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STAMPS, PHILATELY & PHILATELIC LITERATURE
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See also Ceylon & Sri Lankan post cards & Ceylonese covers.
|"The Louise Boyd Dale and Alfred F.
Lichtenstein Collections / Sale 4 / Ceylon and India" catalogue for February 19 1969
auction by H. R. Harmer Inc. Wonderful centerfold in color displays some of Ceylon's
greatest rarities. Waviness suggests water exposure at tops of pages, not marked up.
Indispensable for judging quality of margins on the early issues. $10.00 c-c!
25-09-1974 Stamp Bulletin #39A on the stamp issue honoring Mr. S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike (the late Prime Minister). Interesting biographical information & technical details.
To order from the pricelist above, please
TOPICAL STAMPS /
Blocks of 4 35 & 55 Massevirkningsloven (Law of Mass Action in chemistry) centenary
stamps in 1964, well centered & never hinged.
Sold but still available for scholarly
study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format.
To order from the pricelist above, please
CHESS TOPICAL STAMPS
Nothing to offer at this time.
ENFANTS / KINDER / BAMBINI / CRIANÇAS / NIÑOS
See also Children topical covers, Children postcards
& Birth announcement postcards.
4 / 79 Norway issue for International Year of the Child, complete set of 2, mint never hinged. $1.00
1 October 1979 International Year of the Child complete set of 3 stamps on 38 matching cacheted FDC's with all active Faeroes post offices represented. Only 100 such sets were prepared-- per the trade announcement that is included with the lot. Clear cancels like these from the smaller towns-- Funningur, Gøta, Hov, Hvalba, Leirvik, Mykikes, Skáli, Skopun, etc.--are not easily found. $195.00 fc
10 / 18 / 79 Spanish Andorra International Year of the Child, 19-pta stamp mint never hinged, complete. (2 available) $0.50 each. ac
To order from the pricelist above, please
LITERATURE & CHILE PHILATELY
See also Chile postal history & Chilean postcards.
|25 Octobre 1972 multicolor announcement for the General
Rene Schneider Chereau issue, completely in Spanish. $1.00
LITERATURE & CHINESE PHILATELY
CHINE / Chińsko Ludowo Republika / CINA / Kina /
PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA / Republica Popular de China /
Republikang Popular sa Tsina / Républik Rakyat Cina /
Volksrepubliek van Sjina / 中華人民共和國 / चीन
See also our China postal history,
Classic China postcards, Modern Chinese post cards,
Hong Kong postcards, Manchukuo postcards,
Manchuria postcards, & Chinese gymnastics photos.
November 1985 China Philately: designing commemoratives honoring Lin Zexu, Chinese stamp titles, the Fuzhou bisect, etc. $5.00
January 1986 China Philately: the Forbidden City on stamps, the overprints of 1912 (illustrated in color), etc. $5.00
March 1986 China Philately: China's space stamps, design of the Tiger Year stamp, 1-fen of the former Jiangxi Red Post, etc. $5.00
May 1986 China Philately: Lin Boqu's birth centenary, Huanshan Mountains on stamps, Qi Baishi art on stamps & souvenir sheets, etc. $5.00
July 1986 China Philately: designing the dwelling houses issue, Chinese writers & their works on stamps, printing of the New China definitives, etc. $5.00
September 1986 China Philately: how the magnolia issue was born, China sports stamps, print quantities of the 1985 stamps, etc. $5.00
November 1986 China Philately: souvenir sheet for the 2nd ACPF Congress, newly discovered Liberated Area stamps (in color), designing the first series of postage dues, etc. $5.00
January 1987 China Philately: the story of the Jiangxi Red Post stamp, designing the Rabbit Year stamp, late letter fee stamps, etc. $5.00
July 1987 China Philately: draft designs of Mount Tai stamps (color), double-surcharged red revenue small-type 4-fen, kite stamps, etc. $5.00
September 1987 China Philately: Dunhuang murals stamps, 60th anniversary of PLA stamps, Lusi stamps, etc. $5.00
November 1987 China Philately: farmers' paintings of Jin Shan County, reconstruction of the back of the 3rd Andong print, Chinese ancient fairytales on stamps, etc. $5.00
January 1988 China Philately: Hunan-Jianxi Border Province issue (color), dragons on Chinese stamps, printing quantities of 1986 stamps, etc. $5.00
March 1988 China Philately: designing
the Heroes of the Marsh stamps, the chime bells souvenir sheet,
May 1988 China Philately: Mao Zedong issue of Lushan print (color), printing quantities of 1987 stamps, rare provisionals printed at Xiangyun, etc. $5.00
July 1988 China Philately: commemoratives on Hainan Province founding, Tonghua print of Chairman Mao's portrait (color), large dragon one-candarin cliches, etc. $5.00
September 1988 China Philately: stamps honoring Cai Yanpei, first set of modern Chinese scientists, how the W.2 stamps came into being, etc. $5.00
November 1988 China Philately: 11th Asian Games stamps, revenue stamps of 1988 (color), origin of the large dragon design, etc. $5.00
January 1989 China Philately: selections from China's National Stamp Museum (color), newly discovered red revenue small one dollar, Chinese orchid stamps, etc. $5.00
March 1989 China Philately: T.131 Romance of the 3 Kingdoms issue, postage dues from Wu Naigen's collection (color), Pére David's deer on stamps, etc. $5.00
OTHER CHINESE PHILATELIC LITERATURE
"1994 / Yang's Postage Stamp Catalogue of / The People's Republic of China [Part II-People's Republic Issues" edited by Nai-Chiang Yang, 10th edition illustrated in color throughout, paperbound, 154 pages plus covers. Includes military post, money order stamps & stamp booklets. Bilingual--Chinese & English. Paper bends at one corner, otherwise fresh. $18.00 c%
CHRISTMAS ISLAND PHILATELIC LITERATURE
|1991 Christmas Island Philatelic Bureau
Newsletter #2 on their special stamp issue for policing. 6 pages in all, includes large
illustrations & technical details. Vertical crease as sent. $1.25 lc
STAMPS & PHILATELIC LITERATURE
NOËL / WEIHNACHTEN / NATALE / NAVIDAD
See also Christmas topical covers
& Christmas postcards.
