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Prosimians - Show Your Lemur, Galago, Potto And Other Prosimians On Stamps

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Posted 10/09/2022   02:03 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add vayolene to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
A lemur (and friends) at the zoological park of Paris
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Posted 10/09/2022   04:43 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks, Vayolene looks to me an Indri Lemur.

Cute ring-tailed Lemur as a mascot of the sports games of the Indian Ocean Islands, issued by Madagascar on August 7, 1990:
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Posted 10/09/2022   05:44 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Brunei
Sc# 417 1990 20c 60c 90c First day Cover Tarsier



People's Republic of Congo
Sc# 1134 1998 A349 (Golden potto)
Arctocebus calabarensis
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Posted 10/10/2022   01:41 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis), issued by Madagascar on October 7, 1970 to publicize the International Wildlife and Nature Conservation Conference held in Tananarive in October 1970:

Cover sent from Madagascar to Paris, France in 1972 franked with two copies of the Aye-aye stamp:

epreuve de luxe:
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Posted 10/11/2022   01:17 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Prosimians, issued by the Central African Republic on October 25, 1971:

Senegal Bushbaby (Galago senegalensis)
Southern Needle-clawed Bushbaby (Galago elegantulus)
Calabar angwantibo (Arctocebus calabarensis)
Potto (Perodicticus potto)




Fifth stamp in the set is not a prosimian, but Red Colobus monkey (Colobus badius):
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Posted 10/12/2022   02:06 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Eastern Lesser Bamboo Lemur (Hapalemur griseus), designed and engraved by Jean Pheulpin and issued by Madagascar on December 9, 1961:

Sunken die proof in monochrome signed by Pheulpin.

I scanned the central area of the die in high resolution:
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Posted 10/14/2022   01:41 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Prosimians, issued by Madagascar on July 6, 1979

Ring-tailed Lemur (Lemur catta):

Black Lemur (Eulemur macaco):


Black Lemur (Eulemur macaco):


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Posted 10/15/2022   3:41 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Two prosimian stamps issued by Sierra Leone on June 17, 1993:

Potto (Periodicticus potto)
Dwarf Galago (Galago demidovii)


Issued as part of this very attractive and well-designed set of stamps:
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Two Prosimian stamps, designed by Alan Ainslie and issued for use in Venda on March 4, 1994:

Leser Bushbay (Galago moholi)
Thick-talled Bushbaby (Ottolemur crassicaudatus):


Issued as a part in set of four primate stamps. Here are all on SS and FDC:

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Posted 10/18/2022   03:51 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Ruffed Lemur (Lemur varius), designed and engraved by Jean Pheulpin and issued by Madagascar on December 9, 1961:

The design based on an old design from "LHistoire Physique, Naturelle et Politique de Madagascar 1875":

Color assays:

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Posted 10/20/2022   03:03 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Different species of Lemurs, issued by Madagascar on November 23, 1990:

Woolly Lemur (Avahi laniger)
White-headed Lemur (Lemur fulvus albifrons)
Sanford's Brown Lemur (Lemur fulvus sanfordi)
Red-tailed Sportive Lemur (Lepilemur ruficaudatus)
Collared Brown Lemur (Fulvus collaris)
Common Brown Lemur (Fulvus fulvus)





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Posted 10/24/2022   05:19 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The following stamp, issued by Republic of China (Taiwan) on October 8, 2015, is the only stamp I know shows prosimian in art. It shows Ringed-tail Lemur from Cochin-China (today part of Vietnam), painting by the Chinese-Italian painter Giuseppe Castiglione (1688 1766).

The Lemur probably brought from Madagascar to China

Issued in a set shows four Castiglione paintings:
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Posted 10/26/2022   1:40 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis), the world's largest nocturnal primate, is a long-fingered lemur, belongs to the Prosimian group:

Aye-aye, issued by the Comoro Islands on April 14, 1977. Here are stamp, Imperforate pair and SS:



Design based on old engraving published in Monograph on the Aye-aye (Chiromys Madagascariensis, Cuvier) by Richard Owen in 1863:
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A set of eight monkey stamps, designed by the Belgian artist Mark Fernand Severin, was issued by Rwanda on March 20, 1978. Two of them show prosimians: Bushbaby (Galago) and Potto. Here they are together with their progressive color assays done by the Belgian printer:




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Posted 10/31/2022   1:29 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Philippine Tarsier (Tarsius syrichta), stamps issued in 1969, 1994 and 2001 by the Philippines:




Banknote of 200 Piso issued by the Philippine in 2015 shows Philippine Tarsier (Tarsius syrichta):

Diosdado Pangan Macapagal (1910 1997), the ninth President of the Philippines:
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