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Mitre Peak again:

Mitre Peak has a huge reputation, and despite the disparaging remarks I have previously made about the evil vampire insects that delight to dwell there, it must be said in their favour that were it not for their annoying presence, the entire region would probably be bulldozed and settled in suburbia!



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New Zealand 2011 souvenir sheet for the World Stamp Exhibition in India.
The left stamp shows Mitre Peak.


The ship at the foot of the sheet is the steamer "Earnslaw", a vessel which plies Lake Wakatipu, and which you can again view in microscopic size on the centre stamp, directly above the digits 90 of the value.




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New Zealand 2018 World Stamp Exhibition in Bangkok, minisheet.


See if you can spot the spelling error on this sheet. (Most philatelists will have no difficulty here!)

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As Terminus Tuesday draws near its end, a final look at
Mitre Peak.

Roger showed a vintage Mitre Peak postcard earlier, which was interesting. Here is a gem from my "Mitre Peak" collection, though sadly bereft of any postal markings, so I suspect it was sent enclosed in an envelope (or maybe the writer forgot to post it, hence the reason why it has remained in New Zealand.)



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New Zealand postcard showing Mitre Peak.


The card is printed on glossy stock, with embossing of the gold frame.




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The message side of the card, addressed to a soldier in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia. Dated 1910, and appears to be in Czech language or Russian, though not Cyrillic. But sadly no postal markings and the stamp uncancelled. The One Penny stamp is the 1909 version of the "Ms Zealandia" universal postage.

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* WELCOME TO WILD WEDNESDAY ! *
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Nice postcards from the Mystery Woman ;)

On the terminus theme, I am reminded that my wife and I visited Singapore's westernmost Mass Rapid Transit = MRT terminus at Tuas Link when we spent six days in Singapore BC = Before Covid.
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Singapore MRT schematic map
Singapore MRT schematic map
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Detail of MRT map, showing Tuas Link at the end of the green line
Detail of MRT map, showing Tuas Link at the end of the green line
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Tuas Link — Concourse Level<br />Photo source: Wikipedia
Tuas Link — Concourse Level
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Tuas Link — Platform Level<br />Photo source: Wikipedia
Tuas Link — Platform Level
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On our return journey we stopped off at Chinese Garden, the station immediately west of the Jurong East Interchange. We walked south from the station to the Chinese Garden, only to find signs on the gateway saying that the Garden was closed for maintenance! (A pity there was not a sign to that effect at the station.)

Context: When we first arrived in Singapore we each bought a multiday MRT pass at the airport, which enabled us to do a considerable amount of convenient travelling around throughout our stay. Of course we did lots of walking too, but the basic strategy was to take MRT to a neighbourhood we wanted to visit, then walk around from the nearest station to intended destination (or in some cases, to catch a local bus from the station to the destination, if it was not close to the station — as was the case for the National University of Singapore = NUS. The nearest MRT station is Kent Ridge, at about "8 o'clock" on the orange city circle line).

Our six day visit to the city/island/nation was thoroughly enjoyed, and memorable in many ways.

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The Mitre Peak postcard shown by Panterra [Tue Sep 28, 2021 23:42:25 pm], sent from New Zealand to Siberia, has its message in Esperanto.

I've posted a translation in the Stamps and Languages thread...
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GB : Wild flowers : 1979
GB : Wild flowers : 1979
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Photo omitted from yesterdays TMW report. My apologies.

Photo 18. The colourful but pesky Ring-necked Parrot.
Photo 18. The colourful but pesky Ring-necked Parrot.
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..... todays Maggie Mailbox letter box report .....

One postcard arrived today. Addressed to you know who from you know who. 8-)
The straggler from the Bush Heritage series.


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Postcard sent from New Norcia WA to Golden Beach QLD. September 2021.
Postcard sent from New Norcia WA to Golden Beach QLD. September 2021.

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Nice postcard view of Hamelin Pool, and nice self-adhesive Eel Trap stamp.
Here is an example of the stamp in context:
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Australia, 2021: Contemporary sculpture set minisheet,<br />special first day cancellations, on unaddressed cover
Australia, 2021: Contemporary sculpture set minisheet,
special first day cancellations, on unaddressed cover
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Just received an item from Russia.

