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stamps for blind people by Pedro
Hello all, One of the lates Spanish issues this year is a sheet with four stamps related to Spanish costume fashion: http://cjoint.com/?hebnGUrvIu the paper is molded in such a way that blind people can feel the silhouette of costumes presented in the stamps by simply touching their surface....
July 4th 09 03:21 PM
by Ryan Davenport Go to last post
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Mail Holiday? by Ralphael1
According to the morning newspaper some post offices are open today, some not and some are with shortened hours of operation. A person must call to find out if their post office is operating or not. The rule is: If the holiday falls on Sunday it is observed Monday and if it falls on Saturday is is...
July 4th 09 02:49 PM
by Tony Clayton[_2_] Go to last post
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(RCSD) GB Cinderellas by Blair (TC)
GB - King Pascal Sauvage Prop Postage Stamps ~ A collection of prop replica postage stamps as used in the Rowan Atkinson comedy Johnny English. http://www.leylander.org/johnengl.jpg The four first class and four second class stamps were specially printed featuring the face of King Pascal Sauvage...
July 4th 09 02:36 PM
by Blair (TC) Go to last post
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Leeward isl query. by rodney
Anyone care to speculate how a Richmond Surrey hammer appears on a Leeward Island stamp? http://cjoint.com/data/hen2npzXzu.htm
July 4th 09 02:03 PM
by rodney Go to last post
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Ping Blair~Ethiopia puzzle. by rodney
G'day Maestro, probably a typo, but in your post of 2007 explaining the additional franking on this postcard http://cjoint.com/data/hdxlWLGguH.htm you mentioned Ethiopia joined the UPU in 1911 they actually joined the UPU (as empire) in 1908. just a FYI rodney
July 4th 09 05:35 AM
by rodney Go to last post
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British Forces in Egypt. by rodney
3rd Brigade Headquarters PO W3 17th December 1940 http://cjoint.com/data/hdp5DUMPP4.htm
July 3rd 09 03:03 PM
by rodney Go to last post
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Q: South Korea dragon stamp by skaizun
I have a few South Korea stamps from what may be a paper bag used as an envelope or package. The stamps are all the same: a bluish diamond lattice background with an ornate dragon, possibly flying, and its long tongue sticking out. Each stamp has "500.00" (the decimal part is underlined)....
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July 3rd 09 12:02 AM
by rodney Go to last post
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France~Happy New Year Cancel Num 116. by rodney
La Sameuse 15c http://cjoint.com/data/gDpcIbQrAc.htm
July 2nd 09 08:01 AM
by rodney Go to last post
8 140
RCSD sources: solution? by Stan
Thanks to all who proposed solutions. I started with the Google suggestion from both Blair and Jerry B. This message is being sent from my Google Groups account, newly created. Silver lining is that I now have access to the three stamps groups of recent interest, and Google also gives access to...
July 2nd 09 04:05 AM
by rodney Go to last post
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(RCSD) GPO London by Blair (TC)
It appears that all this chat about Branch Offices in another thread uncovered something of interest. The Lombard St, Branch office appears to have been the GPO until 1929, when it moved. The Post Office, Lombard Street, formerly the General Post Office, was originally built by "the great...
July 2nd 09 12:41 AM
by rodney Go to last post
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GB query~hex cancellations. by rodney
Anyone know anything about these, I do not recall seeing many in my travels. http://cjoint.com/data/gDpQPSTwz5.htm One is from the Monopoly board, Park Lane, Brownie points for anybody who can discern just three readable letters from the LHS strike. Thanks.
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July 1st 09 04:05 PM
by Sir F. A. Rien Go to last post
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Aussie hex cancel 1948 by Blair (TC)
Australia: 29 Dec.1948 (PM.48) 2½d Scout tied to Jamboree souvenir cover by "PAN PACIFIC SCOUT JAMBOREE/ YARRA-BRAE/AUST" hexagonal cancel.
July 1st 09 02:00 AM
by Blair (TC) Go to last post
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(RCSD) GB Hex cancel 1974 by Blair (TC)
http://www.thematics4u.com/ambrowCart/shop/show_details.php?ref=41806
July 1st 09 01:46 AM
by Blair (TC) Go to last post
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Quarantain Station by peter Baumann
Some time ago, I had a question about "Manly Quarantain Station". Now I obtained the letter in question - an here it is. http://666kb.com/i/ba6z0a3jauu0gxtcn.jpg http://666kb.com/i/ba6z1ebz37f4eoiqf.jpg I'm really happy, that I got my fingers on that item.
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June 30th 09 01:14 AM
by rodney Go to last post
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Czechoslovakia ID's please. by rodney
Possibly revenues. IIRC I have requested ID on these before, but I cannot source the reply, I apologise for this in advance. http://cjoint.com/data/gCebsgcmMZ.htm 2 minisheets the LHS I cannot locate, the RHS is not allocated a number in the SG simplified SOTW (stamps of the...
June 29th 09 08:27 AM
by Victor Manta Go to last post
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Michael Jackson stamp? by Toke Nørby
I just read on www.tmz.com that MJ died today, only 50. Too early. Then a question came to me: when will/can the USPS issue a stamp to honour him- if they will do that? Must the USPS wait a couple of years or can they just go on. Are there any rules for such issues? -- Mvh Toke Se...
June 28th 09 12:22 PM
by Victor Manta Go to last post
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Trading stamps with postal validity. by rodney
Australian Stamp News November 1971 http://cjoint.com/data/gCfvGdqYS4.htm
June 28th 09 04:23 AM
by rodney Go to last post
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India~regugee relief. by rodney
Indian Refugee relief stamps existed between 15th Nov 1971 to 31st March 1973 to raise funds for refugees from Bangladesh and East Pakistan. The levy was 5 paise on all mails. There were hundreds of rubber cancellers apparently, this one I have never spied before, so it is here for the...
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June 28th 09 02:32 AM
by Joshua McGee[_4_] Go to last post
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Germany/Vatican 2008 Xmas by Ralphael1
Checking Germany/Vatican 2008 Christmas joint issue I find that Scott has numbered the German part B1008-B1009. Anyone know why Scott put this issue in the back of the book. I do not remember previous Christmas issues in the back of the book. Thanks, Ralphael, the OLD one
June 27th 09 10:07 PM
by Victor Manta Go to last post
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It's cinderella time~ "Snooky ookums" by rodney
On Friday 19th September 1913, the members of the Ship's Company of RMS "Omrah" in the Indian Ocean, performed "Snooky Ookums" the Irving Berlin song, for all those in attendance. Floating around in the bottom of a phossick box of mine, was the programme that evening, it had no philatelic...
June 27th 09 03:33 PM
by rodney Go to last post
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