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Found this stamp whilst cleaning out my desk any information would be greatly appreciated !

 

[ATTACH=CONFIG]4590[/ATTACH]

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JohnBenn

Wow SVW, what a find!

 

That's a Kruger essay, and the only one in existence. We are talking 6 figures here!

He is also the frontrunner in modern perfs. and "peel and stick".

 

 

Nice try those modern perforations on a "63" stamp gave you away.:whistling:

 

 

 

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Jongleur
Found this stamp whilst cleaning out my desk any information would be greatly appreciated !

 

[ATTACH=CONFIG]4590[/ATTACH]

 

This is an elephant. Don`t know what JB is talking about.

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svw
Wow SVW, what a find!

 

That's a Kruger essay, and the only one in existence. We are talking 6 figures here!

He is also the frontrunner in modern perfs. and "peel and stick".

 

 

Nice try those modern perforations on a "63" stamp gave you away.:whistling:

 

 

 

[ATTACH=CONFIG]4591[/ATTACH]

 

:awesome: ... Like the bug 'JB' - tried dusting it off my screen !!!

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svw
This is an elephant. Don`t know what JB is talking about.

 

Not just an elephant - it is an elephant with it's trunk down which is a sign of good luck !

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Jongleur

Speaking of finding things I found some of these stamps in an old Rice Crispies

box full of stamps.

 

aeroplane.jpg.9038b9f9e0621ba3ff18f324de60ca3a.jpg

 

I think it was the first acrobatic flight or something because the aeroplane is obviously flying upside

down. Or testing to see if the seatbelt works. Because if it does`nt the pilot will fall out.

Must be 1920`s or so. And from America.

This one seems in good shape although a lot of the stamps seem to have been nibbled on by small

black things that were lying dead in the box. Maybe stamps have low nutritional value or the glue

stuck their nibblers together.

I will sort out those that are not eaten away and post them. Maybe some have great value.

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Jongleur
Not just an elephant - it is an elephant with it's trunk down which is a sign of good luck !

 

Don`t know about good luck.Perhaps a more practical reason - to drink water. Water kind of lies

flat you know. Like in ponds.

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svw
Speaking of finding things I found some of these stamps in an old Rice Crispies

box full of stamps.

 

[ATTACH=CONFIG]4593[/ATTACH]

 

I think it was the first acrobatic flight or something because the aeroplane is obviously flying upside

down. Or testing to see if the seatbelt works. Because if it does`nt the pilot will obviously fall out.

Must be 1920`s or so. And from America.

This one seems in good shape although a lot of the stamps seem to have been nibbled on by small

black things that were lying dead in the box. Maybe stamps have low nutritional value or the glue

stuck their nibblers together.

I will sort out those that are not eaten away and post them. Maybe some have great value.

 

Interesting ! You had better send one to JB he has a 'bug' that needs to be immobilized...

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Jongleur
Wow SVW, what a find!

 

That's a Kruger essay, and the only one in existence. We are talking 6 figures here!

He is also the frontrunner in modern perfs. and "peel and stick".

 

 

 

Nice try those modern perforations on a "63" stamp gave you away.:whistling:

 

 

 

[ATTACH=CONFIG]4591[/ATTACH]

 

Love the bug too. I was wondering how the hell it got inside the screen.

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svw

Long lasting doom with the crystals works - just doomed my screen bug !

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Jongleur
Long lasting doom with the crystals works - just doomed my screen bug !

 

My wife started arguing with me when I showed her the bug. She said it`s stuck beneath the protective

plastic on the screen. Hee hee. Great fun this little bug. Perhaps JB can modify it into a whole swarm

that fills the whole screen and send it world wide.

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alloway65
Wow SVW, what a find!

 

That's a Kruger essay, and the only one in existence. We are talking 6 figures here!

He is also the frontrunner in modern perfs. and "peel and stick".

 

 

Nice try those modern perforations on a "63" stamp gave you away.:whistling:

 

 

 

[ATTACH=CONFIG]4591[/ATTACH]

 

 

S**t thought it was a ant under my screen.........or the wine we had with lunch was somewhat stronger than normal!!!

 

How do you do that......a good trick to play?

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voldermort
Speaking of finding things I found some of these stamps in an old Rice Crispies

box full of stamps.

 

[ATTACH=CONFIG]4593[/ATTACH]

 

I think it was the first acrobatic flight or something because the aeroplane is obviously flying upside

down. Or testing to see if the seatbelt works. Because if it does`nt the pilot will fall out.

Must be 1920`s or so. And from America.

This one seems in good shape although a lot of the stamps seem to have been nibbled on by small

black things that were lying dead in the box. Maybe stamps have low nutritional value or the glue

stuck their nibblers together.

I will sort out those that are not eaten away and post them. Maybe some have great value.

 

Tsk tsk tsk, made in USA in 1918 for the benefit of the Argentinian famine, only ever used in Mexico though, all planes flying over Argentina at this time were ordered to fly upside down to enable them to see any food/crops on the ground........

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alloway65
Speaking of finding things I found some of these stamps in an old Rice Crispies

box full of stamps.

 

[ATTACH=CONFIG]4593[/ATTACH]

 

I think it was the first acrobatic flight or something because the aeroplane is obviously flying upside

down. Or testing to see if the seatbelt works. Because if it does`nt the pilot will fall out.

Must be 1920`s or so. And from America.

This one seems in good shape although a lot of the stamps seem to have been nibbled on by small

black things that were lying dead in the box. Maybe stamps have low nutritional value or the glue

stuck their nibblers together.

I will sort out those that are not eaten away and post them. Maybe some have great value.

 

 

I am sure the SADF would be interested in buying some of these planes as long as there is a large kick-back for certain Government individuals.

 

Most military equipment purchased by the government is mothballed anyway as their are no funds to commission it or no suitable trained staff to operate it.

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dstorm
Speaking of finding things I found some of these stamps in an old Rice Crispies

box full of stamps.

 

[ATTACH=CONFIG]4593[/ATTACH]

/QUOTE]

 

I would have bought this stamp from you, but why bay more than face for a defective item?

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Jongleur
Speaking of finding things I found some of these stamps in an old Rice Crispies

box full of stamps.

 

[ATTACH=CONFIG]4593[/ATTACH]

/QUOTE]

 

I would have bought this stamp from you, but why bay more than face for a defective item?

 

Defective ? I think it is in mint condition. And I am learning about perfs and stuff. And shifts and things.

 

Check at this.

 

aeroplane.jpg.d723e95094fc5da94e537cacfc6eb7b2.jpg

 

Much better.

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dstorm

Hello Jongleur

 

You just had me spitting my whisky onto my (R39-00 worth) keyboard).

 

Very seriously though...I think that the beauty of this stamp lies in the fact that the blue vignette, even when inverted, is still perfectly aligned to the frame.

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Jongleur
Hello Jongleur

 

You just had me spitting my whisky onto my (R39-00 worth) keyboard).

 

Very seriously though...I think that the beauty of this stamp lies in the fact that the blue vignette, even when inverted, is still perfectly aligned to the frame.

 

Maybe the artist applied the golden ratio -1.1618. Like in the J & B whiskey advert ?

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