couldn't find these at stampworld

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  1. Phaik Hooi

    Phaik Hooi Member

    dear all

    when were the tuova stamps issued?

    regards
    phaik hooi

    touva, CCCP copy.jpg
     
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  2. James-2489

    James-2489 Well-Known Member

    Hello Phaik hooi, Tuva was a region in central Asia between Russia and Mongolia, which in 1921, under Russian instigation, became the Tuvan People's Republic. A treaty between the Soviet Union and the Mongolian People's Republic in 1926 affirmed the country’s independence, although no other countries formally recognized it. In 1944, it was annexed to the Soviet Union as part of the Tuvan Autonomous Oblast and in 1961 became the Tuva Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic. Its successor since 1992, the Tuvan Republic, is a member of the Russian Federation.

    From 1934 to 1936, Tuva issued about 100 different postage stamps with exotic images of Tuvan life, including horse racing, nomadic battle scenes, and domestic animals including camels and oxen. These large format stamps came in a variety of shapes including diamonds, and were widely sold to collectors in canceled-to-order form.
    According to one source, these stamps were the brainchild of Bela Sekula, a promoter of philatelic "rarities", who in 1934 convinced the Tuvan and Soviet authorities to manufacture exotic stamps to sell to collectors. They were in fact "designed in Moscow, printed in Moscow, franked in Moscow and sold abroad by a Moscow state trading firm to earn hard currency for Moscow."

    Regards, James.
     
  3. Phaik Hooi

    Phaik Hooi Member

    tq!! so, should i just label them as 1934 to 1936?

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Béla_Székula
    stamp dealer and forger :hilarious::hilarious:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Postage_stamps_and_postal_history_of_Tannu_Tuva
    "Since the 1990s, numerous labels purporting to be postage stamps of Tuva have appeared on the market. They have depicted a variety of unlikely Tuvan subjects, such as Bart Simpson, the Teletubbies and Led Zeppelin, and are all illegal stamps apparently intended to deceive collectors." :hilarious::hilarious:

    thanx for the google keywords :happy:
     
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  4. Phaik Hooi

    Phaik Hooi Member

    i registered at stamp world and found it! i have the complete set. the rectangular ones were on a different page :happy:

    touva 1936 airmail set.png
     
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  5. James-2489

    James-2489 Well-Known Member


    Hello Phaik Hooi,
    try here

    https://colnect.com/en/stamps/years/country/32594-Tannu_Tuva
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    Regards, James.
     
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  6. James-2489

    James-2489 Well-Known Member

    USSR stamp 1936 - Pioneers disentangling kite-line from telegraph wires
     
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  7. James-2489

    James-2489 Well-Known Member

    It took me longer to find out what "tq" ment than researching the stamps. In radio jargon it was "TNX" Thanks

    Regards James.
     
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  8. James-2489

    James-2489 Well-Known Member

    Hello all , It has been a very wet day here 290mm [11"] of rain fell between 03:00 a 08:00. we did'nt take the children to school because it always floods in half that amount of rain. We have had a whole day of babysitting. The rain continued until about 15:00 our 19 litre [5 us gallon] paint bucket overflowed ages before then and two of our trees fell over, we'll prop them back up tomorrow.

    Good night all, James.
     
  9. Phaik Hooi

    Phaik Hooi Member

    noted :)
     
  10. Phaik Hooi

    Phaik Hooi Member

    thank you for helping with dating the stamps!
    i use to live at soi charoen nakhon 13 and the flooding ... :happy:
    good night to you too
     
  11. James-2489

    James-2489 Well-Known Member

    We managed to re-stand and prop two of our Papaiya trees this morning, one has about 30kg [66 lbs] of fruit almost ready to harvest, two, with about 15kg of fruit not yet ripe, we tied this to a nearby deep rooted tree and re-covered the rootball with mud.
    Surprisingly all ten of our banana plants survived the storm, they should produce about 50kg of 'fruit' each.

    Hopefully no more rain coming our way.

    Regards, James.











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