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Posted 09/15/2017   08:07 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add wlbarclay to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

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Here are some US cancel/stamp combos from the 1960s


This one is rather inexplicable. Why would Smokey the Bear and 'Only You Can Prevent Forest Fires' be on a Sudanese stamps?
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Posted 09/15/2017   10:52 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

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This one is rather inexplicable. Why would Smokey the Bear and 'Only You Can Prevent Forest Fires' be on a Sudanese stamps?


Guess:
Happens infrequently, cover mailed from Sudan, uncancelled, reaches destination and goes through a machine canceller for some reason.
or,
Collector mails a local cover and adds sundry stamps for fun, they get cancelled locally.

I have had lots of bodgie stamps on my covers from colleagues in US,
George Washington (Monaco) on one.
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Posted 09/15/2017   10:56 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply


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How does one upload images 'directly'?


In your thread / new post, see "Upload Image" below (green camera)
Click that,
navigate to the folder you keep the image you want to load, "choose file"
click "Open"

Voila!



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Posted 02/21/2020   1:53 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Ciletaliph to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I like purple cancels.
Phalanx Station, Ohio. DPO

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Posted 02/21/2020   3:19 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add bookbndrbob to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
As far as the Smokey bear cancels go, I have seen 1950's and 60's diplomatic pouch mail sent to the U.S. with U.S. cancels applied at destination.
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Posted 02/21/2020   8:43 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add hy-brasil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
As bookbndbob notes, the Sudan stamp is most likely from diplomatic pouch mail. Letters from or sent through the US embassy in many foreign countries required the correct postage of that country to be applied. These went via diplomatic pouch (secure but not spy stuff) with all routed through Washington DC (at least in the 1950s and 1960s) and cancelled with US postmarks there.

See also:
http://goscf.com/t/28838
and elsewhere on SCF
http://www.stampsmarter.com/feature...ernView.html
Search on "diplomatic" for a few examples of Washington DC machine cancels used thus
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Posted 03/06/2020   2:18 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add stampfan9 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Hi all.


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Posted 04/15/2020   07:31 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add stampfan9 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply


Doane cancel type 2, #3 from a now discontinued Post Office.
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Posted 04/15/2020   08:01 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add DonSellos to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
A clear object/slogan cancel of Paul Revere's ride on this 1951 cover from Freeman & Company, Auctioneers.

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Posted 06/13/2020   8:08 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add stampfan9 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply




Does anyone know the story behind this pictorial cancel?
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Posted 06/13/2020   10:58 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Pictormark.
This shall be, I guess the travelling postal bus.
We talked about these from another country recently.
I'll have to dig.
Hmm maybe not "Folk och forsvar" People and defence.

Are you able to lift the top circular text?

https://folkochforsvar.se/in-english/
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Posted 06/13/2020   11:36 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
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Posted 06/13/2020   11:44 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Similar Pictormark fro Czechoslovakia "Auto Posta"

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Posted 06/14/2020   01:28 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add stampfan9 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

rod222, Thank you so much for the information.
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Posted 06/15/2020   4:55 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add stampfan9 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
rod222,Sorry about the delay.

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