Mail from Москвы
British Post
Delivered
29 September 2021, 12:12 EH14 1NL, United Kingdom
Handed over for delivery within United Kingdom
28 September 2021, 11:54 , United Kingdom
Passed registration in United Kingdom
28 September 2021, 06:36 GBLALA, United Kingdom
Processing in United Kingdom
22 September 2021, 11:34 GBLAL, United Kingdom
Handed over to United Kingdom for further delivery
22 September 2021, 10:54 DEDON, United Kingdom
German Post
Arrived to Germany
13 September 2021, 12:00 , Germany
Arrived to Germany
13 September 2021, 05:00 , Germany
Polish Post
Transportation
12 September 2021, 23:00 , Poland
Transportation
12 September 2021, 12:00 , Poland
Russian Post
Prepared for shipment from Russia
11 September 2021, 12:40 102976, Sharapovo
Departed from local distribution center
11 September 2021, 12:40 102975, Sharapovo
Released from Russia
11 September 2021, 12:40 , Rossiya
Arrived at the customs of Russia
08 September 2021, 20:17 102972, Sharapovo
Arrived at the local distribution center
08 September 2021, 09:37 102975, Sharapovo
Departed from local distribution center
08 September 2021, 07:16 111974, Moskva
Arrived at the local distribution center
08 September 2021, 05:36 111974, Moskva
Sorting complete
08 September 2021, 01:06 107258, Moskva
Arrived at the Post office
07 September 2021, 19:44 107258, Moskva

Now that's what I call tracking! (Although it did take the seller 2 months to post it!)

Item will be up on "SPIES, ESPIONAGE AND SECRET POLICE on stamps"
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* WELCOME TO THRILLING THURSDAY ! *
Republic of Raoul. Bird Park. Set of four stamps on FDC. Issued September 30th, 2021.
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The new issue is available in a sheetlet of eight.

Republic of Raoul. Bird Park. Sheetlet of eight. Issued 30/9/21.
Republic of Raoul. Bird Park. Sheetlet of eight. Issued 30/9/21.
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Maybe not everybody's idea of thrilling - but beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
Maybe not everybody's idea of thrilling - but beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
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Belarus 1998 Bird Park.



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One for our languages man.

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Borrowed from a nice post in another thread, by PdotK
https://www.stampboards.com/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=96424&start=96
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Thanks Puffin for the slanguage post. I would like to suggest one variation:
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explanadestreet closed to vehicular traffic, now a pedestrian mall.
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..... todays Maggie Mailbox letter box report .....

Two postcards arrived today. Addressed to you know who from our man in Minsk vicaf60. 8-)

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Postcard sent from Minsk Belarus to Golden Beach QLD. September 2021.
Postcard sent from Minsk Belarus to Golden Beach QLD. September 2021.

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Postcard sent from Minsk Belarus to Golden Beach QLD. September 2021.
Postcard sent from Minsk Belarus to Golden Beach QLD. September 2021.

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My pleasure, Miss Maggie :D

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How do we attract kids and young adults to philately?

Anyone got ideas on this? I ask, as I've just received an email from a friend in Austria, with a rather bleak outlook:
As of a fact that I am a stamp collector specialized only in Cinderella stamps from 1950 to 1990, I by myself do not collect official Austrian stamps (and never did so any times). At Austrian post offices - many were closed in the last 10 to 20 years - stamps are hardly available because letters and cards always get a machine mark only. Very, very seldom I get actual stamps on letters addressed to me because, as you know, nowadays emails are much more used than cards or letters.

But I will see what I can do, promised, but, please, give me some time that I can look what I will find for you. For doing this I would finally need your postal address, please.

Please, don't send any material to me which I haven't requested in advance because I just can deal with stamps of my own special private collection, and I also haven't any contacts to other Austrian philatelists who collect official stamps year by year from catalogue.

As I guess that's the same problem as everywhere: the number of persons (philatelists) who collect any kind of philatelic material is going down more and more. Many local philatelic clubs in Austria as well as in Germany were closed within the last years because the older philatelists died, but no younger ones were interested in this very special hobby, of course. It's almost impossible to sell "normal" stamp collections if you have no blue or red Mauritius included. It's a material in general which is not wanted much longer and only few people (in Austria and Germany) are still interested in this. Actually there is no longer any stamp dealer existing in Austria or Germany who deals with stamps from countries from all over the world. When the shop of STOLOW, perhaps the biggest philatelic stamp shop in Germany closed in about 2000 because of retirement, no one could be found who was interested in buying the whole philatelic stock. So it is, and the (philatelic) situation will not improve in future because young people are no longer interested in stamps or coins, as their main and often only interests are just in electronic games and all this electronic things in general.



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Austria 1920 Carinthia Plebiscite.

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Well, these delightful Austrian stamps intrigue me, but not the younger folks, it sadly seems.

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* WELCOME TO FABULOUS FRIDAY ! *
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While in USA, I was an active member of the local philatelic society. On behalf of the society, for over a decade I donned a Dr Seuss hat, and took the role of Mr Stamps for one Saturday morning every month.
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I met with a group of primary school children in a meeting room at the local public library. We had a structured program talking about some aspect of stamp collecting, showing examples, a quiz, some show and tell, and a table with a jumbled variety of stamps, mostly pictorials (donated by adult members of the philatelic society) — each child was allowed to choose ten stamps for their collection. They mostly had chosen one or two themes ("topics") to collect, so when a child noticed a stamp with someone else's theme, they would point it out to the other child, who would know whether it was a new one or one they already had. The adult stamp club held an annual Saturday and Sunday exhibition in the local city hall (with several dealers from the region in attendance), and the participants in the Mr Stamps program were invited to show four or eight pages from their collection, shown in frames like the adult exhibits, with their names and ages included in the display.

