in these stamps King Farouk I of Egypt appears with the pyramids or Sultan Hassan Mosque (in Cairo..) as background.
1)2) the first two stamps belong to the series of (7) "King Farouk I (1947/1951)"
Perf: 14 x 13.5 ( the last two values of this series have perf: 13.5 x 13)
SG( 340,342) Sc(267,269)
3)4)5) the stamps belong to a series (18) that overprints stamps from the previous King Farouk I definitive series of 1937,1939,1944 and 1947( in these particular case we have "Overprint on 'King Farouk I (1947/1951)'") ; the overprints appear in Carmine, Green or Black and say "King of Egypt and the Sudan, 16th October 1951" in Arabic writing.
Perf: 14 x 13.5
stamps from a definitive series (14) 1978/1985..
the 2nd and 4th stamps are damaged and have to be replaced , later...
Now I have a Russia Complete series 1991 "Folk Festivals" ; In my opinion , this is a spectacular series, so I will show the stamps individually for a better appreciation from the viewer.. it is a Festival of Colors and a joy to the eyes...
Perf: 12.5 x 12
SG(6283,...,6297) Sc(6031,...,6045) [Left,right,left,right,left,etc]
P.S) This addendum was made at 06/06/2014.. I suggest that You all see the comment made by "Orfanato" from Russia...
I even kept a small sheetReplyDelete
Shortly after the Soviet Union collapsed
Hello! I'm Luis from 1967stamps...ReplyDelete
Thank you for your comment.. it is indeed a beautiful sheet ... thank you for showing it to me ..
I have made a addendum to the post where I advise the viewers to see your comment, also...