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Posted 04/22/2013   09:17 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nethryk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Crouse27 - Thanks! You make some excellent points, and I couldn't agree with you more. The artistry involved in both stamp design and (particularly) in engraving is my main interest in stamp collecting.

Here is an image of a colorful stamp depicting a circus act involving horses, printed by lithography, and issued by Germany on March 11, 1992 to commemorate the centenary of the death of Ernst Jakob Renz (1815-1892), founder of Circus Renz, a 19th century German circus company, Scott No. 1740.

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Posted 06/26/2013   07:47 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nethryk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here is an image of a Europa circus stamp featuring a stylized clown face, plus a tab with trainer and elephants, printed by lithography, and issued by Germany on May 2, 2002, Scott No. 2158.

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Posted 09/27/2013   09:12 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nethryk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Juggling clown, designed by Jacques Ramel SA, Nice, printed by lithography, and issued by Monaco on December 13, 1999 to publicize the 24th International Circus Festival, held in Monte-Carlo, Scott No. 2142.

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Posted 12/08/2013   08:55 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nethryk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here is an image of a stamp depicting a contortionist and other circus performers, designed and engraved by Claude Andréotto, and issued by Monaco on November 9, 1983 to publicize the 9th Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival, Scott No. 1391. Bonus: Elephant.

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Posted 02/24/2014   08:08 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nethryk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Clown playing tuba and performing horses, designed by Monégasque poster artist Jean Ramel, printed by lithography, and issued by Monaco on January 3, 1995 to publicize the 19th Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival, Scott No. 1935.

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Posted 05/01/2014   11:34 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nethryk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
8th Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival, designed and engraved by Claude Andréotto, and issued by Monaco on November 5, 1981, Scott No. 1312. Bonuses: "Musician," big cat and elephants.

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Posted 06/06/2014   10:26 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nethryk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Circus clown walking a tightrope, printed by lithography, and issued by Chile on September 28, 1984 to commemorate the centenary of circuses in Chile, Scott No. 678.

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Posted 06/08/2014   09:18 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add timbres667 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Italy Europa 2002
The circus

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Posted 06/25/2014   3:04 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add primoz to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Vintage Circus Posters



Just arrived from USA with nice special postmark.
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Posted 08/07/2014   12:00 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nethryk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
primoz - Nice cover!

Here are images of the Vintage Circus Posters pane of sixteen stamps and the eight face different stamps contained in it, designed by Jennifer Arnold, printed by lithography, and issued by the USA on May 5, 2014, Scott Nos. 4898-4905.

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Barnum & Bailey, Clown


Sells-Floto, Princess Victoria


Ringling Bros. - Barnum & Bailey, Dainty Miss Leitzel


Al G. Barnes, Tiger riding Elephant


Ringling Bros., Hillary Long


Barnum & Bailey, Bengal Tiger


Ringling Bros. - Barnum & Bailey, Performing Elephant


Hagenbeck-Wallace, Clown
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Posted 04/30/2015   07:34 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nethryk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Clown doctor, designed by Austrian caricaturist Gustav Peichl, aka Ironimus, printed by photogravure, and issued by Austria on September 10, 2002 to honor Red Noses Clowndoctors International, Scott No. 1900. See: http://www.rotenaseninternational.com/

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Posted 05/04/2015   11:24 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add jorgesurcl to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
NETHERLAND 2012
Horses

Designed by Smel-Design

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Posted 06/08/2015   07:09 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nethryk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Circus, designed by Pascal de Nautrou after a photograph by Olivier d'Huissier, printed by photogravure, and issued by France on May 6, 2002 as a EUROPA stamp, Scott No. 2877, Y&T No. 3466.

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Posted 09/04/2015   07:16 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nethryk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
A clown and a girl, a circus stamp designed by Morten Stürup after original artwork by Greenlandic film animator Kunuk Platou (1964- ), printed by lithography, and issued by Greenland on June 24, 2002 as a EUROPA stamp, Scott No. 396, Facit No. 385.

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Posted 09/13/2015   5:21 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add KuoLC5310 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Centenary of Circus Renz
Netherlands, September 19, 2011

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