Tag: Ceylon

October 24th, 2012

We at Ian Kimmerly Stamps are on pace for a banner month with hundreds of new items added to our ever growing inventory over the last number of days.  For the Canada collector we have added several new better mint stamps, including some fresh Jubilees.  Worldwide sees us adding items from France, Greenland, Thailand and …

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Surcharge Surfeit – Weekly Feature #431

In 1885 the people of Ceylon could have been forgiven for being confused with respect to the Postal Service.  Postal rates had been changed and the postal authorities showed a lack of foresight in estimating the need for particular denominations.  Provisionals were ordered from the London printers De La Rue but these were delayed.  Further …

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