Legend of symbol used at  Thematical Overview Table

 

Code

Description

Stamp example

pF

Paleontologic Fossil,

bones, part of full sceletons  of prehistoric animals, fishes. Footprint of prehistoric animals, palnts etc. in stones.

pR

Paleontologic Reconstruction 

of prehistoric animals, birdes, fisch, insekten , plants etc...

An

Antropology:

fosiel or reconstruction  of preistoric Human, Cave painting, tools of prehistoric man, etc...

Pp

Professional Paleontologists or Antropologists

 
Co

Contributors:

 

Amateurs paleontologist, fosiliers collectors, patrons, sponsors of Paleontologic  exspeditions, museums, none paleontologist but scientists at other felds who made or make some influence on a Paleontologic science.

x x

Dw

Charles Darwin

 stamps depicted Charles Darwin

 

Due the fact there are a lot of stamps depicted Charles Darwin they are organized at separated group.

Ot

Others: paleontological Museums,  Research Institutes, paleontologic sites where major fosilities found.

 
x
Mu Multiple: more than one stamp set of a different  categories are issued by the conutry on the same year.

Comoros 2010

Undesired/Pseudo stamps

Commercial issue: stamps are issued with only one purpose - to sold for collectors, not used for post purpose. Stamp of countries who issued too many or too expensove stamps.

According to SPECIAL REGULATIONS FOR THE EVALUATION OF THEMATIC EXHIBITS AT FIP EXHIBITIONS  "Appropriate postal-philatelic material is that which, for the purpose of transmitting mail or other postal communications, has been issued, intended for issue, or produced in the preparation for issue, used, or treated as valid for postage by governmental, local or private postal agencies, or by other duly commissioned or empowered authorities."

List of Undesired stamps created according to FIP stattement above and  on "Stamps We Should Better Avoid"  and "Stamps We Should Resist" lists of Philatelic Webmaster Organization (PWO)

 

 


 

As you can  see an overview table is huge: more than 170 countries(rows) over more than 60 years (column), in order to make it a bit shorter and easier to read some counties are combined in one row, long names of others are short cuted. Modification list is below.

 

Short cut Original country name
AFARS AFARS  and Issass
BAT  BRITISH ANTARCTIC TERRITORY
Bosnia BOSNIA-HERCEGOVINA
CAR CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
CZECH CZECH REPUBLIC / CZECHOSLOVAKIA
GUINEA EQUATORIAL GUINEA / GUINEA / GUINEA-BISSAU
FAEROE ISL. FAEROE ISLANDS
MAN Isl. Isle of Man
TAAF French Southern and Antarctic Lands (French: Terres australes et antarctiques fran´┐Żaises, abbreviated TAAF)
Germany BRD / GDR (DDR) / Germany
HADHRAMAUT QU'AITI STATE OF HADHRAMAUT
KENYA KENYA-UGANDA-TANZANIA
Tristan TRISTAN DA CUNHA
WALLIS WALLIS and FUTUNA
MARSHALL ISL. MARSHALL ISLANDS

 

 

Stamp categories used on this web site

Category Description
A stamps of recognized countries, valid for post purpose,  when depicted objects are related to issuing territory
B stamps of recognized countries , valid for post purpose,when depicted objects have no relation to issuing territory
C  stamps of recognized countries and NOT valid for post purpose  - close relative to "Cinderella" - Undesired

 

Latest update 30.12.2012

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