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Posted 09/26/2020   06:13 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The Kingdom of Laos, which has existed between the years 1952-1975, issued only three stamps and four SS's show trains. Here they are:

Modern post carriers, designed by Chamnane Prisayane, engraved by Jacques Combet and issued on November 15, 1962 to publicize the Vientiane Stamp Exhibition and Stamp Day. This stamp was issued also in SS (Very expensive):


Centenary of the Universal Postal Union, issued on July 7, 1975. This stamp was not issued as a single:

The First Transcontinental Railroad (Completed 1869) - Railway between Nebraska to California, issued on July 30, 1975 to commemorate USA Bicentenary:


Panama Canal - Constructed by USA to Join the Caribbean Sea to the Pacific Ocean (Completed in 1914), issued on July 30, 1975 to commemorate the USA Bicentenary:

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Two train stamps issued for use in French West Africa (AOF):

Train in Senegal, Issued on March 24, 1947:

FIDES Development Fund, train in Mossi, Upper Volta (Burkina Faso), issued on February 20, 1956:
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Reopening of the railway route Saigon - Dong Ha, designed by Huynh Van Phung, engraved by Jacques Combet and issued by the Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam) on August 7, 1959:




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"The railways of the Holy Land" set of four stamps issued by Israel on December 13, 1977:

First locomotive in the land of Israel
Constructed for the French Jaffa-Jerusalem line in 1890-1893 by the firm of Baldwin, Pennsylvania, USA. Type "Mogul", 2-6-0, it had a special tender attached for carrying supplies of water and coal:

Locomotive of the Jezreel valley train
Type 0-6-0 locomotive (i.e. without directional and balancing wheels). Constructed in Germany in 1899 for the Hejaz Railway and used mainly for light hauls or for shunting at stations. Used on the Emek Railway and on the Haifa-Akko line up to 1948:

Locomotive from the British Mandate period
One of the six type 4-6-0 "P" class locomotives built in Scotland in 1935. They were used mainly for the Haifa-Kantara express passenger service during the Mandate period


Locomotive of Israel railways
Electric diesel locomotive type 0-6-6-0, the largest in use in Israel in the 70's:

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