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I am looking for Braille .. (Blinds) stamps..or Coins..Bank Notes ... Cards...., Also looking for World Fair or World Expo Stamps, from any country of any year email me:

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about me ..

Hi ...Glad you found my humble blog ...I am from the United Arab Emirates , collect Mint stamps, Covers Depends on the topic, Mini and S.sheets... I have some favorite subjects /themes, World Expo, anime / cartoon characters ( future boy Conan, Garfield, hello kitty, Inuyasha..etc), cats, culture and tradition such as costumes or traditional instruments, old phones, landscape scenes, commemorative stamps, Disney, Movies (Star Wars, Batman, Lord of the rings) stamps with stamps pics or money on them, Some historical stamps, I also like stamps with old paintings...and I do not know why but I like stamps with dugong!! yet I wont say no to any you wish to share with me .. care for a cover from UAE? Leave your email address in the Chat Box please:) I am posting covers that I have, (some of which are extra and have doubles.. I will also be posting some articles, information,or thoughts. To make it easy to go through the blog, if you are interested in viewing UAE Stamps , on the right side menu click on "UAE ISSUE", you can always know what stamps I have for swap by clicking on AVAILABLE FOR EXCHANGE. interested to view covers/post cards I received from various countries they always start with "From country name "

Announcement !!

I would highly appreciate it if we could swap covers , with this cancellation date 1.4.16 that is 1st of April ... gonna be my B. Day :)

Why Falcon?

Any visitor to UAE , or internet surfer to the government website will notice the falcon in all of them ...

It's the Coat of arms of UAE

It's on the money!

can be seen on the reverse side of All UAE Paper Money "Dirhams" & the Observe side of the 500 Dirham bill

....... 10Dirham Bill (reverse)

.................500 Dirham Bill (observe)

It is very noticed that faclon is almost in most of the GCC Countries( Gulf Council Countries) stamps .. money ..etc as it is is the national bird United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman and several other countries and is a symbol of force, Power, Free spirit, Royalty and Courage. Hunting by falcons or Falconry is one of the most and important means of hunting in Arab tradition and culture (Mostly for Royalty and noblemen) .

Reason I thought of writing it is that Falcon had been on UAE Definitive Stamps for years (Since 1973) , and a few other stamps ( including the latest one in the previous post).. so it deserve to write abit about it.

here are examples of some

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