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Previously Unknown Tibetan Proof

Printed From: Rainer's Stampcorner
Category: Tibet
Forum Name: Issue 1933
Forum Description: For everything related to issue 1933
Printed Date: 18 September 2020 at 11:20pm
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Topic: Previously Unknown Tibetan Proof
Posted By: gemtree
Subject: Previously Unknown Tibetan Proof
Date Posted: 01 April 2015 at 3:49pm
I recently obtained a very rare proof from the great grand nephew of Colonel Bailey, the famous British spy and envoy to Nepal in the 1930's. It apparently was to be tibet's first commemorative stamp in honor of the 1933 Lhasa World's Fair which was cancelled just before opening for political reasons


Posted By: Rainer
Date Posted: 01 April 2015 at 6:07pm

Great find..., almost of the same significance as the Tibetan commemorative issue celebrating the Chinese Invasion of Tibet!

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