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Space Oddity on Ecuador 1966 postage stamps

Space Oddity on Ecuador 1966 postage stampsAbout three years back I shared some philatelic tidbits on modern Ecuadorian stamps. One of my unanswered questions back then was that from 1966 to 1969 Ecuador issued amounts of CTO-cancelled topical wallpaper for no apparent (political) reasons. Well, I still don't have an answer to that but I can add a new (hopefully interesting) sub-chapter about these stamps. ...(467 words,1 images, 6 comments)

Constant variations on 1970 Ecuadorian butterfly postage stamp

Constant variations on 1970 Ecuadorian butterfly postage stampWhen you come up with print variations on some (modern) stamp, how do you determine if they are a constant or one time errors? That's the question I had to answer when I spotted the below variations on 1970 Ecuadorian 80c butterfly (Cypris Morpho) stamps, and considered whether or not they are worth keeping. ...(343 words,4 images, 0 comments)

Unlisted perforation varieties on Ecuador Timbre Escolar postage stamps

Unlisted perforation varieties on Ecuador Timbre Escolar postage stampsIf you're a worldwide collector, then you have likely heard or noticed the name Sanchez-Toda before. In reality this name masks two world class stamp professionals, brothers José Luis López Sánchez Toda and Alfonso López Sánchez Toda. They both worked on Spanish mint (FNMT) from the 1920s to their retirement in the 1960s, and designed and engraved on their own and together well over one hundred designs including the world famous Spanish 'Nude Maja' stamp. What's less know is that brothers occasionally worked outside FNMT as well, such as this 1954 postal tax stamp of Ecuador for Heraclio Fournier S.A. ...(554 words,3 images, 2 comments)

Philatelic tidbits of modern Ecuador stamps

Philatelic tidbits of modern Ecuador stampsWith this final entry about stamps of Ecuador, I want to raise up some random,but still interesting philatelic tidbits about modern Ecuadorian stamps. ...(594 words,4 images, 7 comments)

Forgeries of classic Ecuador postage stamps

Forgeries of classic Ecuador postage stampsMoving on with topic of classic Ecuador stamps, I can not overpass the topic of forgeries. They are said to be very plenty, especially for the first three issues there are likely more forgeries than real stamps. Despite my collection of classic Ecuador is just one page, I can still come up with few interesting items to share. ...(285 words,3 images, 11 comments)

Ecuador 1916 stamp variety: wet printing or something else?

Ecuador 1916 stamp variety: wet printing or something else?Going back to the topic of South American stamps, I started this year by giving my collection of a boost by adding nearly 400 new Ecuador stamps. With such large number you are inevitably bound to come up some unusual and interesting items. And here's one of them: ...(281 words,2 images, 19 comments)

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