Booklet of 12 self adhesive stamps "Works of Nature". One of the stamps "'Helminthoides Flysch"
Helminthe are parasitic worms . The term helminth does not correspond to a specific zoological category.
"Helminthoides" or '"helminthoid" refers to a category of deep sea trace fossils with a characteristic tight meandering pattern. Traces of this sort are now placed in the several different ichnogenera including Nereites, Helmthinopsis, Helminthoida, etc.
"Flysch" refers to a kind of sedimentary rock succession deposited in deeper water settings adjacent to a rising mountain system.
So, 'Helminthoides Flysch' or 'Helminthoid Flysch' is a term for flysch deposits that contain (in certain beds) a specific assemblage of deep water trace fossils.
 Mini-Sheet with 4 stamps of some famous scientists of Serbia.
Vladimir D. Laskarev and Antan Koch were geologists and paleontologists.
 On June 15 2018, Post Authority of Colombia issued a stamp to commemorate - "I International Festival of History R-evolutions (I Festival Internacional de Historia R-evoluciones)" that take place between 14 and 16 September 2018 in Villa de Leyva, Colombia. The stamp shows an ammonite that selected as symbol of the Festival.
"A spiral that symbolizes growth, because history is a virtuous spiral that allows us to take past experiences to enrich the present and grow towards the future, "says the entrepreneur.
Several group of lecturers will speak on topics as varied as the 60s, from the Big Bang to the human being, who was Napoleon, the Colombian urban heritage, the liberation campaign, history through masks, the San José galleon, the Revolution technological, the Mexican Revolution, the history of classical music, among many others.
References: http://www.festivalinternacionaldehistoria.com/ https://technocio.com/realizan-el-primer-festival-internacional-de-historia-en-colombia/
[SP1] 150 anniversary since death of Jacques Boucher de Crèvecœur de Perthes. Personalized stamps of the association of Friends of the "Boucher-de-Perthes" Museum
[SP2] Souvenir sheet with 10 stamps and some Dinosaurs on on tabs in between. Issued by Australian Post to celebrate one of the biggest movie franchises in motion picture history with the Jurassic Park 25th Anniversary! This film takes you to an amazing theme park on a remote island where dinosaurs once again roam the Earth and five people must battle to survive among the prehistoric predators. Featuring visually stunning imagery and groundbreaking filmmaking, this epic film is sheer movie-making magic that was 65 million years in the making. This film takes you on a breathtaking adventure you will want to experience again and again. Welcome to Jurassic Park.
[SP3] Jurassic world 2 Fallen Kingdom - personalized stamps of Australian post. Souvenir sheet with 20 stamps and some Dinosaurs on on tabs in between.
The pack centres on the newly released Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. In this latest instalment of this hugely popular movie franchise, four years have passed since the destruction of the Jurassic World theme park, and there’s a push to rescue the remaining dinosaurs from the island.
With all of the wonder, adventure and thrills synonymous with one of the most popular and successful franchises in cinema history, we see the return of favourite characters and dinosaurs – along with new breeds more awe-inspiring and terrifying than ever before. Welcome to Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.
It’s been four years since theme park and luxury resort Jurassic World was destroyed by dinosaurs out of containment. Isla Nublar now sits abandoned by humans while the surviving dinosaurs fend for themselves in the jungles.
When the island’s dormant volcano begins roaring to life, Owen (Chris Pratt) and Claire (Bryce Dallas Howard) mount a campaign to rescue the remaining dinosaurs from this extinction-level event. Owen is driven to find Blue, his lead raptor who’s still missing in the wild and Claire has gained respect for these creatures she now makes her mission to save. Arriving on the unstable island as lava begins raining down, their expedition uncovers a conspiracy that could return our entire planet to a perilous order not seen since prehistoric times.
Click on image to enlarge it or to be redirected to description page. Stamps on gray background are Undesired/"Pseudo stamps"
[A1] These new definitive stamps are defined by the original designs of the 2014 Definitive Stamps that feature unique geo-attractions of the Hong Kong UNESCO Global Geopark, and portray Ma Shi Chau, Yan Chau and Fa Shan.
At least one of these stamps can be consider as fossil fund place.
The rock formation at Ma Shi Chau contains a variety of fossils such as crinoids, brachipods, pteropods and corals. From these fossils, geologists have determined that the rock layers formed during the Permian peri od, about 270 million years before present. More info is here.
[A2] Charles Dawrin depicted on stamp of Souvenir Sheet from set "Famous universities and alumni"
[A3] On April 24th post of Iceland issued a stamp "Eggert Olafsson 250th Anniversary"
Eggert Ólafsson (1726-1768) was a poet, a writer and a naturalist from Svefneyjar islands in the northwest of Iceland. He was one of the first advocates of the Enlightenment in Iceland.
Eggert studied natural sciences and various other subjects at the University of Copenhagen. He was a staunch nationalist and his writings, especially his poetry, burn with patriotic fervour.
Eggert is best known for his book on Iceland which he co-wrote with Bjarni Pálsson, one of his schoolmates in Copenhagen. This great two-volume work Reise igiennem Island (1772; Travels in Iceland), issued with support of Danish government four years after death Eggert Olafsson, of records a scientific and cultural survey he carried out in 1752–57, gives a comprehensive description of the country and its people and also reported fossilized leaves of 'birch, rowan, and willow … and many most similar to oaks' from the Surtarbrandsgil locality, Northwest Iceland.
