Helmar - State Seals and National Coats of Arms

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Helmar - State Seals and National Coats of Arms


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Series information :

  • Date of issue : 1910(?)
  • Number of cards : 150
  • Image variants : not on image, but several different backs

Company

Helmar was a US tobacco and cigarette company. I have no further information on the company. Any information is welcome !


Series

The series consists of 150 different cards with the coats of arms of countries, but also German, Italian and US States.

The series has been issued with at least 4 different backs, but I don;t know whether each card has been issued with each back.


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Back 'Factory nr 7'
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idem, second edition of 50
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Back 'Factory nr 30'
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idem, second edition of 50


For all known stamps see here.

Some examples:

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British Guyana
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Heligoland
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Belgium
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Bergedorf
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New York city
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New York state
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Virginia
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Turkey