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Tryzub Ukrainian Stamp Album 1997 Supplement Re-Release

When I first began working on the Tryzub Ukrainian stamp album, I was trying to crank through supplements as quickly as possible. This caused me release supplements with best guesses to what the stamp box size should be.

The halfway through the process, I got a MICHEL license to use their catalog numbers, which made me have to redo a lot of old supplements very quickly.

In all that rushing, I never ordered stamps from 1997.

I corrected that 2 weeks ago, and I finally sat down to put stamps in mounts and get the mounts on pages. And I learned that the boxes on the pages were a hot mess. Some stamps fit inside the boxes, and others did not.

So I redid the whole supplement this afternoon. The only thing new is the size of the stamp boxes. MICHEL numbers and descriptions are the same. If you’re happy with the way things are mounted, then there is no reason to download this and remount.

I overwrote the original file on my Google Drive with the new one.

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FINALLY!!! The Tryzub Ukrainian Stamp Album 2020 Supplement Is DONE!

Happy Easter! Христос Воскрес!

At long last, I finished the Tryzub Ukrainian Stamp Album 2020 supplement. A couple of notes about the supplement:

  1. I changed the way I buy stamps. Instead of getting them from UKRPOSHTA, I bought them from an eBay seller. Because of this, I only had one EUROPA booklet. So, I only made one EUROPA booklet sheet. It’s designed the way I wanted to mount my booklet. If you want a different booklet sheet, look at the notes in the supplement.
  2. MICHEL stamp numbering for Ukraine 2020 stops in November with stamp 1917. EVERY NUMBER AFTER THAT IS MY BEST GUESS AS TO WHAT THE NUMBERS WILL BE. I will release an updated supplement when MICHEL finishes their 2020 numbering. Either hold off mounting anything after 1917, or be prepared to remount stamps.

Here is a screenshot of one page:

As usual, all pages are on my Google Drive.

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5nZhycYzltRfmNNU1lDNjVWa2dtZVRmUDJHX0VYYVdzem5fcldJSE1UTGZ5SmhhNlFwWDQ

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Challenge #3

I got all the stamps scanned in last night. God bless my wife for putting up with that.

But now a new challenge presents itself. Michel hasn’t finished assigning catalog numbers to the 2020 stamps. So, I did a “best guess” on what the numbers are going to be. I’m going to make some stamp pages this weekend. Once the supplement is done, there may be revisions, if my stamp numbers don’t match up what Michel comes up with.

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Challenges…

The 2020 Ukrainian stamps are here, and they’re all in mounts. There were miniature sheets I did not have mounts for. This would normally cause a week delay, since I would need to order mounts from globalstamps.com.

Conveniently, I have a stamp and coin collecting store that’s a 5 minute drive from my house AND my son works there. So, I placed an order and asked my son to bring them home. The owner texts me and tells me he’s out of all the sizes I need. But I am welcome to come in and look through his “loose mounts.”

I drive over. He hands me a box and 30 minuter later I find almost perfect fits, and paid the man $3.00 for the 4 mounts that I bought and went home.

Challenge 1 overcome.

Challenge 2 is upon me now. Most of the sites I use to get stamp images are really behind on their Ukrainian stamps. So, I’m going to need to scan the stamps myself. I’ll try to see what I can get done tonight. I was debating going without images completely, but I think that might be an utter failure, since the stamps are in Cyrillic and my pages are not.

The stamps are in mounts, and I can measure them now. That’s progress. As long as the “honey do” list is short this evening, I’ll be scanning stamps.

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Tryzub Ukrainian Stamp Album 2019 Supplement is Here!

This one took some work. I had it all done. I had my wife proofread it. I printed pages and began to make sure all the stamps fit properly. I had to resize a few blocks. Then I kept mounting. And when all was said and done, all the pages were full, and there was still one stamp sitting on the table, waiting to be mounted. So, back to the computer I go to redesign 5 pages to make one stamp fit. Then I spoke to a stamp collector in Ukraine, and found out there were WAY MORE definitives issued than what Colnect.com and even the MICHEL catalog had listed. So had to go back and do 2 more pages of definitives. But, it’s finally done!

As a side note, I reached out MICHEL and the will be adding the rest of these definitives to their catalog as soon as I get them in the mail from Ukraine and provide them with a high resolution scan of the stamps, so they can see the microprint.

And here is a sample page:

As always, stamp pages are available on my Google Drive.

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5nZhycYzltRfmNNU1lDNjVWa2dtZVRmUDJHX0VYYVdzem5fcldJSE1UTGZ5SmhhNlFwWDQ

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Tryzub Ukrainian Stamp Album 2005 Supplement Re-release

Pandemic boredom makes a man turn to stamp collecting. I am re-releasing my 2005 Ukrainian Stamp Album supplement to include MICHEL catalog numbers and dates of issue. This is the last supplement I had to update to comply with the new format. Now I just need to wait until my 2019 stamps arrive from Ukraine.

Here is a sample page:

As usual, the supplement can be downloaded as 7zip file from my Google Drive:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5nZhycYzltRfmNNU1lDNjVWa2dtZVRmUDJHX0VYYVdzem5fcldJSE1UTGZ5SmhhNlFwWDQ

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Tryzub Ukrainian Stamp Album 2004 Supplement Re-release

Well, it’s been a while. I took some time out today to update the 2004 Stamp album supplement to conform to the new style that includes MICHEL catalog numbers. Here is a list of things I changed:

  1. Stamps are now in Michel catalog number order through most of the supplement
  2. Michel catalog numbers are now included for every stamp
  3. Various typos fixed
  4. Descriptions for some stamps cleaned up.
  5. Master pages use vector art for map of Ukraine instead of bitmap art
  6. A whole lot of font cleanup was done. The main font used in the album is Nimbus Sans. Various pages had either Arial or Liberation Sans on them. This was all cleaned up.

And a screenshot:

All files are available on my Google Drive:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5nZhycYzltRfmNNU1lDNjVWa2dtZVRmUDJHX0VYYVdzem5fcldJSE1UTGZ5SmhhNlFwWDQ

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FINALLY! Tryzub Ukrainian Stamp Album 2018 Supplement Released!

Decided to really hunker down and release this thing. Took most of yesterday and today to get it done. But at least it’s done. Be sure to read the notes on page 3.

Here’s a preview page:

Files are on my Google Drive: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5nZhycYzltRfmNNU1lDNjVWa2dtZVRmUDJHX0VYYVdzem5fcldJSE1UTGZ5SmhhNlFwWDQ

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Tryzub Ukrainian Stamp Album 2003 Supplement Re-released!

I’m slowly working through my old Ukraine supplements to add Michel catalog numbers to them. But time is limited. I got 2003 done this afternoon. Changes:

  • MICHEL Catalog Numbers
  • Stamps are in release order
  • I used Scribus 1.5.4
  • Modified some descriptions to use Ukrainian transliteration

Click here to get to the files

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Tryzub Ukrainian Stamp Album 2017 Supplement correction

I made one small change to the supplement. The 2017 Europa booklet stamp boxes were too small vertically. The stamps require a 52mm mount. I just overwrote the original file, so the old download link will still work for everyone.