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Old 12-23-2003, 03:24 PM
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The Stamps Of Monaco

All of the photos are from Corbis:

1. STAMPS RELATE 700 YEARS OF MONACO HISTORY
Original caption: Grace with her three children.

2. STAMPS RELATE 700 YEARS OF MONACO HISTORY
Original caption: Grace and Albert.

3. STAMPS RELATE 700 YEARS OF MONACO HISTORY
Original caption: Grace, 1957

4. STAMPS RELATE 700 YEARS OF MONACO HISTORY
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Prince Rainier had one of the largest stamp collections in the world, so I thought it would be interesting to post pictures of stamps from Monaco in which members of the Grimaldi family appear.


Prince Rainier III

The wedding of Grace Kelly & Rainier Of Monaco

Princess Grace

Princess Caroline

Prince Albert II

Princess Stephanie
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This was made for Princess Caroline's birth
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Wow!!!! it´s the first time i see stamps of the family!!. I like that of Ranier and Grace
Thanks!
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There is a site that has many of the stamps of Monaco I just don't recall the name at the moment to post it will look or perhaps someone else might recall it.
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The stamp of Caroline's birth doesn't show very accurately Princess Grace. Glad you liked the topic :)
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Since I can't do attachments here is 3 sites someone can go through for more and add them if they like. http://www.phil-net.net/eng/cyber/monaco/ http://www.values.ch/Countries/Monaco/monaco1.htm http://www.values.ch/Countries/Monaco/monaco.htm
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Thnaks LadyMacAlpine, I'll look at them later today to add more stamps :)
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The stamp of Caroline's birth doesn't show very accurately Princess Grace. Glad you liked the topic :)
I think your right. Her profile seems a little off.
Her cheekbones don't seem high enough.
Either way it's a wonderful stamp & thank you for sharing!
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Thnaks LadyMacAlpine, I'll look at them later today to add more stamps :)
You are welcome you might want to add the one for the Grand Prix with that link.
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I think your right. Her profile seems a little off.
Her cheekbones don't seem high enough.
Either way it's a wonderful stamp & thank you for sharing!
Indeed it's a beautiful stamp which was inspired by the Karsh photo of Princess Grace shortly after she got married. I'm glad you liked it
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Superb pics LadyMacAlpine! They're wonderful!
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The stamp of princess Stephanie is rather odd. I'm surprised at her hairstyle in it :)
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It shows her attending 1999's Red Cross Ball, but I somehow don't like how they depicted her facial expression.
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International Grand Prix of Philately 1993

Philatelic exhibition "Pacific 97" in San Francisco.

Historical record of Monaco's lords
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1979 at Albert II 21st birthday

Prince Rainier III of Monaco, and Albert II.
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