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Posted 05/10/2017   10:56 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add capladyce to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
So, looking around, the new Christmas Carol US 2017 stamps reminded me a lot of the 2001 Weather stamps from Britain.







Are there any other examples of the "four stamps in a circle" design that people know of?

Amanda
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Posted 05/11/2017   02:24 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add 22crows to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here's one from Hong Kong (Halley's Comet) 1986:

https://www.freestampcatalogue.com/.../hkpb006.jpg

And one from Singapore, also 1986:

http://www.cs.com.sg/77a.gif
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Republic of China, Chinese New Year 1972, 2 blocks of 4, issued 1Dec1971.

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Posted 05/11/2017   03:34 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add khj to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply


United States, circus issue, 6Apr1993 (OK, technically the spotlight appears at an oval because of the perspective)
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United States, space accomplishments, 29May1992.
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Posted 05/11/2017   03:40 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add khj to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
That was actually a joint issue with Russia. Here is the Russian block issued same date:

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United States, space achievement, issued 21May1981.
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Posted 05/11/2017   03:55 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add khj to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Cambodia, dinosaurs, 8Aug1996.





There are others, but that's enough for tonight...
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Posted 05/11/2017   04:00 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add khj to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
OK, well maybe one more before I call it a night.


United Nations New York, 1992 Earth Summit, 22May1992.
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Posted 05/12/2017   01:59 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add capladyce to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
These are so fun! Thanks for sharing. :)

It's interesting to me how many of them are globes.
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TABIL 57 International Stamp Exhibition
September 17, 1957
The souvenir sheet reproduces a floor mosaic from the Beit-Alfa Synagogue (1st Century A.D.). The four triangular-shaped stamps (with roulette perforation) share the Sun Chariot and 12 zodiac signs.

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Bulgaria
Christmas
December 1, 1993
Horoscope design

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Portugal
150 Years of the Geophysical Institute of the University of Coimbra
October 3, 2014
The block of four stamps, with the Earth in the center, depicts seismology, geomagnetism, meteorology, and planetology.

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Malaysia
Malaysian Salad
July 25, 2013
A plate in the center of the block contains Pegaga (Centella asiatica), Kacang botor (Psophocarpus tetragonolobus), Petai (Parkia speciosa), and Pucuk gajus (Anacardium occidentale).

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Argentina
Earth Summit
June 1992
The block of four stamps, with the Earth in the center, commemorate the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development.

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Singapore & Macau 2008 Joint Issue on Traditional Food


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