Tag: victoria

December 20th, 2013

As the Holidays approach and with the snows so too comes our favorite time of year here at Ian Kimmerly Stamps: our annual sale.  The best time to acquire those philatelic gems you may have been waiting most of the year to pick up.  This will be our last major sale event.  Additions to inventory …

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November 26th, 2013

In the last few days we have added so many interesting items to our inventory that they ought to be mentioned.  Better Canada has been added, including stamps of Victoria as well as Admirals.  British and French Colonies have been added in large numbers.  For the British Colonies collector there are many new additions for: …

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Definite Discovery — Weekly Feature #451

Victoria 2a. of India with overprint for use in British East Africa.  The importance of this stamp is that up until now there have been three known ‘states’ of the overprint, that is to say distinct variations.  In comparing this possibly unique example to the three known states, there can be no doubt that this …

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Victoria Vermilion — Weekly Feature #450

1873 6d. corner block of 12 with deep, fresh colour, a few natural paper inclusions and trivial creasing in the selvedge.  The stamps are unused no gum extremely Fine.  These stamps bear the large star watermark and this large marginal block also shows the outer edge of the whole watermark being a border of four …

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June 11th, 2013

We begin this month with additions to inventory to some of the off-the-beaten-path countries in philately, including Rwanda, Syria, Thailand and Vietnam.  In terms of notable additions to our Canada inventory, look for more choices in used better quality Victoria as well as mint George V and earlier.  For the collector of British Commonwealth we …

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