This set of two stamps celebrated the 3rd Pan-American Congress held in Rio de Janiero. Designed by H. Bernardelli.
These Air stamps were surcharged and overprinted to celebrate the Rome-Buenos Aires Flight of 1934. The stamp was originally issued in 1930 and designed by N. Brunetti. Perf 14.
Hungary became a republic in November 1918 and contemporary stamps of the Harvesters, Parliament, King Karl and Queen Zita types were overprinted Köztársaság (Republic) diagonally. The basic 50ft.
This set of six stamps was issued in February, 1931 to mark the inauguration of New delhi as the new capital of India. The stamps, featuring famous landscapes of the city, were designed by W.
The top value in a series of seven, this stamp depicts a pagoda in Mandalay, a reminder that until 1937 Burma was administered as part of India. The stamps were offset-lithographed and commemorated the Silver jubilee of King George V, the most interesting and colourful of all the issues made to celebrate that event. The stamps followed the pattern established by the New Delhi series of 1931 (discussed on this site) and featured characteristic landmarks from various parts of India. The King's portrait is framed by Coronation regalia and the collar of the Star of india.
This was an issue to aid Philanthropic Funds. It showed Birds of the Antwerp Zoo: 40c +10c. Cock of the Rock 1f. +50c. Red Lory 2f. +50. Senegalese Touraco 2f.50 + 1f. Short-beaked Toucan 3f. + 1f. Great Bird of Paradise 6f. + 2f.Congolese Peacock Designed by J. Van Noten after photos by M.
This article is the beginning of a series looking at important people featured on world stamps.
The lower values were similar to those of 1935-6; but with a portrait of King George VI substituted for George V and "POSTAGE & REVENUE" omitted. Wmk. Mult. Script CA (sideways on 10c., 15c., 25c., 30c. and 1 r. Various perfs. Recess.