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Cinderella stamps (labels, vignettes, labels, charity stamps etc)

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Collecting airmail labels

Collecting airmail labelsBesides collecting stamps, I cherish a small collection of worldwide airmail labels (or airmail etiquettes as some do call them). The history of airmail labels dates back to early 20th century and the era of first commercial airflights. AFAIK, the labels were born to ease the life of postal clerks by allowing easy separation between groundmail and airmail. ...(186 words,2 images, 2 comments)

The unusual stuff found on kiloware

The unusual stuff found on kilowareI think most stamp collectors do make unusual (and random) findings from kiloware (assuming it is truly unsorted). ...(76 words,1 images, 5 comments)

India 1924 Mount Everest Expedition label

India 1924 Mount Everest Expedition labelFew weeks back I did something unordinary, and bought this fabulous item for 55 AUD (+ postage). Normally I don't spend this much on single item, but IMO this is truly attractive piece of philatelic history and worth it's price. ...(130 words,1 images, 8 comments)

WW2 Christmas seals

WW2 Christmas sealsTo continue last posts christmas seal theme, I'd like to share images of two World War II era christmas seals. Their design and use of colours is IMHO so striking, that one can still feel how tough the times have been in 1943. ...(140 words,1 images, 2 comments)

Old christmas seals from Denmark

Old christmas seals from DenmarkI try to limit my collection only to used wordwide stamps, but every once and awhile I place miscellanous "non-stamp" items to the back of my stockbooks.  This post shows two old christmas seals from Denmark. ...(128 words,1 images, 4 comments)

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