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Dennis Beatty
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posted 11-26-2004 03:36 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Dennis Beatty   Click Here to Email Dennis Beatty     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I collect meteorite related stamps, such as:
  • Scott #1995 Sikhote-Alin;
  • Scott #2077 Tunguska;
  • Scott #1958 Geophysical year

fimych
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posted 03-13-2016 11:51 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for fimych   Click Here to Email fimych     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Although it is not the subject of my interest, recently I got this cover for Sikhote-Alin meteorite that fall in 1947. According to the estimations it was around 100 tons, from which 70 tons survived the atmosphere effect. This was one of the major meteorite events in the modern history. The cover marked by the International Geophysical Year postmarks in 1958.

In 15.2.2016 – there was a third anniversary of Chelyabinsk meteorite event and Russian post issues a special postmark. I will show it when get the covers and cards – in a month or so.

Another meteorite event from my stock – a cover from Romania – I really don’t know, why I have it, but it looks nice.

fimych
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posted 10-08-2016 06:58 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for fimych   Click Here to Email fimych     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Here are some cards with 2016 special postmark.

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