November 2 1965 US angel with trumpet 5-c Christmas stamp in NH plate number (#28294) block of 4. Premium number per Durland. $1.00 uc
November 6 1967 US Christmas issue in matched NH plate number 29430 blocks of four--1979 Durland lists at 10 times normal $4.50 uc-
11 / 4 / 75 Malta's Christmas semi-postal issue complete in 3 NH matched corner blocks of four. $5.50 mc
Special: Both of the above booklets: $9.50
Bureau of Posts Philippine Stamp News announcing the December 1, 1976 issue of Christmas stamps, folded to fit in #10 envelope. $1.00 pc
11 / 2 / 77 Gibraltar Christmas & Peter Paul Reubens paintings issue, complete in 8 mint never hinged stamps, including the perforation varieties. 5 with selvedge attached; the other 3 in a triptych. $4.50 gcp
12 / 5 / 78 Spanish Andorra Christmas issue, 5-pta mint never hinged stamp, short set. (2 available) $0.25 each. ac
11 / 81 Saint Vincent Christmas issue complete set of 4 mint never hinged, overprinted SPECIMEN. Seldom seen. $10.00
See also US Christmas seals.
CHRISTMAS PHILATELIC LITERATURE
"AUSGABE 7.DEZEMBER 1972" 48-page postcard-sized booklet in German & English for their Christmas stamp issue. $1.50 lc
October 1974 Western Samoa Philatelic Bulletin No. 46 announcing the Christmas issue in November, order form, illustrations & some technical details. $1.00 w-c
August 1975 Western Samoa Philatelic Bulletin No. 51 announcing the 4-stamp Christmas issue in October. Order form, illustrations & some technical details. $1.00 w-c
1978:19 Sweden's official announcement of their 6-stamp Christmas issue depicting old toys. $1.00 sc
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Wanted to buy--stamps honoring Winston Churchill
issued by Central American & South American countries.
Mint or used, but no condition problems, please. *c
We will consider the purchase of postally used
Ciskei stamps. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *c
ARMS TOPICAL STAMPS /
See also Coats of arms topical covers & Heraldry postcards.
3 different Labuan
from their 1896 issue (missing overprint, identifiable by color from their North Borneo
counterparts), cancelled-to-order, one shown.
All 3 for $8.00
1920 eight Liechtenstein engraved imperforate stamps showing their coat of arms, LH. $1.00 lc
HERALDRY PHILATELIC LITERATURE
Liechtenstein's official trilingual announcement of the 6 September 1973 stamp issue showing the coats of arms of the Principality and its communes, including the order form. $1.00 lc
See also Cocos Islands covers & philatelic literature.
& PHILATELIC LITERATURE
See also Colombia covers & Colombian post cards.
COLOMBIA PHILATELIC LITERATURE
& COMMUNICATION PHILATELIC LITERATURE
See also Communications topical covers.
1967 Kuwait's Arab Publicity Week complete set of 2, NH. $0.75 kc
10 / 1 / 73 cylinder block of 4 South Africa ITU 15-c stamp on the scarce RSA tête-bêche watermarked matt paper, NH, together with the printed governmental explanation of this scarce variety. Seldom offered. $35.00 sc
COMMUNICATIONS PHILATELIC LITERATURE
1 Octobre 1974 official announcement of Burundi's International Letter-writing Week stamp issue, 3 neat folds. $1.00 bc
3.10.76 Finland new stamp issue announcement for 0,80 mk Finnish language stamp, 3 neat folds. $0.75 cf
22 November 1976 Swaziland official announcement of 5-stamp telephone centenary issue, 3 folds. $1.00 cs
See also Cook Islands postal history
& Cook Islands postcards.
|Official announcement of the Cook Islands 14 November 1973
wedding of Princess Anne issue, folded to fit in small envelope. $1.00 rc
See also Copernicus covers & Astronomy postcards.
