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I'm sure you all have some interesting stamps out there on some sort of Sea Vessel .... Come and add your favourites

Love these stamps, replicas of old posters

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and these, the detail is amazing

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Here are Traditional Boats of Malaysia Booklet
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Lower one is the very scar "A99" perfin:

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sh-tnoid, I loved those poster stamps so much that I bought the poster set from the Post Office, and now they're framed and hanging on walls all over my house.

But my all-time favourite Australian issue is the humble Clipper Ships of 1984. Call me a traditionalist, but I think they're beautiful. (Pity about the official FDC... a tad dull.)

I was so sad to see the Cutty Sark (the subject of the 30c) go up in flames in London last week. I'm just glad I was able to make the pilgrimage to the old girl not too long ago.
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Hey Aladdin & Kenny

Welcome to stampboards.

Aladdin the posters are nice, I got them as well, but I haven't done anything with them yet.

I love the GB stamps you posted Kenny.

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Stamps depicting The Team NZ entry in
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sh-tnoidavailable wrote:Aladdin the posters are nice, I got them as well, but I haven't done anything with them yet.

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If it saves you any time, I hunted high and low without success for the perfect frames, before stumbling across some at humble Officeworks. (Hope there's one in Droughtsville, SA.) The perfect size (if you're happy to trim a millimetre off the posters here and there), and a beautiful dark brown wood with a gold trim that fits the era of these posters perfectly. And way cheaper than the custom-framing which was shaping up as my only other option!

Apologies to all for this diversion from actual ships. Let me make it up to you with one of the few decorative gutter strips I've ever been sucked into buying, 'Murray River Shipping' from a few years back. It's not just the paddlesteamers that are historic... look! The Murray used to have WATER in it!

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Thanks for the tip Aladdin :wink: . Nice gutter strip as well.

This is the latest from Aus Post on ships. As MargoZ mentioned in another thread there is apparently a mis print on the $2, it should say 121 lives lost.

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Malaya, H. M. Queen Elizabeth ll and vessels
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New Zealand winners of America's Cup


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Here's a cover that fits well with the topic.

Its a FFC. First Float Cover. :D

Sent on maiden voyage of the ss "United States" from Southampton 10th July 1952. Vessel was proudly proclaimed the new flagship of the United States Lines.

Bit tatty, however only such cover I've seen.

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some of my favorites!

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One of my favorites, of my theme, and from my collection

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Should this thread be of vessels other than old sailing ships? There is already a thread on that which is still quite active....

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....anything that floats!

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Nauru. The Silver Jubilee of George 5th. SG 40 - 43.

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Here is a site that only specializes in stamps depicting boats and ships.

http://www.shipstamps.co.uk/

Many interesting pics there.

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Boats on the Thames. SG664 [Better to ignore the occupied buildings behind.]

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here are some of mine :D

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Here is an image of a semi-postal stamp depicting the French Navy's cruiser Georges Leygnes and the battleship Lorraine, designed and engraved by Charles Mazelin, and issued by France to honor its Navy on April 8, 1946, Scott No. B204, Y&T No. 752.

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Warship, designed by Ion Dumitrana, issued by Romania on August 3, 1957 for Navy Day, Scott No. 1172.

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Aircraft carrier and support vessels, commemorative stamp designed by British-born American sailor and artist Richard Atherstone Genders (1919-1991), engraved by Richard M. Bower, and issued by the USA on June 10, 1957 for the June 11-13 Hampton Roads - International Naval Review on the 350th anniversary of founding of Jamestown, Virginia, involving 113 ships from seventeen nations, Scott No. 1091.

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Here is an image of a stamp depicting French statesman Georges Benjamin Clemenceau (1841-1929) and an artist's conception of the French Navy battleship le Clémenceau (spelled with an accent mark over the first "e"), which was laid down on January 17, 1939 to be built by Arsenal de Brest. In 1940 the incomplete hulk of le Clémenceau was captured by the Germans. The hulk was floated out in 1943, and finally bombed and sunk by the Allies on August 27, 1944. This stamp was designed and engraved by Albert Decaris, and issued by France on April 18, 1939, Scott No. 371, Y&T No. 425.

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I'm going to contribute to this great thread........

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....but I hope people continue to contribute scans of their stamps of old sailing vessels on this current thread:
https://www.stampboards.com/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=23035
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The 6¢ orange, the 6¢ black, and the 7¢ green all have this identical design.

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Hope the poor guy doesn't get the flip of a whale tail, or it's over! :shock:
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SS Pasteur was a turbine steam ship built for Compagnie de Navigation Sud-Atlantique and launched in August, 1939. The Pasteur was 29,253 gross tons, 212.4 m long and 26.8 m wide. She had 11 decks, possessed extensive loading spaces, and was designed to carry 751 passengers. Her usual service speed was around 22 knots, making her the third fastest ship of her time. Although she was sometimes referred to as an SS (Steamship), Pasteur really was a TSS or TS (Turbine Steam Ship). In 1957, she was acquired by North German Lloyd and renamed TS Bremen. In all, she sailed for 41 years, and was considered as one of the most beautiful passenger liners of her time. Here is an image of a semi-postal stamp depicting Pasteur, designed and engraved by Albert Decaris, and issued by France on July 17, 1941, Scott No. B114, Y&T No. 502. Given the parlous position of the small sailboat in the picture, it's a darn good thing this stamp's design is merely a drawing, and not an actual photo!

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