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Posted 01/16/2010   03:23 am  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add nic to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message


This is another of those which gets by me, thank you for any info on this stamps country of origin and year


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Posted 01/16/2010   04:08 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Puzzler to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
A hunt on Google for 'Ultramar 1875' found that it is a stamp from the Ultramar set of 1875 (Gee, who would have thought) from

Cuba, Scott #65, part of a 4 stamp set, this is the 3rd highest value.

Picture is the coat of arms of Spain in the center, the wreath (?) around is from Cuba's coat of arms, the word ultramar is Spanish for overseas, and the castles crown probably mean colonies as Portugal had a similar crown of castles on it's colony's coat's of arms.

Spanish Coat of Arms:


Cuban coat or arms:
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Posted 01/18/2010   08:52 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nic to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Copy thank you Puzzler! Cuba! of all places! never thought of googling it, I'll try that too next time
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Posted 01/18/2010   09:19 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add funcitypapa to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
this would be Cuba 65, with a scrape.
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Posted 01/21/2010   8:22 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nic to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Puzzler, I forgot to ask, does your book confirm this stamp issued in 1875? Thank you for the info

funcitypapa, Yes a scrape, found it stuck with some other stamp, I pulled it off, wont do that again

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Posted 01/21/2010   8:53 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Puzzler to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
nic,
Sorry I forgot to subscribe to this thread. so I missed your question.

I do not have a worldwide catalog. Just Canada and a concise Great Britain. I can check it at the library when I get there next, there is a new Scott there.

All that info I got from googling the internet.

I saw the set of four Ultramar shown listed on a private web site for sale and they used Scott numbers. Then, knowing the number, I looked on eBay and found one with the seller telling the date of it. ahem, ahem, (clearing throat, while looking ashamed) I should have consulted a respected source for confirmed information, you are correct to question. I am so used to finding stuff that way that I didn't think twice.
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Posted 01/22/2010   12:17 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Cjd to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
nic,

These were, indeed, issued in 1875. The year before depicted a seated allegory of Spain, and the year after featured Alfonso XII. Without damage, it would be a little bit better than catalog minimum.
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Posted 01/22/2010   05:28 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nic to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Fantastic thanks cjd, I think I have another one like it but of a different color
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Posted 01/22/2010   09:26 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Puzzler to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Found this great identifier. It is not copyright so free to distribute. In Adobe Acrobat pdf file format so you can add to it or print it out.
http://www.shoeboxstamps.com/stampid.pdf

From the identifier:
ULTRAMAR (with a year date): Cuba (1873-6), Puerto Rico (1867-76) [Beyond the Sea].
ULTRAMAR (with a year date, denominations in Avos): Macao (1911) [Beyond the Sea].
ULTRAMAR (with a year date, denominations in Reis): Portuguese Guinea, war tax stamps (1919) [Beyond the Sea].

Cuna Scott 63-66
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Posted 01/22/2010   12:47 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add KirkS to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Puzzler:

That's a nice document; I saved a copy to my harddrive. Thanks for sharing.

But I have to mention the irony on the title page. Did you notice they mention cleaning up the spelling errors right under the word COPYRITE

Thanks Again,
KirkS
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Posted 01/22/2010   6:25 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Puzzler to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Nope, I missed that. Good one Kirk I was looking for Ultramar at the time. I too saved it to my hard drive for later study.
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Posted 01/23/2010   05:09 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nic to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thank you for the info and pics Puzzler, much apreciated, that stamp now is my oldest
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Posted 12/30/2016   6:59 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add James45 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
i have three stamps ultramar 1875 one at twenty five cents and two at fifty cents unused any value
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Posted 12/30/2016   9:17 pm  Show Profile Check stallzer's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add stallzer to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Only good pictures of each stamp will allow someone to estimate their value.
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a bit late with photos. better late than never
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