Travel the World of Postage Stamps - Song Birds - Reed Parrotbill (Paradoxornis heudei) - Soviet Union 1981 - Michel's USSR 5106 - my hobby

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Travel the World of Postage Stamps - Song Birds - Reed Parrotbill (Paradoxornis heudei) - Soviet Union 1981 - Michel's USSR 5106 - my hobby.

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Greetings friends!

For people, for example, who have never seen or tasted strawberries, it is very difficult to explain how it looks and tell about its taste, therefore, whatever the narrator said, they will believe it in a word, or, they will not believe it, lol.

The songbird Reed Parrotbill (Paradoxornis heudei), which we will see on a postage stamp with a face value of 20 kopecks of the USSR from a series of Song Birds postage stamps issued in the USSR in 1981, could be seen only by those people who lived in the Far Eastern part of the USSR on the border of Mongolia.

The artist who depicted this bird on a postage stamp tried very hard, but it is not very recognizable. You will not be able to identify the type of bird if you see a live bird in the wild.

This picture can mislead us, therefore, I recommend that you look at what this songstress looks like in encyclopedias, or on the Internet.

Yes, sometimes postage stamps give a slip, lol.

But, in principle, it is even interesting and funny to meet such punctures in the work of artists on such, I would say, very important objects, like postage stamps, which are financial documents and the face of the country that issued them.

This postage stamp has received 4,900,000 copies in galleries.

Let's take a look at this postage stamp.

Information about this postage stamp:

Type: Postage Stamp.
Country: Soviet Union, USSR.
Subject: # Birds, # Fauna, # Animals, # USSR.
Series: Song Birds.
Name: Reed Parrotbill (Paradoxornis heudei).
Denomination of a postage stamp: 20 kopecks of the USSR.
Michel's Tanzania catalog code: 5106.
Episode release date: August 20, 1981.
Perforation: comb 12½ x 12.
Postage stamp size: 30 x 42 mm.
Printing technology: Photogravure.
Circulation: 4,900,000.
Estimated price for a clean postage stamp: $ 0.18 - $ 0.28.
Estimated price for a canceled postage stamp: $ 0.06 - $ 0.14.
Photo: original from @barski collection.

Clean postage stamp

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Below, you will see previous postage stamps from this series and links to their descriptions:

Type: Postage Stamp.
Country: Soviet Union, USSR.
Subject: # Birds, # Fauna, # Animals, # USSR.
Series: Song Birds.
Name: Jankowski's Bunting (Emberiza jankowskii).
Denomination of a postage stamp: 15 kopecks of the USSR.
Michel's Tanzania catalog code: 5105.
Episode release date: August 20, 1981.
Perforation: comb 12½ x 12.
Postage stamp size: 42 x 30 mm.
Printing technology: Photogravure.
Circulation: 5,900,000.
Estimated price for a clean postage stamp: $ 0.18 - $ 0.28.
Estimated price for a canceled postage stamp: $ 0.06 - $ 0.14.
Photo: original from @barski collection.

Canceled postage stamp

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Type: Postage Stamp.
Country: Soviet Union, USSR.
Subject: # Birds, # Fauna, # Animals, # USSR.
Series: Song Birds.
Name: White-browed Tit-warbler (Leptopoecile sophiae).
Denomination of a postage stamp: 10 kopecks of the USSR.
Michel's Tanzania catalog code: 5104.
Episode release date: August 20, 1981.
Perforation: comb 12½ x 12.
Postage stamp size: 30 x 42 mm.
Printing technology: Photogravure.
Circulation: 6,900,000.
Estimated price for a clean postage stamp: $ 0.18 - $ 0.28.
Estimated price for a canceled postage stamp: $ 0.06 - $ 0.14.
Photo: original from @barski collection.

Canceled postage stamp

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Type: Postage Stamp.
Country: Soviet Union, USSR.
Subject: # Birds, # Fauna, # Animals, # USSR.
Series: Song Birds.
Name: White-browed Tit-warbler (Leptopoecile sophiae).
Denomination of a postage stamp: 6 kopecks of the USSR.
Michel's Tanzania catalog code: 5103.
Episode release date: August 20, 1981.
Perforation: comb 12¼ x 12.
Postage stamp size: 42 x 30 mm.
Printing technology: Photogravure.
Circulation: 8,400,000.
Estimated price for a clean postage stamp: $ 0.15 - $ 0.22.
Estimated price for a canceled postage stamp: $ 0.04 - $ 0.11.
Photo: original from @barski collection.

Canceled postage stamp

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To be continued!

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You can see the development of the story of my postage stamp collection on my Leofinance blog.

Author @barski

Ukraine

I edited a photo in the program PhotoDirector, which I also installed on my smartphone.
For my publications, I do not use stock photographs, it is fundamentally important for me to use photographs that I have made with my own hands for publication and I can name them - authorial work.

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