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Posted 01/17/2011   6:12 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Puzzler to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
A 1991 Israel stamp-on-stamp with a very philatelic first day cancellation (just in from londonbus1, thanks!):

((Darkened somewhat so you can see the white-on-white stamp on envelope.)
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Stamp-on-stamp-on-FDC from Jersey 1969




Probably the most reproduced stamp on a stamp - Engraving by Slania BTW




One from a set of probably my favourite stamp on stamps.



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Edited by AnthonyUK - 01/18/2011 04:23 am
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International Philatelic Exhibition "Polska 60", Warsaw 1960



Stamp on stamp showing the first stamp of Poland in 1860 issued under Russian Dominion
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This Sirmoor stamp might well be the world's first stamp on stamp - a rather primitive effort, but ...



Gibbons explains it this way:
"These were originally made as reprints, about 1891, to supply collectors, but there being very little demand for them they were put into use. The design was copied (including the perforations) from an illustration in a dealer's catalogue." And here is the original design that was copied:

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Posted 01/20/2011   7:04 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add palaniappan to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
i have stamp issued to commemorate numismatics from U.S.A

warm wishes.
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Posted 01/20/2011   9:28 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply


Good one Tony
that's a new one for the "firsts" :)

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Posted 01/20/2011   10:00 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add lucky to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I LOVE STAMP ON STAMPS! My goal is not just to collect the SOS but also the stamp featured on the SOS.

Here's a couple examples:


I am always looking to trade stamped covers for any SOS.

Lucky
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Edited by lucky - 01/20/2011 10:04 pm
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Posted 01/21/2011   02:49 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Puzzler to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
lucky,
that is such a neat idea. They look so good next to each other.
Thanks for sharing that.
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Posted 01/23/2011   09:18 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add AnthonyUK to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Another one with a Penny Black on

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Posted 01/23/2011   10:40 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply


An "Ooops!" moment,

Ireland placed cinderellas on her stamps,



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Posted 01/23/2011   5:09 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add tonymacg to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Get away, young Rodney It was only the brutal British colonial government that considered them cinderellas ...
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Posted 01/23/2011   5:47 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Opinion duly noted
I was merely conveying the generally held
philatelic stance.
We must not allow politics to inhibit
collecting young Tony.
I think it was someone whom you hold in high regard
that I sourced this position, (The late) Mr. James Mackay.

You just shot the messenger
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Posted 01/23/2011   6:03 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add tonymacg to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
And I have noted your response, young Rodney.

I should just exercise unusual caution when opening any parcels in the coming days
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Posted 01/26/2011   11:13 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add jodie1965 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
i have a stamp that looks just like that
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Posted 01/27/2011   12:07 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Which one Jodie?
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