European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Mar 16 1968, Page 13

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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - March 16, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseArmy and air Force motion picture service Europe violence comes to a Climax in fir Creek when sheriff Farmer Johnny Cobb James Stewart and Larkin Henry Fonda Leader of a band of Post civil War adventurers from the Missouri Range wars shoot it out above. Larkin shoots the gun from Cobb s hand and As he tries to reach it the outlaw takes deliberate aim. May Roz Russell plays a swinging and very Rich grandma who is in trouble with her Strait laced and rather greedy heirs. The comedy is set against the varied and sparkling backgrounds of Southern California. Produced in technicolor the movie also stars Sandra Dee Brian Aherne James Farentinos Vanessa Brown. My swinging grandma Rosalind Russell gets ride from James Farentinos other films scheduled for release next week robbery this is one version of the hijacking of the Glasgow to London mail train and the detailed planning that went into the Job. It took 26 men 25 minutes to steal $10 million. My torn curtain espionage is the theme of Alfred Hitchcock s 50th film. Paul Newman in route to a physicians conference in Copenhagen defects to the East with Julie Andrews. Revival. M Arizona Bushwhacker sheriff Howard keel is secretly running guns for the rebels. His Helper would rather sell the guns to the apaches. F 3�de@ by c. J. Peterson All too often collectors Overlook the fairer sex. To begin with the distaff Side has produced some noted philatelic writers researchers and collectors. Anyone with More than a nodding acquaintance with the society of philatelic americans will recognize Marian came Zinsmeister s name for this woman has served the society As an editor author of numerous research articles and handbooks writer of a classic pair of studies on souvenir sheets and outstanding worker in All the behind the scenes activities that go on in a Large organization. Her contributions to philately earned her the Lagerloef award in 1952 he name comes to mind first but she can quickly be followed by Many More. There Are enough women philatelists to make it possible to devote an entire exhibition to their collections. The National Phila Telic museum put on just such a show in 1953, featuring 109 exhibits All put together by women. Of course the world s mos significant and valuable collection also belongs to a woman Queen Elizabeth still another consideration our albums would be poorer by far if All the issues depicting women were eliminated British an Commonwealth issues including the Penny Black during the reigns of two Queens . High value newspaper Stamps and commemorative such As the Virginia dare Molly Pitcher Annamelia Earhart issues and of course All the Madonna issues such an extensive Field that this has become one of the major branches of topical collecting. There Are three ladies whose association with postage Stamps deserve particular mention. Two of them Are Long since gone but Stamps perpetuate their memories. The third a con temporary figure is world famous so famous indeed that recent stamp released with her picture has become the Center of a philatelic controversy. Lady Mcleod is the first of the Trio. Actually she was by no Means a lady since the . Lady Mcleod was a Steamer oper ated by skipper David Boyce operator of a cargo run from the Home port of port of Spain Trinidad. He also carried mail for a fee issuing his own Stamps. These Bright Blue singles showing the lady Mcleod Soraya or Farah the lady Mcleod and the script initials Mcl Are now Classi fied As Trinidad local issues. Boyce sold his Stamps at 5 cents each in 1847 a copy on envelope recently was sold at auction for $3,840.our second lady was a governor s wife. The Story is that the wife of the governor of the British Colony of Mauritius was particularly impressed with a recent British innovation the use of adhesive postage Stamps. She thought of the social Success she would have by being the first in the Colony to use such interest ing labels if she could Send out the invitati9ns to her next Dai franked with such Stamps. This helps explain Why in .1847, the tiny isolated Colony of Mauritius became the fourth country in the world to Issue postage Stamps. At the governor s instructions Stamps were designed and printed in two values to Coyer the local postage rate As Well As the rate for mail going to the Mother country. Almost All of the 1 Penny and 2 Penny stamp were used on invitations to the Ball. From the initial Issue of Suu each there Are Only 13 known examples remaining of the 1 Penny two of them unused and 12 of the 2 Penny six unused Coli now Cata logs single copies at 135,000 used and $45,000 , As Well As the other Mauritius rarities that followed in me next years owe their existence to one lady s social vanity. The final item is a recent Issue from Pakistan which was released oct. 26, 1967, honouring the Coronation of the Shah 01 Iran. The 50 Paisa stamp is meant to show the Shah and Nup resent wife the Empress Farah Albah. But claim Sharp Eye collectors the woman pictured la actually former Lompre Soraya. They suggest that the stamp designer worked from an old photo of the Monarch and wife not realizing that the Monarc Ohad remarried. Official sources dispute the claim. However no one to Date has exhibited the photograph actually used for redesign. The stamp remains a diplomatic embarrassment it Ai a remains a bestseller at prices up to $1. More philatelic Agency listings. West Germany vers Annstelle fuer Sammler Markun. Zell 110, 6 Frankfurt main 1. New issues of West Germany and Milin including booklets Back issues also available. Pos Tayo a handling charges. Subscription service possible. France race cur principal Des posted de la Seine Tut us louvre 52, Paris Ler. Will Only sell full sets. No Sib Sci us service. Postage registration charges. ,. M i French colonies Agency Des timbres Poste d t to a 85 Avenue de la Paris vile. Sells new Colon issues in groups of five to six sets. No Back issues no subs service. Registration Feu. Write for latest sales list. Saturday March 16, by

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