Latest Acquisition

Discussion in 'Stamp Chat' started by Gunny, Sep 24, 2020.

  1. Werner Salentin

    Werner Salentin Well-Known Member

    Michel Germany does not list such "stamps".
    But they are listed in Michel Deutschland-Spezial volume I at the very
    end of the catalogue.
    There they also mention two books:
    "Gezähnte Kriegspropaganda",handbook and catalogue
    by Joachim Hosang
    "Forged Stamps of Two World Wars" by L.N.& M.Williams,London.

    By the way the "Himmler Stamps" are listed in the Michel-Spezial
    for € 1200.- (type I) and € 400.- (type II),for mint,n.h.
    Exist also imperforated,from proof-sheets.
    No price for used ones,as all known cancelled ones,without
    any doubt,are cancel-forgeries.
    But still some people pay a lot of money to get fooled.
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  2. BettyBoop

    BettyBoop Member

    thanks Werner - a bit of fascinating WWll history anyway.
  3. RichardBabcock

    RichardBabcock Active Member

    IMG_20201015_0001.jpg IMG_20201015_0002.jpg A new addition to my collection.
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  4. Gunny

    Gunny Retired Jarhead Moderator

    This should keep me busy for a while. Decided to start working on a Chile collection. So, I ordered a lot of miscellaneous stamps, partial collections, etc. Several hundred stamps and about a dozen sheets. Included general postage, revenue, air mail, postage due, etc. Should be fun.

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  5. RichardBabcock

    RichardBabcock Active Member

  6. anglobob

    anglobob Moderator Moderator

    A slogan cancel from Kenya,Uganda and Tanganyika from 1959,exhorting people to post Christmas mail early.A similar cancellation is still used in England today.
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  7. RichardBabcock

    RichardBabcock Active Member

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  9. RichardBabcock

    RichardBabcock Active Member

    Just arrived today, Fancy cancel, smeared ink, bent F IMG_20201126_0006.jpg IMG_20201126_0004.jpg
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  10. anglobob

    anglobob Moderator Moderator

    A couple of covers from Barbados.The bottom cover has George VI issue from 1950 and the current Queen Elizabeth issue from 1954.
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