That program was a happy time for all involved, and I have no doubt that many of those children will become serious stamp collectors at some time in their adult lives. I think the key features making it successful were fun, structure, encouragement, participation for all, sharing, attractive free stamps, and a program that was rather like a schoolroom format but not overtly learning-oriented. Allowing the children to choose the topic they wanted to collect (not too narrow), and making sure there were stamps on the free table that fitted everyone's topic, was a key contributor to the success of the program.

For such a program to work, the adult leader needs to be on the children's "wavelength", and not talk down to them, and not talk "over their heads". It has to be fun for the leader as well as the children.

/RogerE :D

[Hmmm, I was working on this post reply to Panterra, thinking it would be finished before the new Happy Day opener, but I've just missed "by that much". Sorry!]

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Happy October to all!

In Soviet Russia the month of October saw annual celebrations because of the 1917 October Revolution. Here is the set of stamps issued for the 15th anniversary of the October Revolution:
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Russia,1932: 15th anniversary of October Revolution (Sc 472-478; Zv 305-311).
Russia,1932: 15th anniversary of October Revolution (Sc 472-478; Zv 305-311).
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GB Fabulous Hats (Issued 2001)

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Miss Lily's Fabulous Pink Feather Boa
by Margaret Wild and Kerry Argent
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Miss Lily's Fabulous Pink Feather Boa,<br />Margaret Wild and Kerry Argent<br />Penguin Books, 1998
Miss Lily's Fabulous Pink Feather Boa,
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..... todays Maggie Mailbox letter box report .....

One postcard arrived today. Addressed to you know who from our man in Minsk vicaf60. 8-)

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Postcard sent from Minsk, Belarus to Golden Beach QLD. September 2021.
Postcard sent from Minsk, Belarus to Golden Beach QLD. September 2021.

Maggie thanks Mister Victor for the postcard sent :D
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Some hobo came knocking at Waffle's front door the other day.
He gave him this and sent him on his way.


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30 pence in obsolete GB coinage eh! What riches.

Is Saturday delayed in Queensland this week or has the puffin taken ill?
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RogerE wrote:
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In Soviet Russia the month of October saw annual celebrations because of the 1917 October Revolution.
/RogerE :D
Not exactly ;) - the event was October Revolution but its day was celebrated in November (7th) :lol:

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vicaf60 wrote:
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In Soviet Russia the month of October saw annual celebrations because of the 1917 October Revolution.
/RogerE :D
Not exactly ;) - the event was October Revolution but its day was celebrated in November (7th) :lol:
Yes, thanks for the correction! But also not exactly. In Russia, the change from Julian to Gregorian calendar was quite late, hence the reason it is called the October Revolution.
Wikipedia wrote:The October Revolution, night to Wednesday 7 November 1917 according to the modern Gregorian calendar and night of Wednesday 25 October according to the Julian calendar
31 Jan 1918 was followed by 14 Feb 1918 (In the eastern parts of the country the change may not have occurred until 1920)
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* WELCOME TO SERENADING SATURDAY ! *
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I hope all is well with you puffin and it is just a technical glitch that has prevented you from deciding on the Saturday theme.
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Puffin here. My computer passed away last night. Using a friends computer for a short period.
Nice heading Les. Can you do tomorrows as well please. Just after 3pm today your time.
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Well Puffin that mean a new one. Have you even owned a Mac?

Have had one for nie on 30 years and enjoy them greatly.

I am sorry to hear of your lose though.

Don :D

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SWAMP !
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Ooohh! Commiserations Puffin! Today's SWAMP! may be an appropriate metaphor.

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It's really good news to hear that you are OK puffin.

Sorry that your computer has bitten its last byte.
Our days are happier when we give people a bit of our heart rather than a piece of our mind!

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Thank you Les for stepping up into the space to replace the poor fellow when his lap top died./ He has borrowed mine of 6 years vintage, barely used and can hang on to it as long as he can use it as I prefer Apple products since 1988.

I bought, and still have somewhere in my shed, the original Apple 365 model, which, when I tested it 20 years ago still turned on!
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Good support man Waffle!

