Written date on inside front cover above Map of the Universal Postal Union appears to be: Nov. 6th 1893.
INTERNATIONAL POSTAGE STAMP ALBUM 8vo EDITION
BRENTANO'S UNION SQUARE NEW YORK
A fabulous collection of a variety of various stamps which include stamps of: Postage, Revenue, Postage Due, War Tax, Newspaper, Law, Registered, Internal Revenue, Insurance.
Besides the wonderful collection of stamps in this album other features of the book include: Photograph of J.A. Chalmers, Inventor of the Postage Stamp with 4 postmark examples below his photo; Direction To Stamp Collectors; Index.
I have provided detailed description with numerous images below. I am not a numismatic (stamp) collector, but have attempted in this listing to provide an accurate description of the majority of the stamps. If there are any oversights, incorrect information or Scott #'s please accept my apologies for this as there were not intentional. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask, providing sufficient info for myself to know which particular stamp you are inquiring on.
The description of each page of stamps is below the image.
FRANCE Republic / MONACO Principality - 18 stamps on page.
POSTE REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE 25 - Scott # 99; PRF 25 - Scott # 91 1877-80; PRF 10 - #68A 1876; PRF 15; PRF 15¢ - these stamps were issued during the last quarter of the 19th century and are known as LaBelle Epoque / Sage Series / Peace and Commerce Series; 5¢ - 1901/1906 postmark appears to be JUIN 01; EMPIRE FRANC POSTES 20¢; EFP 20¢; REPUB FRANC POSTES 25¢ - Ceres Series; FRANCE 25 DE DIMENSION - Overprint Centimes; MARCA DA BOLLO SIMO A LIRE TREMILA - Overprint 1.50; TIMBRE REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE CONNAISSEMENTS - revenue stamp; 1901/1906
GERMAN Empire Confederated State. - 23 stamps on page.
REICHPOST PF. 25 - Scott # 50 postmark appears to be 06.11.91 6-7N; REICHSPOST PF. 50; REICHSPOST PF. 20; similiar stamp as last - postmarked BETZDORF 13. 2. 92. 12-IN these stamps appear to be 1889 issue with the Imperial Eagle in a circle with crown
NORTH GERMAN POST DISTRICT - 1 piece on page.
DEUTSCHE REICHSPOST POSTTARTE 5 REICHSPOST
BAVARIA Kingdom - 7 stamps on page.
PRIVAT STADTPOST STUTTGART - postmarked MAI 92; 10 PFENNING plus other similiar stamps with armorial bearings in various denomination 3, 5. 20, 3
WURTEMBURG Kingdom - 2 stamps on page.
K. WURTT.POST 10 ZEHN PFENNING - Scott # 60A; K.WURTT.POST 5 FUNF PFENNING
HOLLAND Kingdom - 8 stamps on page.
NEDERLAND 1/2 CENT; NEDERLAND 2 CENT - postmark 9 FEB 86; NEDERLAND 1 CENT; NEDERLAND 5 CENT; NEDERLAND 12 1/2 CENT; NEDERLAND 1 CENT - appears to be postmarked 15 APR 93
BELGIUM Kingdom - 8 stamps on page.
BELGIQUE POSTES 10 - Scott # 52; POSTES BELGIQUE 25; 1 CENTIME BELGIQUE; BELGIQUE - postmark appears to be 11 MAI 12 1892; BELIQUE 2 CENTIMES - postmark appears to be 1890
LUXEMBURG Grand Duchy / SWITZERLAND Republic. - 7 stamps on page.
G.D. de LUXEMBOURG 1 CENTIME; 25 LUXEMBOURG; HELVETIA 25 FRANCO - 1882; HELVETIA 15 - 1882; HELVETIA 10 - 1882; HELVETIA 5; HELVETIA 2 - postmark appears to be 22 VI 92
AUSTRIA Empire - 15 stamps on page.
6 kr. C.M. - 1858 - has hand cancellation that appears to be BOHN; FUNF 5 kr KREUZER; 3rd row 3rd stamp appears to be postmarked 1888; 5 kr. - 1867; 10 kr. - 1867
HUNGARY Kingdom - 3 stamps on page.
MAGYAR KIR. POSTA - 1, 5 , 1 Postage Due Stamps
ITALY Kingdom - 8 stamps on page.
POSTE ITALIANE CENTESIMI CINQUE - Scott # 52 or 67; POSTE ITALIANE CENTESIMI VENTI - 1879; POSTE ITALIANE CENT VENTICINQUE - 1879; POSTE ITALIANE UN CENTESIMO; POSTE ITALIANE CENTESIMI CINQUE - 1879; POSTE ITALIANE DUE CENTESIMI - 1860/70's think this is a Postage Due stamp
NAPLES - SICILY Formerly Kingdom / SARDINA Formerly Kingdom / TUSCANY Formerly Grand Duchy - 1 stamp on page.
REPUB. DI S. MARINO BOLLO POSTALE 2 CENTESIMI CENT DUE - Scott # 1 1877 think this is the first stamp issued by this country
SPAIN Kingdom - 3 stamps on page.
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