2013
Paleontology and Paleoanthropology related Philatelic items of the year 2013


Dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals, fossils, fossil-found places, paleontologists and contributors to Paleontology and Paleoanthropology as well as Natural History Museums on stamps, postmarks and postal stationeries issued in 2013

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If you know about any other Philatelic item related to Paleontology or Paleoanthropology, issued this year which is not mentioned below, please inform me .

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Official stamps related to Paleontology

31.12.2013 Nepal 11.12.2013 Libya 10.11.2013 Korea North
fossils and prehistoric animals on stamps of Nepal 2013 dinosaurs on stamps of Cuba 2013 fossils on stamps of North Korea 2013
12.10.2013 Peru 10.10.2013 UK 03.10.2013 Cuba
prehistoric mammals on stamps of Peru 2013 self adhesive stamps of dinosaurs of UK 2013 prehistoric animals on stamps of Cuba 2013
24.09.2013 Australia (self-adhesive) 24.09.2013Australia 18.09.2013 Jordan
self adhesive stamps of dinosaurs of UK 2013 dinosaurs stamps of Australia 2013 Dinosaur stamps of Jordan 2013
12.09.2013 Peru 20.08.2013 Ethiopia 16.04.2013 UK
prehistoric mammals on stamps of Peru 2013 fossil on stamp of Ethyopia 2013 Mary Leakey archaeologist and anthropologist on Great Britons stamps of UK 2013
Paleontology related stamps of countries who issue too many stamps per year, stamps with prehistoric animals or their fossils without any relation to the issuing country or stamps with inaccurate reconstruction of prehistoric animals.
These stamps are not recommended for serious collectors and are Undesired at serious philatelic exhibits,
Burundi Central African Republic Congo
dinosaurs on stamps of Burundi 2013 dinosaurs on stamps of Central African Republic 2013 dinosaurs and cometes on stamps of Congo 2013
Guinea Guinea Bissau Mozambique
dinosaurs on stamps of Guinea 2013 prehistoric marine reptilies on stamps of Guinea Bissau 2013 dinosaurs on stamps of Mozambique 2013
Niger Sao Tome and Príncipe Solomon Islands
dinosaurs on stamps of Niger 2013 dinosaurs stamps of Sao Tome 2013 prehistoric animals stamps of Solomon Islands 2013
25.11.2013 Uganda 03.06.,01.01 2013 Togo
dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals stamps of Uganda 2013 prehistoric marine reptilies on stamps of Togo 2013



Some personalized stamps related to Paleontology: fossils and reconstruction of prehistoric animals

19.09.2013 Slovenia 14.03.2013 Slovenia
Mammoth from Nevlje by Kamnik on personalized stamp of Slovenia 2013 Mammoth from Nevlje by Kamnik on personalized stamp of Slovenia 2013



Other stamps to consider: fossil sites, prehistoric animals as art objects

11.12.2013 Kenya [A3] 12.09.2013 Austria [A1] 04.09.2013 Czech Republic [A2]
Turkana lake stamps of Kenya 2013 the dragon of Klagenfurt on stamp of Austria 2013 stamps of Czech Republic 2013

Notes:
[A1] The first stamp (face value 62) of the set shows "The Dragon of Klagenfurt".
Although it represents a dragon, it can be regarded as the first palaeontological reconstruction. The head of the statue is modelled on the skull of woolly rhinoceros.
For more details, please go here.

Turkana Lake on stamp on Kenya 2016
Turkana Lake on stamp on Kenya 2016 MiNr.: , Scott:

[A2] The mini sheet "Nature Protection - Karlstejn Region" shows various landscapes of the region, also known as a location where fossils have been found.
Some trilobites are depicted on one FDC of the set.
For more details, please go here.

[A3] Kenya issued three sheets of 25 stamps each in 2013 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Kenya’s independence. These sheets are very rare and expensive. One of the stamps shows Lake Turkana, where an abundance of hominid fossils were discovered.
For more details, please go here.



Acknowledgements:
Many thanks to Dr. Peter Voice from Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Western Michigan University, for the draft page review and his very valuable comments.


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