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Posted 05/10/2019   1:44 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add James Drummond to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Anyone have any idea who/what/when/why/where this "stamp" is?

Jim

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Posted 05/10/2019   7:31 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add bookbndrbob to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I can't offer much help. However, the motif behind the socks looks very much like the the eagle of Germany's 10p-50pf definitives in the "Crown and Eagle" series of 1889-1900. That might give some indication of age and location of origin.

You do find some very esoteric material.
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Posted 05/11/2019   06:02 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add stampfan9 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The socks appear to be his and hers. Very cool!
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Posted 05/11/2019   06:27 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add m and m to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
tongue firmly in cheek............sock it to me
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Is it a sock on the nose cancel?
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Posted 05/13/2019   01:12 am  Show Profile Check pascoe's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add pascoe to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
If you are a regular listener to the philatelic podcast Stamp Show Here Today, then you probably just feel out of your chair laughing!!! #tubesocks
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Posted 05/13/2019   10:07 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add modernstamps to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Very unusual design!
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