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Telegraph Stamps - For Sale


ALBANIA TELEGRAPHS - INFORMATION

ALBANIA TELEGRAPHS - INFORMATION

Albania operated a telegraph service through its postal facilities, and evidence of this is seen in the inscriptions POST & TELEGRAPH" on some early postmarks. Apparently, regular stamps were used to pay telegraph charges.

.A special case came from the early days of Albania's troubled birth. From 1914 to 1920 the Italians occupied first Valona, then larger areas of southern Albania. They built a military telegraph service connecting Valona and Himara (Chimara). Special telegraph stamps (rare) were made available to pay the telegraph charges. Our planned 2nd edition TELEGRAPH STAMPS catalogue will include a new page on these. To view in advance this listing for Albania (which can then be printed out for personal use only, not for publication) please CLICK HERE

If you have new finds to add to the listing, please get in touch with us by email at JBarefootL@AOL.com. Much of the material is quite scarce (we seldom see these offered) and therefore pricing (in UK £) is tentative.

ALGERIA (W.460)

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£10.00
Stock Code
W.460

ALGERIA (W.460)
1943 Expeditionary Force Message both values unmounted mint (Barefoot 1/2). The service was provided by the Free French for American Forces in Algeria in WWII, mainly using radio telegraphy.

BELGIUM TELEGRAM (W.78)

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£10.00
Stock Code
W.78

BELGIUM TELEGRAM (W.78)
1890 Telegram form with blue octagonal FONTAINE LEVEQUE arrival datestamp (blue telegraph seal on reverse, torn on opening as usual)

BELGIUM TELEGRAM (W.80)

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£10.00
Stock Code
W.80

BELGIUM TELEGRAM (W.80)
1889 Telegram form with octagonal HOUDENG COEGNIES arrival datestamp (blue telegraph seal on reverse, torn on opening as usual)

COLOMBIA TELEGRAPHS (L.146)

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£300.00
Stock Code
L.146

COLOMBIA TELEGRAPHS (L.146)
Study accumulation, ex-Hiscocks, fairly complete for basic issues including some difficult items such as 1905 10c perf 10½ (Hiscocks 51, Bft 51a), 1906 5P (Hiscocks 62, Bft 60), plus many shades, types and sub-types, ideal for further study (these litho issues offer many varieties) (200++ stamps)

COLOMBIA TELEGRAPHS (L.147)

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£175.00
Stock Code
L.147

COLOMBIA TELEGRAPHS (L.147)
Virtually complete MINT collection (just needs 1888 10c, 1892 10c, and 1906 2P & 10P), also includes some shades, plus the Bft listing for this country (62 stamps)

CUBA TELEGRAPHS (L.148)

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£450.00
Stock Code
L.148

CUBA TELEGRAPHS (L.148)
Spanish period, virtually complete mint/unused, plus a few used, shades etc, from 1868, 1869, Habilitado, 1870 including 2P, 1876 set, 1883 red overprints, through to 1896, with difficult values. Ex-Hiscocks collection. Also new Barefoot listing for this country. (Cat Bft £3475, 128 stamps)

CUBA TELEGRAPHS (L.149)

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£75.00
Stock Code
L.149

CUBA TELEGRAPHS (L.149)
Republic : 1910 set unused or used, 1911 new colours set unused or used, 1916 Allegory set both mint and used, plus some shades etc, plus new Barefoot listing for these issues (36 stamps, ex-Hiscocks collection, cat £440 by new Barefoot catalogue)