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Red Wreath Like OverPrint: Rep. Shqiptare

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Posted 07/19/2011  5:08 pm  Show Profile Check SueStamps's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add SueStamps to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message

I looked up "Rep. Shqiptare" and I guess this is a stamp from Albania?

Does anyone know what they red wreath-like overprint represents? Thank you!



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Posted 07/19/2011  6:43 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add butterfly to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

How neat!
You have an overprint surcharge combo there.
The A.Z. is for Ahmad Zogu, the guy on the stamp.
The wreath overprint was issued in various colors according to Scott.
Makes one wonder how many different combos exist.
Oh, it is Scott 209 (Albania)

PS: The wreath was to celebrate two whole years as president, apparently quite an achievement in Albania?


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Posted 07/19/2011  7:24 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Puzzler to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

That's neat. Seems kind of Christmasy in some way.

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Posted 07/19/2011  9:09 pm  Show Profile Check SueStamps's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add SueStamps to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

What amazing information! I was wondering about A & Z, but I thought the " Z " was an upsidedown number 2. See what I know, lolol.

Thank you so much for the information, I am thrilled and gathering all the information to print it out with a photo of my stamps and file it away in my binders! Thank you thank you!
Sue

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