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Stamps of the Arabian Nights, Part 23

I do not normally collect Disney related Arabian Nights ephemera.  As a result of their movie Aladdin, the market is saturated with the Disney Aladdin merchandise.  So it comes as no surprise that there is a Disney Aladdin theme stamp.  … Continue reading

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Stamps of the Arabian Nights, Part 21

Aubrey Vincent Beardsley (21 August 1872 – 16 March 1898) was an English fin de siecle illustrator well known for his black-and-white illustrations.  During his very short artistic carrier, a mere 6 years, he became a major figure in Art … Continue reading

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Stamps of the Arabian Nights, Part 20

In 1993 the Royal Mail produced a series of 10 Greeting Stamps featuring popular and well know characters with the theme of giving. Characters included Long John Silver and his parrot, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, Mole and Toad, Peter and Mrs. … Continue reading

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Stamps of the Arabian Nights, Part 18

Guinea produces stamps for internal use and produces stamps intended for the international collectors market.  For many countries, sales of stamps to collectors is an important revenue stream. In 2008 Guinea produced a sheet of stamps celebrating methods of transportation … Continue reading

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Stamps of the Arabian Nights, Part 17

In 1980 Syria issued a series of five stamps with Arabian Nights theme illustrations. These include a depiction of Shanrayar and Shahrazad, the ubiquitous Sindbad, Ali Baba and Aladdin and, for the first time, Hassan. There are a number of … Continue reading

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Stamps of the Arabian Nights, Part 16

In 1967, the Mahra Sultanate issued a series of stamps featuring a number of miniature paintings. One of these stamps, a miniature painting from 1260, is captioned “The Miraculous Saving.” It features a man being carried by a bird. To … Continue reading

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Stamps of the Arabian Nights, Part 14

In 2001 the Palestinian Authority issued a series of 4 stamps depicting scenes from the Arabian Nights.  They included the usual suspects of Sindbad (2nd voyage), Ali Baba, Aladdin and the less common The Magic Horse (sometime also called The … Continue reading

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