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Posted 10/16/2017   1:09 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add KuoLC5310 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Indonesia
National Museums
February 29, 2004
Set of four, one stamp depicts the skeleton of a prehistoric animal in the Museum of Geology at Bandung.


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Posted 10/16/2017   4:04 pm  Show Profile Check revenuecollector's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add revenuecollector to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Not a stamp, but rather a cancel.

Per Bruce Baryla, from his award-winning "Civil War Sun Tax" exhibit:

This 'Skull and Bones' handstamp was known to collectors of fancy handstamps by its appearance as a 'sender's mark' on covers mailed in 1857 by the 'Society of Twenty-Two,' a Yale University based fraternal group associated with the famous Skull and Bones Society.

This same handstamp was used years later as a stamp canceling device. As it turns out, the secretary of the 'Society of Twenty-Two' in 1857 was Robert A. Beckwith. He became a photographer and co-owner of the Whitney & Beckwith studio - and he repurposed the handstamp from his college days to cancel revenue stamps.


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Posted 11/09/2017   07:55 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Gnobre to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Hi! The very new block from Brazil with a skeleton.


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I found more this skeleton stamp, now from Marshall Islands:

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Hello again! This is, from Monaco, a stamped postcard, both with a skeleton.



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Laos 1993 Drug Abuse Sc 1127(?)



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New stamps from Jersey


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Germany 1978:


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Canada


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From South Africa


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Hungary, Maximum Card, 1968:


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Argentina
Bicentenary of the Argentine Natural Sciences Museum
April 28, 2012
Set of four, one stamp depicts the fossilized skeleton of a titanosaurian dinosaur Bonatitan reigi.

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Spain
Museums 2018
March 26, 2018
Set of three; the Cantabrian Maritime Museum stamp shows whale skeletons.

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Great Britain
Leonardo da Vinci
February 13 2019
The stamp set marks the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519). The sketches from the Royal Collection includes a skull sectioned and the human skeleton.

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Bhutan

1986

Halley's Comet

6v.

Examining my Halley's stamps I found this one , depicting the 4 apocalypse horsemen, described in the Holy Bible, in the chapter of Revelations .

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