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Postage stamps ephemera. Box 8.

  • Ephemera

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Box file containing postage stamps, first day covers and postmarks on medical subjects in acid free sleeves. Stamps are dated with Stanley Gibbons number (where possible). Countries are: Kuwait, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg. Includes stamps about: malaria, blood transfusion, immunisation, nutrition, clean water supply, pest control, wounded soldiers, World Rheumatism Year (1977), World Health Organization, centenary of the Red Cross organization, 6th International Congress on Tropical Medicine and Malaria (1958), "your heart is your health" (Malta), Jean Parisot de Valette (1494-1568) Grand Master of the Knights Hospitalier in 1557, 300th anniversary of the Maltese school of anatomy and surgery (1976), Nicola Cotoner, Giuseppe Zammit, tuberculosis, vaccination, child welfare, Mexico Olympic Games 1968, Sir Isaac Newton, H. Boerhaave (1668-1738), Gerardus van Swieten (1700-1772), Prof. Fr. de le Boe Sylvius (1614-1672), F.C. Donders (1818-1889), Henr. van Deventer (1651-1724), J. Ingenhouz (1730-1799), Dr. A. Mathijsen (1805-1878), J.C. Schroeder van der Kolk (1797-1862), Johannes Wier (1515-1588), guide dogs for the blind, braille, disabled persons, blood donation, Kenya flying doctor service, surgery, Libyan Red Crescent organization, AIDS, drug abuse, immunization, 35th International military medicine meeting (1977), Tungaru Central Hospital (1991), Charles Darwin and the voyage of The Beagle (2006), World Health Day, civil defense emergency services, demography, Pan Arab Medical Congress (1984), road accident prevention, 3rd Kuwait International Medical Sciences Conference (1987), 5th Kuwait Dental Association Conference, Arab Board for Medical Specializations, World Health Day, Deaf Child Week (1993), organ transplantation, dentistry.

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1 box ; 34 x 33 cm.


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