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INTRODUCTION TO HUNGARIAN PHILATELY

Hungarian Stamps and Their Background 1871-1940
Copyright 1948, Western Stamp Collector.
Reprinted with permission, 2002
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AIR-POST 1918-1936
Nos. C12-23


TYPE: AP4, AP5
ISSUED: September 1, 1927 (12, 16, 20, 32, 40).
October 22,1930 (4f)
September 1, 1927 (50 72 80).
October 22, 1930 (1, 2, 5).
PROCESS: Engraved, State Printing Works, Budapest.
PERF.: 14
PAPER: Watermarked four double crosses.
ENGRAVER: M. Shirnbock
DESIGNERS: E. Haranghy and J. Palinkus.
PICTURES: (AP4) The Mythical "Turul" bird, sunrise and double cross in background.
(AP5) Turul carrying mercury, upholding a post horn and a letter.
HISTORY: Issued on the gold currency basis.

NOTES: All known to exist imperf.

          


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This Introduction is also available in three large sections as follows:

Section 1 (Nos. 1 - 132)
Section 2 (Nos. 153 - 558)
Section 3 (Nos. B1 - C34)

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