria rubra).
The right stamp is part of a stamp set, which was issued on March 10, 2012. It depicts a guardstone at Rathanaprasadaya.
See also: #384 Sri Lanka 10/05/24
The attached stamp set was issued on September 16, 2008. It depicts buildings and artefacts of the late Anuradhapura Era (6th to 10th centrury AD).
It was posted on May 22, 2009, and has attached six stamps of the zodiac series, which was issued on October 9, 2007. The cover itself is a postal stationery depicting a strange creature half lion and elephant. Does anybody know more about this symbol?
This nice mini-sheet commemorates the Weheragolla – Udawalawe National Park in Southern Sri Lanka, which was established in 1972 and has an area of 306 km². The stamps have a total face value of 50 rupees (5 + 45) and depict water buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis) and common langurs (Presbytes entellus).