One illustration of the book depicted on top-right corner of the stamp and shows three minerals: a- left) Gypsum, b-right) Zeolite. The third one c-middle top is Filegrans - steen (not clear on this moment, what kind of stone it is ), perhaps with some fossils of marine shells on it.
[A4] On 1 April 2018, the Royal Air Force celebrated its 100th Anniversary. The centenary itself will be marked by special events, activities and other initiatives at regional and national levels running from April to the end of November 2018.
On 31 July 2018, Post Authority of Gibraltar issued a set of stamps "Views of the Rock".
Both stamps set show the Rock of Gibraltar that famous by discovery of Neanderthal fossils. The Rock and Neanderthal depicted on many stamps of Gibraltar since 1973.
[A5] The Africa Museum is recognized worldwide for its rich, varied and scientifically valuable collections. The majority of its visitors are unaware of the size of this heritage as the permanent exhibition only has about 1% on display. The museum is known for its ethnographic objects, but its natural science collections, archives and photos are equally remarkable.
The vast majority of the objects come from the DR Congo and were collected during the colonial period. However, the museum's collections contain specimens from around the world, dating back 650 million years (for some of the fossils) to the present day.
The fossil collection has more than 18,000 specimens from Central Africa, collected through fieldwork or acquired through donations.
The collection is very diverse in terms of types of specimen (from the remains of large reptiles to microscopic skeletons of unicellular organisms) and in terms of age (approximately 650 million years to a few thousand years old).
Examples of large specimen series include: stromatolites from the Neoproterozoic (Lower Congo, Katanga, Kasaï) ; plant fossils from the Carboniferous-Permian (Katanga) ; fish fossils from the Jurassic-Cretaceous of the Congo Basin ; a diverse fauna from the Cretaceous-Cenozoic of the Atlantic coastal region (Lower Congo, Angola, Congo-Brazzaville, Gabon).
[A7] "The Art in Nature stamp issue illustrates the exquisite beauty found in our country's natural landforms, akin to art," Australia Post Philatelic Manager Michael Zsolt said. One of the stamps shows a landscape of Shark Bay.
Shark Bay, Western Australia: Located about half way up Western Australia's west coast, Shark Bay is a spectacular World Heritage–listed area that stretches along 1,500 kilometres of coastline. It includes several islands, white sand beaches, red cliffs and tranquil turquoise lagoons and is home to remarkable biological diversity and marine life. Showing the shifting sands of this coastal idyll, the photograph was taken on a Phase One IQ280 80 mega pixel camera by Christian Fletcher.
Shark Bay is also one of the few places where scientists can study modern stromatolites – a bacterial-sediment structure. Stromatolites make-up the majority of fossils from the Precambrian. The Bay is very hypersaline – which is likely why the stromatolites can grow into the larger structures. In other parts of the world, grazing snails, echinoids and other animals eat the bacterial mats faster than they accumulate – so we don’t see stromatolites except for in places where environmental conditions are too harsh for the grazers. Shark Bay is also a World Heritage Site (https://www.sharkbay.org).
The following stamps looks like real, but they are not.
[F1] Tlacolula de Matamoros is a city and municipality in the Mexican state of Oaxaca, about 30 km from the center of the city of Oaxaca on Federal Highway 190 with population of 16,000 about, located in the south of Mexico and uses Mexican stamps only. These stamps, looks like a real, but it is fake, issued by a private person or stamp dealer and not valid for post.
[C1] 150 anniversary since death of Jacques Boucher de Crèvecœur de Perthes. Personalized stamps of the association of Friends of the "Boucher-de-Perthes" Museum
[C2] New permanent postmark of South Korea, replace older postmark with Pteranodon from 2010
[C3] 01.09.2018 - 15.10.2018 - postmark "National Sports Festival 2015 " in Fukui Prefecture , with Dinosaur fossil from "Dinosaur Museum, of Fukui on top side.
[CA1] The postmark shows " Lindwurmbrunnen von Klagenfurt "
Legend has it that Klagenfurt was founded after a couple of brave men had slain the abominable "Lindwurm", a winged dragon in the moors adjoining the lake, the staple diet of which is said to have been virgins, but which did not spurn the fat bull on a chain that the men had mounted on a strong tower. The feat is commemorated by a grandiose 9-ton Renaissance monument in the city centre. Although it represents a dragon, it can be regarded as the first palaeontological reconstruction. The head of the statue is modeled on the skull of woolly rhinoceros : In 1335 the cranium of a wooly rhinoceros from the ice-age was found in a gravel pit near Klagenfurt. It was instantly interpreted as the skull of a dragon or Lindwurm. This fossil, which is still at exhibition at the Landesmuseum für Kärnten, served as a model for the head of the Lindwurm.
[CA2] Fossils of cave bear found in the cave. In May 2018, German post issued a post stationery and on June 7th anotheer postmark that shows fossil of the cave bear.
[FDC] - Post Marks used on FDC of official stamp
[PM] - Permanent postmark: available for a long period of time
[Sp] - Special postmark: issued for special event and was available for short period of time
[N] - new design of early introduced postmarks
[P1] Post stationery of Germany with imprinted stamp "Bicentenary of Museum fuer Naturkunde in Berlin" from 2010
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