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Cat Postmarks 5


A further page of cancellations for special occasions, such as cat shows, stamp shows
or the issue dates of new cat stamps

See also
Cat Postmarks 1
Gallery of cancellations from places with names containing the word 'cat'
Cat Postmarks 2 and 3
Similar to this page, sets of cancellations for special occasions
Cat Postmarks 4
A page of meter marks and American 'fancy cancels'



Postmark - Gabrovo, Bulgaria, 20.5.1983 Postmark - Catshill, GB, 10.1.2006 Postmark - Vienna, Austria, 29.10.1994 Postmark - Azerbaijan, 30.10.1995


Gabrovo, Bulgaria, 20.5.1983
Festival of Humour


Catshill, GB, 10.1.2006
First day of 'Animal Tales' stamps


Vienna, Austria, 29.10.1994
Stamp advertising show / 25 years of spa business at Oberlaa


Azerbaijan, 30.10.1995
First day of cat-stamps set

Postmark - London, Great Britain, 3.9.1996 Postmark - Brussels, Belgium, 4.9.1993 Postmark - Havana, Cuba, 24.10.1998 Postmark - Bratislava, Czechoslovakia, 3.9.1987


London, GB, 3.9.1996
50th Anniversary of children's TV programmes


Brussels, Belgium, 4.9.1993
Royal Philatelic Society of St Gilles


Havana, Cuba, 24.10.1998
National Day for Care and Protection of the Cat


Bratislava, Czechoslovakia, 3.9.1987
11th biennial exhibition of children's book illustrations

Postmark - Prague, Czech Republic, 28-5-2008 Postmark - Jarvenpaa, Finland, 9.10.1995 Postmark - Chazelles-sur-Lyon, France, 13-14.9.1980 Postmark - Catstree, GB, 11.3.2010


Prague, Czech Republic,
28.5.2008

First day of 'For Children' stamp


Järvenpää, Finland, 9.10.1995
First day of cat-stamps set


Chazelles-sur-Lyon, France,
13–14.9.1980

Cat show


Catstree, GB, 11.3.2010
150th Anniversary of Battersea Cats' & Dogs' Home, London

Postmark - Christmas Common, Oxford, Great Britain, 30.10.1995 Postmark - Peiting, Germany, 12.7.1998 Postmark - Skipton, GB, 28.2.1998 Postmark - Hagersten, Sweden, 6.9.2008


Christmas Common, Oxford, GB,
30.10.1995

Special Christmas cancellation


Peiting, Germany, 12.7.1998
Young Friends of Stamps Day


Skipton, GB, 28.2.1998
Greetings cancellation


Hägersten, Sweden, 6.9.2008
Findus the cat, 'Frimung '08' youth philatelic exhibition

Postmark - Budapest, Hungary, 16.12.1982 Postmark - Reykjavik, Iceland, 6.11.2008 Postmark - Iran, 31.8.2004 Postmark - Japan, 18.9.2009


Budapest, Hungary, 16.12.1982
Road safety campaign


Reykjavik, Iceland, 6.11.2008
First day of Christmas stamps


Iran, 31.8.2004
First day of cat-stamps set


Japan, 18.9.2009
60th Anniversary of 'Animal Loving Day'

Postmark - Japan, 24.12.2006 Postmark - Kiev, Ukraine, 16.5.2008 Postmark - Monaco, 7.11.2009 Postmark - Noumea, New Caledonia, 25.7.2004


Japan, 24.12.2006
Christmas cancellation


Kiev, Ukraine, 16.5.2008
First day of cat-stamps set


Monaco, 7.11.2009
First Monaco International Cat Show


Nouméa, New Caledonia, 25.7.2004
First day of cat-stamps set

Postmark - Warsaw, Poland, 19.1.1998 Postmark - Saint-Denis, Reunion, 14.9.2008 Postmark - Oradea, Romania, 28.1.1994 Postmark - San Marino, 4.6.1991


Warsaw, Poland, 19.1.1998
First day of Greetings stamps


Saint-Denis, Réunion, 14.9.2008
First cat show in Réunion


Oradea, Romania, 28.1.1994
First day of cat-stamps set


San Marino, 4.6.1991
First day of 'Pets' set

Postmark - Stockholm, Sweden, 28.1.2010 Postmark - Charleston, West Virginia, USA, 15.4.1996 Postmark - Sacramento, California, USA, 28.5.1999 Postmark - Hanoi, Vietnam, 1.12.2010


Stockholm, Sweden, 28.1.2010
First day of cat-stamps set


Charleston, West Virginia, USA,
15.4.1996

'Alley Cats Station'


Sacramento, California, USA,
28.5.1999

'Sacramento Jazz Jubilee Station'


Hanoi, Vietnam, 1.12.2010
First day of 'Year of the Cat' stamps



Cat Postmarks 1
Gallery of cancellations from places with names containing the word 'cat'

Cat Postmarks 2 and 3
Similar to this page, sets of cancellations for special occasions

Cat Postmarks 4
A page of meter marks and American 'fancy cancels'

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