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Love these - once you've looked at this thread you will never look at a cancel the same way again :lol:
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This one, from Spillville, Iowa, celebrates the 75th anniversary of the death of Dvorak by The Spillville Historic Action Group Inc which had their group's initials incorporated in the postmark!

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A wise man :lol:
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This isn't a cancel but it's amusing and obviously the Postie in USA has a sense of humour..

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On this one, it wasn't the cancel that caught my eye, it was the handwritten words. Presumably, it was on a postcard for all to see - I'd love to see the original in its entirety. It looks like the end of one sentence & the start of the next, but I'd love to think otherwise!
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Still hard to top these classics!

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From the Slania thread, this really is SOCKED ON THE NOSE!

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Sweden definitive, with * on the nose of the King.
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Early Covid test :)
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Well placed tree.
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:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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These are all very good 8-)
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Here's another giant.
Giant postie.
Giant postie.
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If you squint, it looks like the Queen is yelling.
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One of the corgies pooped on the carpet?
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Cheeky water skier
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The famous Panda Bear Snowman Lighthouse... with a funny hat.
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:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Not another bearded lady! (Popular in "freak shows" of the time!)
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OldDuffer1 wrote: 29 Apr 2024 21:10 ImageNot another bearded lady! (Popular in "freak shows" of the time!)
Though possibly not in Park Lane!
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That Panda Bear cancel again.
US #2706, Panda cancel.
US #2706, Panda cancel.
US #2189, Panda cancel.
US #2189, Panda cancel.
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A direct hit on Her Majesty.
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Well she was a Star. :)
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KGVI undercover :o
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Not a cancel placement, but a BEARDED QE2 error all the same, that I just listed. :)


Glen

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Australia 1966 3c QE2 – striking over inked MUH Corner Block 4 with ‘Bearded QE2’! - $A125 - Striking over inking that leaves Queen Elizabeth 2 with a scrappy BEARD! Such bad printer errors very rarely seen on Decimal era issues, as computer security control was well advanced then. Two large blobs of the dark green printer ink on lower margin too. See the blow up of pair – LH unit is totally normal. An eyecatching and striking variety, at way less than the current PO annual bum costs – totally crazy. $US80 atjust $A125 - Stock 746BC
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