Monday, January 4, 2010

Chad (1974)

Date of issue: September 3rd, 1974
Number of arachnid related stamps in issue: 2/6

This is one of my all times favourite issue. The artwork is gorgeous. It also contains the oldest acari stamp and the olderst solifugae stamp! These are still uncommon subjects, but to have them in 1974 is spectacular!

Michel #: 693
Yvert #: 291
sub-class: Acari
family: Trombidiidae
Dinothrombium tinctorium














imperforated
























Michel #: 698
Yvert #: 296
order: Solifugae
family: Galeodidae
Galeodes arabs C.L. Koch 1842




















Imperforated

































Proofs:

PROOF
sub-class: Acari
family: Trombidiidae
Dinothrombium tinctorium


PROOF
order: Solifugae
family: Galeodidae
Galeodes arabs C.L. Koch 1842





















































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Other stamps of this series (imperforated):





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