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  • 2011 Issues
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    Year of the Rabbit (page 1)
    Ferguson Jenkins (page 1)
    (5) Art Deco Bird (page 2)
    2 Navajo Necklace Reissue (page 2)
    Harry Potter (UK - Magical Realms) (page 2)
    Latin Music - Tito Puente (page 2)
    Latin Music - Carmen Miranda (page 2)
    Latin Music - Selena (page 2)
    Neon Celebrate (page 3)
    Jazz (page 3)
    20 George Washington (page 3)
    Civil War (page 4)
    Helen Hayes (page 5)
    Gregory Peck (page 5)
    Project Mercury/MESSENGER (page 6)
    Indianapolis 500 (page 6)
    UN: 30 Year of AIDS (page 6)
    Mark Twain (this page)
    Owney the Postal Dog (this page)
    Edward Hopper (this page)
    Endangered Species (this page)
    Hanukkah 2011 (this page)
    Valley Railway (Israel) (this page)
    Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (Israel) (this page)

    Mark Twain

    Dgn 412

    Dgn 412: Sc. 4545 Mark Twain — 5”x7” Dragon Card based on an 1885 illustration from Puck magazine of Twain at a speaking engagement. Digital Color Postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$3.50

    Dgn 412a

    Dgn 412a: Sc. 4545 Mark Twain — 5”x7” Dragon Card based on an 1885 illustration from Puck magazine of Twain at a speaking engagement. With Samuel Clemens Famous Americans (Sc. 863), Tom Sawyer (1470), and Huckleberry Finn (2787) stamps, first day of issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 412b

    Dgn 412b: Sc. 4545 Mark Twain — 5”x7” Dragon Card based on an 1885 illustration from Puck magazine of Twain at a speaking engagement. With Mark Twain House & Museum Hartford First Day of Sale pictorial hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00


    Owney the Postal Dog

    Dgn 413

    Dgn 413: Sc. 4547 Owney the Postal Dog — 5”x7” Dragon Card showing a photo of Owney and 4 railway mail clerks in front of a railway post office Digital Color Postmark — larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 413a

    Dgn 413a: Sc. 4547 Owney the Postal Dog — 5”x7” Dragon Card showing a photo of Owney and 4 railway mail clerks in front of a railway post office With 21 Railroad Mail Car, First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window).
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    Edward Hopper

    Dgn 414

    Dgn 414: Sc. 4558 Hopper’s Long Leg — 5”x7” Dragon Card reproducing the painting, with a reproduction of Hopper’s self-portrait and short text. Digital Color Postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00


    Endangered Species

    Dgn 415

    Dgn 415: Sc. B4 Saving Vanishing Species — 5”x7” Dragon Card reproducing a photo of two amur tiger cubs (same species as on the stamp) playing in the grass. B&W pictorial first-day postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$3.00

    Dgn 416

    Dgn 416: Sc. B4 Saving Vanishing Species — 5”x7” Dragon Card reproducing a photo of an amur tiger cub (same species as on the stamp) in a zoo. Digital Color Postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00


    Hanukkah 2011

    Dgn 417

    Dgn 417: Sc. 4583 Hanukkah 2011 — 5”x7” Dragon Card showing four dreydls (tops), each with a different letter on its face, and the English translation of the saying presented by the four letters found on all dreydls outside Israel. Digital Color Postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00

    Dgn 417a

    Dgn 417a: Sc. 4583 Hanukkah 2011 — 5”x7” Dragon Card showing four dreydls, each with a different letter on its face, and the English translation of the saying presented by the four letters found on all dreydls outside Israel. B&W First Day of Issue postmark — larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 417b

    Dgn 417b: Sc. 4583 Hanukkah 2011 — 5”x7” Dragon Card showing four dreydls, each with a different letter on its face, and the English translation of the saying presented by the four letters found on all dreydls outside Israel. With three earlier U.S. Hanukkah stamps, all tied by the B&W First Day of Issue postmark — larger illustration (new window).
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    Israel's Valley Railway and Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

    Dgn 418

    Dgn 418: Sc. 1909 Israeli Railway — 5”x7” Dragon Card showing map of the proposed Valley Railway route and two stations: Kfar Yehoshua, in a recent photograph, and Haifa East in 1931. The new Valley Railroad will follow the route of an earlier, longer pre-Independence rail line. First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00

    Dgn 419

    Dgn 419: Sc. 1911 Israel Philharmonic Orchestra — 5”x7” Dragon Card with a digitized recent photo of the orchestra. First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00

    Earlier 2011 Issues