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Cerro de Potosi

The mountain in the center of the Bolivian Coat of Arms represents the Cerro de Postosi.

(The following list is not completed)

 

Bolivia 1863 Garcia 1/2 reales unissued stamp

Bolivia 1863
Half real with double printing in the part superior edge of the sheet, position 3.

On February 21, 1863 president de Acha issued a decree to reorganize the postal service. Stamps were to be introduced, but in this case the postal service would be auctioned to the highest bidding private company. Justiniano Garcia won the bidding. This contract was rescinded in April of that same year after stamps had been printed in denominations of ½, 1, 2 and 4 reales. All values exist in black and in blue.  According Scott the blue are twice as scarce as the black.

 

Bolivia 1868 Cerro Potosi stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli Cerro Rico

Bolivia 1868, Coat of Arms with 9 stars.
In the year 1868 Bolivia issued its first perforated postage stamps. The stamp picturing its coat of arms and 9 stars. The mountain in the center represents the Cerro de Potosi.

The stamp is existing:
1868: 5¢ green, 10¢ vermillion, 50¢ blue, 100¢ orange and 500¢ black.
1890: 1¢ rose, 2¢ violet, 5¢ blue, 10¢ orange, 20¢ dark-green 50¢ red and 100¢ yellow. 

 

Bolivia 1871, Coat of Arms with 11 stars.

The stamp is existing:
1871 perforated, 5¢ green, 10¢ vermillion, 50¢ blue, 100¢ orange and 500¢ black.
1887 rouletted: 1¢ rose, 2¢ violet, 5¢ blue and 10¢ orange.
1893 perforated: 1¢ rose, 2¢ violet, 5¢ blue 10¢ orange and 20¢ darkgreen.

 

 

Bolivia 1878, Coat of Arms and book

The stamp is existing:
5 ¢ blue, 10 ¢ orange, 20 ¢ green and 50 ¢ carmine.

 

Bolivia 1894, New Design.

The stamp is existing
1¢ bister, 2¢ red–orange, 5¢ green, 10¢ yellow–brown, 20¢ dark–blue, 50¢ claret and 100¢ brown–rose. 
Different printings (London–printing, Paris–printing) and forgeries are existing.
The 100¢ stamp was issued in 1990 as stamp on stamp.

 

Bolivia 1987, Visit of King Juan Carlos I.
Coat of Arms of Bolivia and Spain.

 

Bolivia 1990
Visit of Rodrigo Borja Cevallos (President of Ecuador from 1988 to 1992)
Coat of Arms of Bolivia and Ecuador.
(The Ecuadorian Coat of Arms shows the Mt. Chimborazo in Ecuador)

 

Bolivia 1990
Visit of Carlos Salinas de Gortari (President of Mexico from 1988 to 1994)
Coat of Arms of Bolivia and Mexico.

 

Bolivia 1990
Cerro de Potosi stamp on stamp (issued 1894)

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