Pigs on stamps

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  1. anglobob

    anglobob Moderator Moderator

    Just found these Post and Go stamps from Great Britain.

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  2. Werner Salentin

    Werner Salentin Well-Known Member

    Not a very popular thematic,except for numerous Asian New Year issues,
    like this one:
    Schweine Taiwan 802.jpg
    issued Oct.31st,1970
     
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  3. anglobob

    anglobob Moderator Moderator

    What about a piggy bank ? piggy bank.jpg
     
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  4. DonSellos

    DonSellos Moderator Moderator

    Close enough!

    Don
     
  5. Werner Salentin

    Werner Salentin Well-Known Member

    With a sharp eye: the Taiwan stamps picture a piggy bank as well !
     
  6. Werner Salentin

    Werner Salentin Well-Known Member

    Schweine Nord-Borneo 134 186.jpg
    Stamps of wild boars are more common.
    The upper one,issued 1909 (catalogues give no exact date) probably
    is the oldest stamp showing a member of the swine-family.In German
    it is named "Pustel-Schwein".
    Several "blues" exist and different perforations and overprints.
    The lower stamp is from the Red Cross-charity set,issued 1918.
     
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  7. Werner Salentin

    Werner Salentin Well-Known Member

    Schweine Irland 1995.jpg
    Chinese New Year 1995
     
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  8. Werner Salentin

    Werner Salentin Well-Known Member

    Chinese New Year 1997:
    Schweine Irland 1997.jpg
    That with the pig looks to me as a pretty cynical one !
     
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  9. Werner Salentin

    Werner Salentin Well-Known Member

    Schweine Bulgarien 1063B.jpg
    issued 1958,from a wildlife set of 6 (exists perforated and imperforated)
     
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  10. inkersohu

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    issued Jun, fifteen, 1960
     

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  13. Werner Salentin

    Werner Salentin Well-Known Member

    Schweine D 3293.jpg
    issued March 1st,2017
     
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  16. Werner Salentin

    Werner Salentin Well-Known Member

    Schweine DDR 2275.jpg
    issued Nov.15th,1978,from a set of 6
     
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  17. anglobob

    anglobob Moderator Moderator

    Oink,oink....:cat::cat::cat:
     
  18. Werner Salentin

    Werner Salentin Well-Known Member

    Schweine DDR 2989.jpg
    A Brothers Grimm fairytale,I like very much.
    Issued in a minisheet of 6 on Nov.26th,1985.
     
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  19. BettyBoop

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    Some New Zealand pigs, Year of the Pig 2007, and a whimsical one from Canada, IMG_0002.jpg IMG_0001.jpg 2019 - happy little piggies ,,,
     
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  20. Werner Salentin

    Werner Salentin Well-Known Member

    Schweine Fr.Somali 314.jpg
    issued July 7th,1958; from a set of 3;
     
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