Category Archives: Framed Z

Unusual pairs

One reader of my blog send me this scan. The overprints are looking good. They are most likely genuine – the framed Z looking like E6. What makes those items rare is the combination of framed and unframed Zs. This … Continue reading

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Framed Zs what is rare and what is not

When dealing with stamps often the question about rarity arises. Normally you can use a catalog and you will get an answer. Perhaps you have a second catalog (e.g. a local one) or you need to use a factor to … Continue reading

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A page of the Ashford collection

Recently I was able to get hold on an original page of the Ashford collection. Peter T. Ashford together with S. D. Tchilinghirian created back in 1953 one of the most important works regarding the stamps of Armenia. Page four … Continue reading

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Overprints on the postal savings stamps

Genuine overprints on these stamps are quite rare. Only very small quantities of those were present in the stocks of the postal agencies – if at all. Genuine overprints exist, most of them are probably counter productions or made by … Continue reading

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Working with the ARTAR Catalog – Odds and Errors : Part 3

Forged overprints on page 24. And a super ugly one on page 28. On page 33 you will find two forged overprints where both overprints are forged: Please meet a k.60.k F2 forgery together with a forged framed Z and … Continue reading

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Working with the ARTAR Catalog – Odds and Errors : Part 2

On page 20 the different types and sizes of the Framed Monograms are listed. I am asking myself: How come there are two formerly not described small types a and a1 (7mm diameter)? Why is the small type described by … Continue reading

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Variations of the 10 Ruble Dashnak Overprint

For those who are interested, there is much more to discover than what the catalogs suggest. This is especially true for the 10 ruble HH overprint. Not only is there a second type – which is described by Tchilinghirian and … Continue reading

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