Sitemap for Articles 181 to 216 (January to March 2007)

Here is a sheet of commemoratives celebrating Jewish Holidays.
These stamps show close-up images of animals found in Portugal and former Portuguese colonies.
I show here a souvenir sheet showing the marine life of Thailand.
France issued a common two color design for each colony during the early 20th century. The entire series uses the same design. Quick links: low values / middle values / high values / details of the designs
These commemoratives show great examples of Ancient Greek pottery. Quick links: second page
This is the first installment in a series dedicated to modern paintings.
Cuba issued two series for these olympics. The first series was issued before the event, and the second series was issued after the event, and highlights the athletes who medaled. Both series have sourvenir sheets.
This issue commemorates Juan de Funi, Peter Paulus Rubens and Tizian. Quick links: complete stamps / highlights of the stamps
Here is the fourth and last group of issues of this great series that I am showing. Quick links: main page / second page / third page
The beautiful Birds of America book is highlighted in an issue by Canada. I also show two souvenir sheets, one showing flowers and celebrating a stamp exhibition, and another showing big cats, part of a joint issue with China. Quick links: Audubon issue stamps / Audubon sheets / Two souvenir sheets
Continuing the great tradition of stamps purely for philatelists, Bhutan issued two souvenir sheets of flower paintings. Quick links: first sheet / second sheet
There are many varieties for this issue.Quick links: main page / 3 Kreuzer specimens / 6 Kreuzer specimens / 9 Kreuzer specimens / details of the designs
This is the last article in this round of Cuba First Issue articles. Follow the links below to all of the pages. Quick links: main page / 1855 on blue paper / 1855 on white paper / 1856 dirty printing (lemon) / 1856 clean printing (emerald) / 1857 early and worn impression / 1862 cleaned plates / blocks with pen cancel / postal forgery
Here is another batch of Czechoslovakia art stamps. I also include images of the stamps in sheetlets of four
These stamps commemorate the pilgrimage to Mecca in 1985. I also include the stamps in blocks of four.
The classic automobiles shown here were made by La Cuadra, Hispano Suiza, Euzalde, and Abadal.
This international space collaboration set the stage for the International Space Station.
These are beautiful butterfly stamps.
These three items designed by Czeslaw Slania are representative of this great stamp engraver. Quick links: main page / 1000th stamp / A booklet / A souvernir sheet
Canada has issed four high valued definitives in the style of the previous series. Quick links: sheets of four
Benin issued a series of butterfly stamps in 1996. The issue includes a souvenir sheet.
These stamps depicting Italian Villas were issued in 1982, 1983, and 1985.
Here is another installment of this beautiful series. Quick links: sheetlets of four
These fresh water fish stamps were in issued in 1978.
This selection shows three major types of early French Guinea stamps. Quick links: Villager Allegory / Villager Allegory Overprinted / Sage Allegory Overprinted / High Resolution
Here are three Japan diptychs from 1975, 1976, and 1977.
These have to be the most beautiful butterfly stamps ever made, or perhaps a close second to the Bhutan 3D butterfly stamps I showed in a previous article.
These two souvenire sheets were printed in small quantities. They were issued for the world stamp exhibition of 1975 held in Madrid, Spain. Quick links: sheet 1 / sheet 2
Here are stamps from Benin depicting whales and dolphins.
Here is another installment of this beautiful series. Quick links: sheets of four
I have come across a great selection of USA late 1970s and early 1980s kiloware. The clippings are from what may have been mailings of important documents. Most of the rates seem to be in the $1.50 to $2.50 range.
Here are two sheets showing popular children's comics from Argentina. Quick links: sheet 1 / sheet 2
This is a selection of 1960s commemoratives. Quick links: main page / Aswan Dam / Air Mail stamps / National Resources
Looking at these stamps, it is clear that countries need to issue more large format art stamps. Quick links: first issue / second issue
These are some of the most beautiful butterfly stamps ever issued. Quick links: the sheet in two formats / the individual stamps in more detail
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