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Posted 07/12/2020   10:11 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

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Speaking of nudes, the USPS rejected my naked self-portrait for a personalized Christmas stamp. My friends and family will be sorely disappointed.


I think I saw the mock up,
I agree with the USPS decision.
It would have frightened small children.
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Venus and Amor (1850) by Károly Brocky (1807-1855)
Hungary 1974
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Transkei 1987, first day cover, celebrating the beadwork of South Africa. A couple of the stamps here meet the theme of this thread, I think.



Here's the card from inside the FDC:

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Birth of Venus by William Adolphe Bouguereau (1825-1905)
Monaco 2009
Michel MC2968, Yvert et Tellier MC2708
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Venus and Amor by Palma il Vecchio (1480-1528)
Romania 1971
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Kuo I like that Monaco Venus stamp and would like to find it online for sale. Do you have the Scott #?
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Apparently Monaco Scott #2575 (2009)
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Oh whoops it's right there on Kuo's post #2708 I'm an idiot.
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#2708 is the (French) Yvert et Tellier catalogue number. Won't comment on your 2nd phrase.
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Diana after the Hunt by Francois Boucher (1703-1770)
France 1970
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German Democratic Republic, 1979
Indian Miniatures in Berlin Museums
Asavari Ragini, 17th cent.
Scott #2008, MNH
(sorry not the best image quality)

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Diane au bain (1684) by Carlo Maratta (1625-1713)
Monaco 2014
Yvert et Tellier MC 2924
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This stamp depicts Atleta di Fano, a Greek bronze statue of a nude young male made between 300 and 100 BC.
Italy 2016
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Diana after the Hunt (detail) by Francois Boucher (1703-1770)
Paraguay 1986

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