1928 issue from a classic ‘postage-stamp kingdom’ in demand: Tip of the Week
By Henry Gitner and Rick Miller
Some countries have more than one postal administration because they are, in effect, partitioned: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, and St. Martin, for example. A few others have had dual postal administrations operating side by side without partition: the former Anglo-French condominium of New Hebrides and Andorra, with joint Spanish and French administrations.
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The first stamps of Spanish Andorra were issued in 1928 with French administration stamps following in 1931. Stamps of the French administration of Andorra have a natural appeal to French collectors, while Spanish collectors are naturally drawn to those of the Spanish administration. Andorra, one of the classic “postage-stamp kingdoms,” has a natural appeal on its own beyond French and Spanish collectors.
The 2016 Scott Classic Specialized Catalogue of Stamps and Covers 1840-1940 values the 1928 Spanish Andorra 20-centimo Pegasus and Crest special delivery stamp with control number on the back (Scott E2) at $50 in unused hinged condition. This stamp is in demand and is currently selling at or slightly above Scott catalog value.
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