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Posted 04/05/2012   6:02 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add fincbob2451 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message
Hello, I have this Canary Island stamp that I cannot identify. In the Scott catalog when I look up Canary Islands it refers me to Spain. All the Canary Island stamp listed there are iverprinted. Is this possibly a revenue>
Once again, thank you for your help.
David

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Posted 04/05/2012   7:21 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add khj to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I believe it is a Spanish Civil War postal tax stamp for the Canary Islands, although someone once mentioned to me that it was an actual airmail stamp. Given the denomination, I think it is more likely a postal tax stamp. Probably issued around 1936 or 1937. Not listed in Scott, but it should be listed in the Galvez catalog if you have access to one. It may be worth checking the Spain (Canary Islands) section of the Michel and Edifil catalogs as well.
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Posted 04/05/2012   11:23 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add fincbob2451 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Helloo khj, Excelent, I am never disappointed with the information here.
Many thanks
David
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Posted 04/06/2012   12:42 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add 22crows to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
A description from bidStart says this:

1937 Canary Islands , Islas Canarias , Cinderella Aviation Label Vignette , Sanabria Air Post Semi Official # 74 . 5 cent Stamp Label pictures the Dornier Wal plane in flight over water , island and rising sun .
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Thanks 22crows, a great description and a big help.
Thanks
david
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