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Posted 04/21/2012   9:41 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add our_elephant to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Gambia Registered cover to USA sent from a Travelling Post Office (TPO)


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Posted 04/22/2012   10:16 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add our_elephant to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
India Meter Franking 1952 with elephant, the elephant was emblem of "Central merchantile Assurance Company"






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Here is an image of a stamp designed after a mural painting in the ordination hall of Wat Suwandararam, Ayutthaya, depicting King Naresuan the Great on elephant back defeating Min Chit Swa, the Crown Prince of Burma, on January 25, 1592 at Nong Sarai field in Suphan Buri, printed by lithogravure, and issued by Thailand on January 18, 1992 to commemorate the 400th anniversary of this legendary duel, Scott No. 1437.

- nethryk

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Posted 04/24/2012   10:45 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add our_elephant to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Elephants on Meter Cuts.



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Posted 04/25/2012   10:20 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add our_elephant to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
A cover sent from Vietnam.stamp 2004 issue celebrating centinary of Dak lak provience of vietnam which is called as land of elephants.


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Posted 04/27/2012   03:23 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add our_elephant to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
A cover sent from Sudan to Canada


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Posted 04/27/2012   04:04 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Leng to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Hi our_elephant, I love your varied elephant philatelic material, do continue to show some more!
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Posted 04/27/2012   08:34 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add our_elephant to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
For you Leng
Thailand War elephant 1955 issue






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Posted 04/27/2012   10:34 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Leng to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Oh these are lovely! I looked them up, something to do with 16th century King Naresuan? imperf pairs? what are the black spots?

Btw appreciate your elephant-slogan meters too.
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Posted 04/27/2012   11:02 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add our_elephant to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Leng Those are not black spots, they are holes punched on stamps, it appears black as a black background was used for scaning.
These holes are a system to denote proof stamps.
Yes these stamps are issued to celebrate 400th birthday of King Naresuan
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Posted 04/28/2012   06:00 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Leng to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Oic, thanks!
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Gabon Postage due cover to USA

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Posted 04/29/2012   11:15 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add our_elephant to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Elephant cover sent from Vietnam


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Cover from Thailand to India with the seven headed elephant Airavata
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Airavata (#2320;#2352;#2366;#2357;#2340;) is a mythological white elephant who carries the Hindu god Indra. It is also called 'Ardha-Matanga', meaning "elephant of the clouds"; 'Naga-malla', meaning "the fighting elephant"; and 'Arkasodara', meaning "brother of the sun". 'Abharamu' is the elephant wife of Airavata. Airavata has four tusks and seven trunks and is spotless white. It is known as Airavat(#3216;#3248;#3262;#3253;#3236;)in Kannada,Airavatam in Tamil, Telugu and Erawan in Thai.
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India Speed post cover. Local usage

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