Jewish Chess Masters on Stamps

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Since the first chess stamp was issued in 1947, over 200 Jewish chess stamps, souvenir sheets, covers and postmarks have been issued by about 35 nations. Many of these Jewish chess stamps honored world champions from Wilhelm Steinitz to Garry Kasparov. General chess philately encompassed about 600 items as of 1994. Judaica philately, irrespective of chess, has also burgeoned; there were perhaps 10,000 stamps devoted to Jewish topics as of 1998. More than 100 stamps, souvenir sheets and covers from nearly 30 countries are ...

Jewish Chess Masters on Stamps 2000, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9780786406838

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