During the 1920s, when Spain was considering the annexation of France, they dipped a toe in the water with this 2.50-peseta air mail issue (brown) featuring a bather on the sands of Deauville. Other events intervened, but the stamp remains an collectible hint at what might have been.
The 1932, 1.25-lira, Italian tribute to summer in New England, with art by Anthony Hansen.
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Italy’s 50-cent tribute to artist Cassius Marcellus Coolidge, whose “Dogs Playing Poker” graced walls and gladdened hearts all over the world.
An atypical air mail issue from Newfoundland.
The U.S. 2-cent Snapping Gator issue.
Newfoundland’s 4-cent homage to cocoa and cats, with art by Franz Laskoff.