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Stamps of the World

History, arts, science, sports and nature illustrated through a selection of world-wide stamps.

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123456789 North Borneo Stamps: A Cover That Missed the Last Clipper Service

Pan-American Trans-Pacific Clipper Service (1935-1941) I showed this cover to one of my non-philatelic friends one day and jokingly asked him if he would buy it for €50. Although quite impressed with the heavy colourful frankings, like an innate reflex, he spontaneously asked me back" Fifty euros??!

123456789 North Borneo Stamps: British Military Administration (BMA).

The BMA took charge of Brunei's postal service on 17 December 1945 and treated all four British Borneo teritories as one unit (as also had the Japanese). Sarawak stamps of the 1934-41 issue and North Borneo 1939 issue were overprinted "BMA".

Bird stamps from Congo.

The Republic of the Congo, also referred to as Congo-Brazzaville, is a country located in Central Africa. It is bordered by Gabon, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Angolan exclave of Cabinda. The region was dominated by Bantu-speaking tribes, who built trade links leading into the Congo River basin.

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The BMA took charge of Brunei's postal service on 17 December 1945 and treated all four British Borneo teritories as one unit (as also had the Japanese). Sarawak stamps of the 1934-41 issue and North Borneo 1939 issue were overprinted "BMA".

Mahatma Gandhi The Most Visible Indian in the World of Stamps.

Gandhi is the most international of all Indian faces in the world of stamps. Besides India, 80 countries, from Antigua to Zambia, have issued some 250 stamps on the Mahatma. Outside India, it was the United States that became the first country to issue Gandhi stamps.

North Borneo Stamps: A Cover That Missed the Last Clipper Service

Pan-American Trans-Pacific Clipper Service (1935-1941) I showed this cover to one of my non-philatelic friends one day and jokingly asked him if he would buy it for €50. Although quite impressed with the heavy colourful frankings, like an innate reflex, he spontaneously asked me back" Fifty euros??!

North Borneo Stamps: British Military Administration (BMA).

The BMA took charge of Brunei's postal service on 17 December 1945 and treated all four British Borneo teritories as one unit (as also had the Japanese). Sarawak stamps of the 1934-41 issue and North Borneo 1939 issue were overprinted "BMA".

Stamps of the World

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The Sydney Harbour Bridge on Stamps, Postal Stationery and Postmarks: Olympics 2000 Miniature Sheet 'Omnibus'.

Opened in 1932 as a combined road / rail bridge, Sydney Harbour Bridge is one of the premier icons of Australia. It appears on numerous postage stamps, miniature sheets ( including sheet borders ), several items of postal stationery, a Parcel label and even a Commemorative Telegram.

The Sydney Harbour Bridge on Stamps, Postal Stationery and Postmarks: Stamp Issues of Australia.

Opened in 1932 as a combined road / rail bridge, Sydney Harbour Bridge is one of the premier icons of Australia. It appears on numerous postage stamps, miniature sheets ( including sheet borders ), several items of postal stationery, a Parcel label and even a Commemorative Telegram.

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