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Posted 11/05/2010   04:08 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Ryan to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

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Thanks Ryan,
Would you be willing to say how much you paid?
There is a signed copy of the Bernadotte book on eBay at the moment but it is too expensive for me.

I think it was £52 plus shipping from Britain to Canada. Seemed reasonable to me, I had set the sniper to bid at £80+.

Ryan
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Posted 11/05/2010   04:56 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add AnthonyUK to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Damn, too late to get it blocked at customs

Good price though considering the shipping too.
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Posted 11/06/2010   11:30 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Cjd to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Belgium contributes some good-looking engraved stamps.




A German occupation overprint:

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Posted 11/06/2010   12:16 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Cjd to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Something happened to that 4-franc parcel stamp...not very impressive at all...the preview looked fine.

I'll try the 5-franc...

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Posted 11/06/2010   12:26 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Cjd to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
China, issued for the first anniversary of the emperor's reign, the high value of a set of three sharing the same design...




A nice job by Waterlow.
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Posted 11/06/2010   1:09 pm  Show Profile Check BeeSee's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add BeeSee to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
China (P.R.)1963 Yellow Mountain (Huangshan) from a set of 16. Beautiful engraving litho combo.




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Posted 11/06/2010   4:10 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add lithograving to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I like those Chinese ones BeeSee. Actually the PRC has issued some very well designed stamps and excellent printing too.
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Posted 11/06/2010   9:19 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add lithograving to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Now that my scanner is working OK again here are a few from Austria.









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Posted 11/06/2010   9:39 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add lithograving to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
This Unofficial SS shows reprints of 3 values from the 1922 composer set.
The Austrian State Printers produced it using the original plates but different colours.
The engraver was Prof F. Schirnböck who also engraved the Bosnia & Herzegovina landscape stamps of 1906.







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Posted 11/06/2010   9:44 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

There is debate whether Collin's "7c Temple of heaven"
was engraved by the American L J Hatch.
I have seen a banknote of Polk by Hatch, anyone aware
of any American postage stamp engraved by L J Hatch?
Thanks
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Posted 11/08/2010   03:31 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add AnthonyUK to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
A rather nice example from China

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Posted 11/08/2010   03:35 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add AnthonyUK to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
A lovely portrait from US of Albert Einstein

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Posted 11/08/2010   3:13 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Donna Merkle to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here's an interesting article on engravers of stamps. It includes Machin and Slavia. I didn't know that Paul McCartney was a designer. He did a set of stamps as well. The rest of the site isn't bad either. Nice article on the history of the stamps.

http://www.allaboutstamps.net/designers/index.html

Donna
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Posted 11/08/2010   3:49 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add lithograving to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
There is some good stuff there Donna, thanks.
I always like new info about stamp designers & engravers since there isn't much available.
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Posted 11/08/2010   5:53 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

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I didn't know that Paul McCartney was a designer.


Paul notates his hobbies as.."Vicars" and "Stamp collecting"



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