COSTA RICA STAMPS
& COSTA RICAN PHILATELIC LITERATURE
COSTA-RICA / Costarica / Kostarika / Kosta Rika /
Kostarikë / LA REPUBLICA DE COSTA RICA / Կոստա - Ռիկա /
哥斯达黎加 / Κόστα Ρίκα / कोस्टा रिका / 코스타리카 / Коста Рика
See also Costa Rica postal history & Costa Rican postcards.
1976 Boletín Filatelico No. 45 announcing the 20-30 Clubs issue in February. $1.00
11 November 1976 Boletín Filatelico No. 51 announcing the 3 airmail stamp-on-stamps & 2 souvenir sheet issued for the VIIth National Philatelic Exhibition. Interesting details such as quantities issued. $1.00 sc-c
February 7 1980 issue of Boletín Filatelico No. 95 announcing the 10-colones stamp commemorating 50 years of legal medicine teaching in that country, bilingual & folded. $1.00 lc
1981 Boletín Filatelico No. 112 announcing the University of Costa Rica issue. $1.00
June 8 1981 Boletín Filatelico No. 115 announcing the Monsignor Bernardo Augussto Thiel & stained glass windows issue. In color. $1.00 sc
August 13 1981 Boletín Filatelico No. 123 announcing the 3-stamps on the Bar Association of Costa Rica, bilingual & folded. lc
December 13 1982 Boletín Filatelico No. 135 announcing the 4-stamp issue on the 30th anniversary of the Inter-Governmental Migration Committee, bilingual & folded. $1.00 lc
COSTA RICA PHILATELIC LITERATURE
COSTUME TOPICAL STAMPS
See also Costume postcards.
CROATIA STAMPS &
See also Croatian postal history & Croatian postcards.
CUBAN STAMPS & CUBA
Nothing to offer at this time.
See also Cuba postal history & Cuban postcards.
LITERATURE & CYPRIOT PHILATELY
KIBRIS / REPUBLIK ZYPERN
REPUBLIQUE DE CHYPRE
See also Turkish Federated State of Cyprus postal history
& Cyprus postcards -- all at this website.
"The W. L. E. Miller specialized Cyprus also
Gibraltar" catalogue with prices realized for Robson Lowe auction held 28 October
1977, well illustrated in black & white.
267 Cyprus lots include
Austrian & British Post Offices, and 36 lots of proofs. 11 Gibraltar lots
include 2 examples of the value omitted variety of the 1889-96 issue. Prices realized inked in neatly
from the original prices realized (which is
included, as is the bid form), short stray mark on cover. Hard to
find! $11.50 c-c
1985 official announcement of the definitive issue released in March, in four languages, containing interesting technical information about the stamps & current exchange rates, folded once. $1.00
CYRENAICA PHILATELIC LITERATURE
STAMPS / SLOVAKIA
CESKOSLOVENSKO / TCHÉCOSLOVAKIE
TSCHECHOSLOWAKEI / CECOSLOVACCHIA
CHECOSLOVÁQUIA / CHECOSLOVAQUIA
Collection of Czechoslovakia & Slovakia housed in a quality German Ka-Be binder (springback type). No rarities, but not many spaces otherwise. Owner knew how to properly hinge stamps. Postage dues particularly strong. 166 pages take us through Czechoslovakia 1967, followed by 11 more for Slovakia. About 1500 stamps in all, with very little damaged material.
We show the first Czechoslovakia page & the third page for Slovakia at the left. Please click their thumbnails for a full-size view of either.
$310.00 postpaid & insured to the United States
1937 - 1946 personal delivery stamps written up neatly on 4 exhibit pages. The early issue is shown in oblong & square block formats, with perforation varieties. Used singles & pairs of both 1937's are shown. Single & corner block (shown) of the 1946 issue finish the presentation. Material is lightly hinged, fresh colors throughout. These stamps were issued as prepayment of a fee to ensure personal delivery for an addressee; all the stamps so issued are present. $37.50 c%
April 1967 complete set of 6 stamps & 1 souvenir sheet honoring Expo'67 in Montreal, unused & LH. Also 2 magazine clippings showing the making of Bohemian glassware (the subject of the 60h stamp) & Czech gymnasts in action who performed there--useful if you like to design your own pages. $4.75 c NEW / NOVA / NUEVO
June 1968 souvenir sheet for Praga 68, three lightly cancelled & postally used examples on piece with four other stamps that franked a parcel. Most unusual, because stamps had to be purchased with an entrance ticket. $15.00 ce
July & August 1970 The American Philatelist with Zdenek Kvasnika's article on "Czechoslovakia: 1920 T. G. Masaryk Issue" Well illustrated & interesting. $10.00 for 2 complete issues
See also Bohemia post cards.
See also Czechoslovakia gymnastics photos. Shown is Daniela Bartova competing at the 1991 World Championships.
See also Czechoslovakian postal history.
See also Czech Republic postal history.
See also Slovakia postcards. Shown is a Gruss aus from Komárom.
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