Apple 365 model — one day at a time ;)

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When down to my PO Box this morning & there wasn't much there only a few different parcel from Stampboarder towradji:


Tax Pack Express postmarked with Taggerty cds postmark - 30th September 1997
Tax Pack Express postmarked with Taggerty cds postmark - 30th September 1997

Tax Pack Express postmarked with Taggerty LPO square postmark - 1st October 1997
Tax Pack Express postmarked with Taggerty LPO square postmark - 1st October 1997

Tax Pack Express postmarked with Taggerty Trout pictorial postmark on first day of use - 1st October 1997
Tax Pack Express postmarked with Taggerty Trout pictorial postmark on first day of use - 1st October 1997

Tax Pack Express envelope reverse
Tax Pack Express envelope reverse

Unusual use of Tax Pack Express envelopes which required the affixing of a $20 stamp for priority processing of your income tax return.

Phoenix says Taggerty was renamed from Acheron PO on 14/9/1893 & became an LPO on 1/3/1994, so why the different dates will remain a mystery.

Taggerty is a town in central Victoria, 108kms north east of Melbourne. It is located at the intersection of Maroondah Highway and Thornton Road. The Acheron River also crosses the highway at Taggerty. At the 2016 census, Taggerty and the surrounding area had a population of 328.

A pastoral run called Taggerty Run was established in 1846. The homestead of the run was called Taggerty House. Gold was discovered along the Acheron River in 1870, which led to the establishment of two settlements, named Acheron Lower (now known as Acheron) and Acheron Upper (now known as Taggerty). The Post Office opened on April 15, 1876 and was renamed Taggerty in 1893.


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The item from towradji was this:


Gippsland Lakes tourism cover postmarked Ensay Vic - 30th December 1982 to Balaclava
Gippsland Lakes tourism cover postmarked Ensay Vic - 30th December 1982 to Balaclava

Ensay cds - 30th December 1982
Ensay cds - 30th December 1982
Phoenix says Ensay (2) PO opened 18/5/1868 & became an LPO on 1/8/1993.

Ensay is a small town located between Swifts Creek and Bruthen on the Great Alpine Road in East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia. Ensay is 80 kilometres north of the major town of Bairnsdale and 366 kilometres east of Melbourne. The town centre is located north of the confluence of the Little and Tambo river; with an altitude of approximately 400 metres (1,312 ft) AMSL. The population of Ensay was 109 as at the 2016 census.


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The addressee was a Brighton Philatelic Society member & collector of postmarks. He was a big buyer at the BPS auctions. He claimed duplicates he bought he would burn rather than to avoid buying them back again.

After he passed away I am told David Wood & Gary Watson went to pick up his collection in a station wagon. This was not enough & they came back with a one ton truck & filled it 3 times. :D
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The third item from towradji is this one:


Royal Geographical Society of Australia (Queensland) souvenir cover for the exploration of Cape York by E B C Kennedy postmarked Cooktown Qld - 25th September 1948 to Christchurcn NZ
Royal Geographical Society of Australia (Queensland) souvenir cover for the exploration of Cape York by E B C Kennedy postmarked Cooktown Qld - 25th September 1948 to Christchurcn NZ

Cover is addressed in the fine hand of Saville Sheard.
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The last item from towradji was this nice horse postcard:


Horses Postcard - National View by Murfett Publishers
Horses Postcard - National View by Murfett Publishers

With 20c Tulloch Racehorse stamp postmark Dickson ACT fdi - 18th October 1978.
With 20c Tulloch Racehorse stamp postmark Dickson ACT fdi - 18th October 1978.

The sender mentions a jockey signing fdcs at Canberra City PO, that jockey was Athol Mulley.

Athol Mulley was the rider of Bernborough (35c horse racing stamp) who he rode to victory in 15 consecutive races.


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&quot;That's all Folks!!&quot;
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* WELCOME TO SURCHARGE SUNDAY ! *
Another quality Waffle photo.
Another quality Waffle photo.
INSERT GOOD NEWS BELOW.
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I like the modern Austrian way. The surcharge is not just a new value but an addition to the design of the stamp.

Austria 2003 Mi2420 &amp; 2005 Mi2509
Austria 2003 Mi2420 & 2005 Mi2509

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Well, if it's Surcharge Sunday, that's a good reason to show this Cambodian surcharge, recently posted by Eli in the Stamps and Languages thread:
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Cambodia, 8 Sep 1967: International Literacy Day<br />Overprint on Universal Declaration of Human Rights commemorative<br />and surcharge 6r on 12r
Cambodia, 8 Sep 1967: International Literacy Day
Overprint on Universal Declaration of Human Rights commemorative
and surcharge 6r on 12r
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Read about it at
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= Sun Oct 03, 2021 03:02:53 am AEDT :D
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As a public service to Australian members and readers of Stampboards:
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https://7news.com.au/
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Australia, 1994:<br />Shoalhaven River Bank — Dawn<br />Arthur Boyd
Australia, 1994:
Shoalhaven River Bank — Dawn
Arthur Boyd
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This Russian definitive was overprinted in 1999 after the Rouble was revalued at 1:1000. It didn't see much use as the old stamp could still be used at 5 New Roubles value!

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