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Postage stamps and philately of Nicaragua

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1959 Nicaraguan postal tax stamp with unknown overprint

1959 Nicaraguan postal tax stamp with unknown overprintHere's a bit of an oddball item that I have not managed to identify accurately. I know the base stamp is 1959 Nicaraguan postal tax stamp "Jesus and the children". But the overprint Pensiones de Retiro y Montepio G.N is giving me a lot of headache. ...(152 words,1 images, 7 comments)

Goddess of plenty - more about Seebeck postage stamp reprints

Goddess of plenty - more about Seebeck postage stamp reprintsIn early January I wrote a short introduction about Seebeck reprints on some Nicaraguan stamps. Well, it's time for a short revisit on the topic as I've received few more Nicaraguan stamps from various stamp exchanges. The following examples are from the 1891 "Goddess of plenty" / "Allegorical figure with cornucopia" series (with very attractive design). ...(275 words,3 images, 4 comments)

Seebeck postage stamp reprints

Seebeck postage stamp reprintsThe name of Seebeck is something that many stamp collectors and philatelist recognize at some level. He was a stamp dealer and printer, best known for his stamp-printing contracts with several Latin American countries in the late 19th century producing loads of stamps to collector markets. ...(408 words,6 images, 3 comments)

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