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The Game of Chess

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History of Chess Mint Mini-Sheet Guinea-Bissau, 1983
Item ID: CS27

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Guinea-Bissau commemorated the history of chess with the release of this souvenir sheet on June 13, 1983. The single high denomination stamp features an early chess game. Portraits of chess champions Steinitz, Morphy, Capablanca, Aljechin and Lasker are included in the sheet selvage. The 2015 Scott Catalogue value for this sheet is $4.25. Scott Cat.# 480.
Price: $3.40
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Chess Olympics Issue Mint Set of 6 Romania, 1966
Item ID: CS28

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Romania commemorated the Chess Olympics in Cuba with the release of this complete mint set of six stamps on February 25, 1966. All stamps in the set have a chessboard as a central design theme; the stamps additionally feature a queen and jester, a pawn and Chess Olympics emblem, and a rook and knight on horseback. The 2015 Scott Catalogue retail value for this set is $8.15. Scott Cat.# 1815-1820.
Price: $5.80
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Chess Olympiad - Set of 2 Romania, 1992
Item ID: CS29

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Romania issued this set of two mint stamps to commemorate the 1992 Chess Olympiad (hosted by Manila). Issued on June 7, 1992. Scott Cat.# 3746-7.
Price: $0.65
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Benin. Chess. Famous Players
Item ID: CS3

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This mint 1999 chess stamp set from the People's Republic of Benin includes six stamps plus a seventh stamp in a souvenir sheet. Each stamp depicts a different famous chess player. The 2011 Scott Catalogue value for this set is $12.00. To view the souvenir sheet, please click on the image or the "Details" link.
Price: $7.95
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Chess Issue San Marino, 1965
Item ID: CS30

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This mint Europa stamp was issued by San Marino on August 28, 1965, and features rooks on a chessboard. Scott Cat.# 621.
Price: $1.05
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World Chess Championships Issue Iceland, 1972
Item ID: CS31

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This mint stamp commemorates the 1972 World Chess Championship, hosted by Reykjavik (July - Sept., 1972). Issued by Iceland on July 2, 1972, the stamp design includes a chessboard, world map and a rook. Scott Cat.# 442.
Price: $0.50
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Jose Rizal - Chess & FencingMint Set of 2 Philippines, 1962
Item ID: CS32

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Issued by the Philippines on December 30, 1962, this complete mint set of 2 stamps features Jose Rizal playing chess and fencing. The stamp denominations include a surtax with the collected funds going to the Rizal Foundation.
Price: $1.10
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International Chess Championships Monaco, 1967
Item ID: CS33

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Monaco commemorated the 1967 International Chess Championships (hosted by Monaco, March 10 - April 1) with the issuance of this mint stamp on April 28, 1967. The stamp features a chessboard amd Monte Carlo harbor. Scott Cat.# 664.
Price: $0.90
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19th Cent. Chess Pieces Mint Set of 4 Germany, 1972
Item ID: CS35

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Issued by Germany on October 5, 1972, this complete mint set of four stamps features chess pieces made by Faience Works (Gien, France) in the 19th century. a knight, a rook, a queen and a king are the depicted pieces. The actual chess pieces are in Hamburg Museum. The 2015 Scott Catalogue retail value for this set is $3.55. Scott Cat.# B491-B494.
Price: $2.80
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"History of Chess" Mint Sheet of 4 Solomon Islands, 2013
Item ID: CS39

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Issued by the Solomon Islands on February 15, 2013, this mint sheet of four stamps celebrates the history of chess. Inscriptions on the stamps describe the people and events portrayed. Viswanathan Anand (World Champion 2000-02, 2007-present) is featured in the sheet selvage. Scott Cat.# 1200
Price: $5.25
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"History of Chess" Mint Souvenir Sheet Solomon Islands, 2013
Item ID: CS40

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This attractive mint souvenir sheet (mini-sheet) celebrates the history of chess. The single high denomination stamp ($28.00 S.I. dollars) features Marguerite d'Alencon and Brother Francis of Angouleme playing chess (16th century) and Louis-Charles Mahe de la Bourdonnais (1795-1840). Issued by the Solomon Islands on February 15, 2013. Scott Cat.# 1223
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Wood Chess Pieces Mint Set of 7 Mongolia, 1981
Item ID: CS41

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Featured on this complete mint set of seven stamps (including a high denomination souvenir sheet) are the following wood chess pieces: pawn (goat), castle (cart), bishop (camel), knight (horse), queen (lion) and king (man and dog). The souvenir sheet features men playing chess. Issued by Mongolia on September 30, 1981. The 2015 Scott Catalogue retail value for this set is $8.50. Scott Cat.# 1202-1208.
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