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Posted 12/07/2019   10:29 am  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add ikeyPikey to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Wrangling Our Wreaths

With apologies to the new Xmas thread at http://goscf.com/t/69664 ...

From the American Topical Association:

2019 Free Holiday Checklist Released
November 23, 2019

ATA's 2019 free holiday topical checklist is on Wreaths.

This checklist featuring worldwide stamps depicting wreaths, is made available by the American Topical Association. This sample is designed to introduce ATA checklists through a seasonal topic. We hope you'll enjoy this introduction to topical stamp collecting.

http://www.americantopicalassn.org/...hecklist.pdf

http://www.americantopicalassn.org/

Q/ Got wreaths?

Cheers,

/s/ ikeyPikey (a proud member of the ATA, America's Second Largest Philatelic Organization)
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Posted 12/08/2019   05:20 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Hope I am not out of order here........
Laurel wreath

The first notes that the wreath dates back to ancient Greece & Rome, where members of Greco-Roman society would hand-make ring-shaped "wreaths" using fresh tree leaves, twigs, small fruits & flowers. Worn as headdresses, these wreaths represented one's occupation, rank, achievements, and status





Traditional US
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Here's my only wreath so far and some mistletoe for good measure.

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Brazil
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Posted 12/11/2019   10:59 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Rigel to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Brazil

1963

1v.

Centenary of the death of brazilian actor Joao Caetano (1808-1863)




The image of the stamp was made upon a work of Sébastien Sisson (1824-1869), a french artist that worked in Brazil as litographer and caricaturist in the second half of XIX siecle.
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