Monday, May 30, 2016

NDH Ministerial Albums - sale

I am selling some of my NDH Ministerial Albums...  

  • 1942 Red Cross - Issued 25 albums, only two or three with white covers - SOLD
  • 1943 Pavelić - Issued 15 albums - SOLD
  • 1943 Legionnaires - Issued 15 albums - SOLD
  • 1944 War victims - Issued 25 albums - SOLD

Albums are great rarities of Croatia philately, they are complete and in very fine condition.

Feel free to contact me if you are interested...

Friday, May 20, 2016

1944 SENTA, Award for the manual

I am happy to announce that the Senta manual received the large vermeil at the national philatelic exhibition "Koprivnica 2016".

Senta 1944
First Yugoslavian Local Provisional Issue
The Manual

Thursday, May 19, 2016

1945 MARIBOR, Hindenburg

Hindenburg 4 pf with the Maribor provisional issue overprint is the rarest stamp of all 1945 Slovenian provisional issues.

1945 Maribor local provisional issue, 4 pf Hindenburg in block of four.
Certificate Bar and Veličković.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

1945 SARAJEVO, Complete set in block of four

Only four complete sets in block of four have been recorded so far. Today I found out where is located one of them. So, one is with me, one is in London and the third one is in Essen. Location of the fourth set is still unknown.

1945 Sarajevo local provisional issue, complete set in block of four. Certificate Ercegović and Veličković.

Monday, May 9, 2016

1943 ŠIBENIK, War propaganda stamp

The rarest of the overprinted values are:
  • 1 Lire - 2 pieces
  • 5 Cent porto - 11 pieces
  • 10 Lire - 17 pieces
  • War propaganda stamps (different) - 49 pieces (altogether)
  • Packet stamps (pacche) - a few pieces

1943 Šibenik local provisional issue, hand overprint on 30 cent war propaganda stamp.
An exceptionally rare item.

Sunday, May 8, 2016

1941 BANJA LUKA, One of the most rare FDC

The literature states that the philatelic club in Banja Luka issued only ten FDC envelopes, makes this as one of the most rare FDC on the territory of the former Yugoslavia.

1941 Banja Luka, local provisional issue, complete set on the Banja Luka philatelic club cover, cancelled 21.IV.41 - first day cover. Certificate Ercegović.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

1945 SPLIT, 30 kn red color proof

Until now the following proofs have been known:
  • one full sheet of 10 kn in red color
  • one full sheet of 10 kn in black color
  • one full sheet of 30 kn in green color, tête-bêche
  • one half sheet of 30 kn in black color
  • one half sheet of 30 kn in dark green color
  • one half sheet of 30 kn in green color

Now I can confirm that there is also:
  • another full sheet of 10 kn in red color
  • another half sheet of 30 kn in green color
  • and the most striking finding: the half sheet of 30 kn in red color

1945 Split local provisional issue, overprint proof with value of 30 kn in red color, complete half sheet.