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DDR, #1999 . Profile of George Foster and Cap't Cooks ship Resolution.
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# 2090-IGY type of 1957.Pictured is the Schooner "Zarja" exploring the earths magnetism.
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Bermuda # 109A ,The Yacht "Lucie". A good looking stamp if I may.
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Falklands dependencies over prints #1L37 Trans Arctic expedition 1955-58.
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On June 24, 1997 Canada issued this stamp (Sc #1649) to commemorate the 500th anniversary of Giovanni Caboto's voyage to North America. Caboto's ship Matthew is portrayed on the right of the stamp.

From wikipedia, "John Cabot (Giovanni Caboto) was an Italian navigator and explorer. His 1497 voyage to the coast of North America under the commission of Henry VII of England is the earliest known European exploration of coastal North America since the Norse visits to Vinland in the 11th century."

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This March 26, 1987, 50 kr stamp (Facit #700) of Iceland commemorates the 300th anniversary of Olafsvik as a trading post. Stamp depicts the ship Svanur.

From Facit Special catalog, "The merchantman Svanur (carried cargoes between Olafsvik and Copenhagen in 1777-1893) with full rigging in the anchorage of Olafsvik."

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On January 4, 1960 Jamaica issued a set of the three stamps commemorating the centenary of the Jamaican Postal Service. The 2 d stamp (Sc #178) from this set focuses on transportation and depicts the packet steamer City of Berlin under full sail.

From wikipedia, "City of Berlin was a British ocean liner that won the Blue Riband for the Inman Line in 1875 as the fastest liner on the Atlantic...In 1898, (renamed) Berlin (it) was sold to the U.S. Government for the Spanish-American War, and was renamed Meade.



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The minisheet depicts the voyage of Viking longship replica Skuldelev 2 from Denmark to Dublin.
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This circa 1900 municipal foodstuffs tax of Buenos Aires depicts Argentina's first president, Bernardino Rivadavia (1826) on the right, and several tall ships on the left.


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Between 1928 and 1940 New Caledonia issued a long set of 42 pictorial definitives of 3 different designs. The high values of this set depict Admiral Louis de Bougainville (left) and Count La Perouse (right) and the two ships (Boudeuse and Etoile) used on the first French circumnavigation of the globe in 1768-9. The 3F value (SC #172) from the set is shown here.

Admiral Bougainville participated in both the French and Indian, and the Revolutionary wars in the USA.

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