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Albert Decaris French Engraver  
 

 
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I would like to present and focus on Albert Decaris' output of stamps he designed/engraved for the French Colonies and those of Monaco.
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Ivory Coast-Various Industries-Issued in 1970
Scott# 291-293

Manufacture of Matches


Textile Industry


Ship Building
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La beauté des couleurs se réflètent dans ces 3 timbres de Decaris, un artiste francais, médaillé d`or à Londres en 1948 (Olympiques).
Beauty of colours (colors)are appreciated in these 3 stamps from the great Albert Decaris, a French artist, engraver, painter and Olympic Gold Medallist at the '48 Olympics in London.
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Upper Volta aka Burkina Faso

In 1919 the French territory of Volta was detached from the section of Upper Senegal and Niger. and made a separate colony. the colony was divided among its neighbors: French Sudan, Ivory Coast, and Niger Territory. The Republic of Volta was proclaimed December 11,1958; the name was changed to Burkina Faso on August 4, 1984.

N.B....mixture of old and new scans.
Issued in 1960
Scott#92 (n.b..old scan..perfs cropped)


Issued in 1972
Scott# 275-279 and C-106








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Thanks - I have these and they are beautiful !
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Cameroun issued in 1947

Scott C27

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Renden..thank you..merci!
When you mentioned that Decaris won a Gold Medal at the 1948 Olympics..i had to look it up..I wondered if he won it in fencing or maybe the marathon...then I was reminded that 1948 that the arts were included as part of the Olympic Games.
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Saar-From a series of stamps issued in 1948
Scott#189,192,194,195,197,198,199,200 & C9
In collaboration with fellow French designers/engravers
Charles Paul Dufresne
Jules Piel
Charles Mazelin
Rene Cottet











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