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Famous stamps of the world

Max Hertsch

Famous stamps of the world

by Max Hertsch

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Published by Hallwag in Berne .
Written in English


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Statement(by) Max Hertsch.
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Open LibraryOL17048202M

Christchurch Exhibition 1d Claret Colour – Miscoloured; Teddy Bear Health Stamp – Withdrawn because it showed an incorrect use of a car child restraint, though a number were still sold; Maori Performing Arts stamps – Sets of five stamps printed but destroyed before release, after causing public offense (with a very small number sold by mistake). Today, only 15 mint rare postage stamps survived. Its rare stamp price is estimated around US$ 60, ) Basel Dove stamp () Issued in the Canton of Basel in Switzerland, the world's first tri-color stamp has an approximate rare stamp value of The extremely rare Basel Dove was designed by Melchoir Berry.

Business 7 famous people you didn’t know were stamp collectors. According to Linn’s Stamp News, there are around 5 million stamp collectors in the U.S., and million in the United Kingdom dedicated to the hobby of assembling this miniature works of art from all over the world. Famous Americans Series. The Famous Americans series is comprised of 35 stamps, issued in 7 groups of 5 stamps each, and printed in sheets of The groups honor Authors, Poets, Educators, Scientists, Composers, Artists and Inventors.

Anatoly Karpov, the former world chess champion is also a popular stamp collector specializing in chess and Olympics-themed stamps. His famous stamp collection ranges from the commemorative stamps of the first modern Olympic Games in Athens up to the Amsterdam Olympics. The pictures were pretty and all, but I feel the book's limitations merely drove home how much a more comprehensive history of stamp issues is needed. Many of these stamps are, despite the authors' assertions otherwise, impossible for amateur collectors to procure and many much more interesting (and controversial) stamps were eschewed for the /5.


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Famous stamps of the world (Orbis pictus) [Max Hertsch] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Small hardcover book from giving information about stamp collecting and showing the variety and interesting features of stamp-collecting.

This is another great book about famous stamp collectors by Stanley M. Bierman, M.D. It is well researched and sheds much new light on important stamp collectors of the past like E.

Sterling, Phillip H. Ward, Jr., Henry G. Lapham, and Judge Robert S. Emerson 5/5(2). Read some of the fascinating stories behind the world's most sought-after stamps, from the famous commemoratives of American presidents to issues from some of the most remotest post offices in the world.

Stamps trace the character and history of the country from which they originate, and this encyclopedic visual directory, with images, is a valuable record of some of the most /5(46).

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The last time the Royal examined and certified the world’s most famous stamp was inmarking a new generation of experts that have confirmed its place at the apex of the philatelic world.

David Redden, Vice Chairman of Sotheby’s, commented: “We deeply appreciate the Expert Committee at the Royal Philatelic Society convening a special. Canada's 12 Pence Black was issued in and features a portrait of the youthful Queen Victoria. It is one of the most famous stamps in the world.

Altogether, 51, copies of the 12 Pence Black were printed, but due to its high denomination, only 1, copies were sold. The Voices of the Harlem Renaissance Forever ® stamps feature 4 authors from a period of exuberant creativity.

Shop Now Voices of the Harlem Renaissance Forever Stamps Stamps Book. The World’s first postage stamp (image: wikimedia commons) diversity and individual achievement with its numerous stamps celebrating famous artists and innovators. Through West’s book Author: Jimmy Stamp.

Rare Stamps contains a full list of famous and valuable stamps in the world today. You can learn about the postal history, and appreciate the various circumstances in history that has made these stamps famous.

For a very long time, the one cent "Black on Magenta" of British Guiana was considered to be the world's rarest and most expensive stamp. Inthe former colony of British Guiana urgently required an extra supply of stamps and couldn’t wait for a fresh stock of new stamps to arrive from England where they were normally produced.

So, this book covers the stamps of some of the more important countries in the world, but also some of the lesser known countries. For example, on p you will find a stamp from Chile honoring their liberator, General Bernardo O' Higgins, () and on pagean Irish stamp portraying George Bernard Shaw ()/5(9).

The most expensive and famous postage stamps of Austria on a sepcial page: France: 1 Franc orange red, 30 10 Great Britain: 1 Pound, / 15 India first postage stamp issue: 1/2 Anna red, Scinde Distric Post, 15 Kenya & Uganda: Pound black/red, / 30 Uganda Protectoriate.

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Become a World Book Insider. Stay up to speed on all we have to offer-plus activities, crafts, and blogs for parents and educators in our newsletter. Pages in category "Great Britain" The following 1, pages are in this category, out of 1, total. (previous 1,) (). The 11 Most Controversial Stamps in U.S.

History 1. Whistler’s Mother stamp, released Many artists objected to the way James McNeill Whistler’s famous 2. Susan B. Anthony stamp, released Some imaginative critics thought. Product details Paperback: pages Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1 edition (Decem ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x 11 inches Shipping Weight: pounds (View shipping rates and policies) Customer 5/5(3).

The Inverted Swan is one of the most famous and unique stamps in the world, not because of its beauty, but rather because it was one of the first invert errors in the world.

The Inverted Swan was issued in Perth, Australia inwhen a complicated process of producing these stamps through lithography was followed. Issued by the then Kingdom of Hawaii inthese are amongst the rarest postage stamps in the world.

The stamps were in three denominations; 2 cents, 5 cents and 13 cents. They went on to be known as ‘Missionaries’ because most of them were discovered on the correspondence between Missionaries working in : Adriana John.

The stamp was designed by Surveyor General Charles Bell and printed by Messrs. Perkins, Bacon & Co., a famous printer of books, bank notes and postage stamps.

Very rare copies of the stamp have. 7 of the world's most valuable stamps - and the stories behind them In a world of emails and Snapchat, stamp collecting is back in vogue.

We introduce you to the stamps selling for millions - .An list of all the famous stamps in the world. Contains the nick name, picture of the stamp, approximate value, date, issuer and description of the stamp.

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$ 5 left. Uganda - MAHATMA GANDHI - Souvenir Sheet Stamp MNH. $ Mali Famous Movie Actors - Set Of 6 Stamps - MNH. $ 3d 7h.