CORONAVIRUS NOTICE: We are healthy and well, and are still open for website, email, mailorder, and phone orders & inquiries. Only two family members are working in the office. Two other family members are working from their home. We are taking special sanitary precautions at work and home, and are not allowing "outsiders" into our office or home. While it may take us longer than usual to respond and to send out orders, we are still serving our clients. We appreciate and especially need your support in this difficult time as we try to continue keeping all our staff employed.

  Home  >  Price Lists  >  Sweden  >  Labels:   Previous Page    1  2  3  4 
Sweden: Labels: Philatelic  
Labels are issued for many purposes, including events such as expositions and sport competitions; commercial advertising and promotion; fundraising (usually then called "seals"); propaganda, publicity, and education; non-governmental payment receipts (example: union dues); and series issued for label collectors. (Post-office issued labels will be considered separately.) In the early part of the 1900s, collecting labels issued in series was very popular, with a few issuers publishing albums (but not in Sweden to my knowledge); usually one had to buy a product or visit a store to obtain a label for the album. The term "poster stamps" is often applied to many labels because they are really miniature posters. Labels often look like stamps, but can range from smaller to much larger; from boring and crude to stunning works of art; and from very inexpensive to quite valuable. Some collectors seek labels either for specific thematic appeal or for design elements of the artwork. Swedish labels, in both overall variety and quantities printed, seem to be few and far between compared to the masses issued in many European countries during the early 1900s. (In Scandinavia, Danish issuers were by far the most prolific, with Swedish issuers well behind, and then other Scandinavian countries with many fewer issues. Approvals are available from all Scandinavian countries.) Even the most "common" of labels are usually scarce compared to the postage stamps of the same time period; there are many $5 labels that would be worth $500 if they were postage stamps. It is important to note that, over the years, labels have not received the same level of care usually afforded to postage stamps and thus labels are much more likely to have condition problems. Lesser condition always affects the value, but do not automatically pass up a scarce label for that reason alone; you may never see another example of it.
Philatelic  Shopping Cart: Review or Check Out   Top 
Item #
Quality & Description
IMAGES: Hover mouse pointer over image to determine if ACTUAL image of item OR a REPRESENTATIVE sample image of item.
Click for more information
Mint
Hinged

Mint Hinged
US$
241632
View EXACT ACTUAL Image
"SVERIGES - FILATELIST - FÖRENING - I - GÖTEBORG / 1901 - 1951" (1951 50th anniversary of the Swedish Philatelic Society) round label. Mint VF, no gum. Brown on white paper. Round die cut. In 46 years, I believe I have previously seen examples of this label, but I have not recorded having one.
Click For Larger EXACT ACTUAL Image

4.00

  Home  >  Price Lists  >  Sweden  >  Labels:   Previous Page    1  2  3  4 

© 2001-2011, 2012 Jay Smith & Associates   webmaster@JaySmith.com
I respect your privacy: Email, Privacy, and Data Security Policy.
Jay Smith & Associates   P.O. Box 650   Snow Camp, NC 27349-0650   USA
Toll-Free Phone (US & Canada): 1-800-447-8267   Phone: 336-376-9991   Fax: 336-376-6750   Email: js@JaySmith.com

Valid XHTML 1.0!