Tanzanian Marilyn Monroe Stamps

While I was scanning in some pics from Africa for the previous post, I happened upon one of our old treasures: Marilyn Monroe stamps issued in Tanzania. Does it get any greater than that? I mean, seriously people, this is why we travel! I’m going to have to get a safe deposit box for the originals. 🙂

8 responses to “Tanzanian Marilyn Monroe Stamps”

  1. avatar Greg Goodman says:

    I don’t really understand why these exist, but wow, what an amazing find! This made my day way blonder!

  2. avatar Anthony says:

    That’s gold! Not sure why of the reasons behind the stamps, but hey, that’s why we travel – to see the quirky things out there!

  3. avatar Tony says:

    Yeah, I guess someone in Tanzania really loved Marilyn. But they certainly stick out as a rather odd choice of stamps for Tanzania.

  4. avatar Norman Brenowitz says:

    I have a set of these stamps. I have no idea where I got them. They came with a Certificate of Authenticity from International Collectors Society. Issue # 1458.

    I found them in a book I have Milton’s Marilyn. I wonder if they have any value?

  5. avatar Donald Abramczyk says:

    I have an original set of MM tanzania stamps, how much are they worth?
    Don A.

  6. avatar Eric T Leyba says:

    How much are these worth?

  7. avatar David says:

    I have the same stamps in my Uncle’s collection.

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