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Postage stamps and philately of Equatorial Guinea

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Equatorial Guinea - a country with lost reputation

Equatorial Guinea - a country with lost reputationWhen stamp collectors are asked to name stamp issuing countries they consider offensive, the name of tiny middle-African Equatorial Guinea is abound to come up sooner or later. So what's the story behind bad reputation? ...(775 words,4 images, 33 comments)

Christian Easter in postage stamps of Equatorial Guinea

Christian Easter in postage stamps of Equatorial GuineaThe easter is close, so it's time to look some of the easter stamps. For the next 4-5 adding this post with various Easter souvenir sheets from 1970's Equatorial Guinea (also known as "dictator Nguema era") each day. I know most collectors categorize these as "bogus" since there's no proof of real usage or legimite origin of these stamps; most likely they are right.  I think Michel is currently the only major catalogue providing full listing of these...  But bogus or not, IMO these make suprisingly fascinating and nice looking area to collect. ...(457 words,5 images, 2 comments)

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