Barranquilla Local on Half Cover

When you keep your eye on eBay long enough, you can always find oddities that will add interesting pieces to your collection. If you are a “purist” – Then, maybe this kind of fun isn’t for you.¬† However, if you enjoy the oddities of philately, including, things that were obviously contrived and faked, then sources […]

1927-1928 Barranquilla Local Labels and Paquebot Covers

I came across 2 Colombia Barranquilla stamps that are unlisted and appear to be some sort of local label or local charity / tax stamp of some kind. Both are denominated 1/2c and share a common center design with different inscriptions. Issue #1 : Barranquilla Defense Board This first stamp is inscribed¬†“Junta de Defensa de […]