Tuesday, 12 April 2016

Stamps with Vinyl Disc Form - Update

Category - Touch
Sub-Category - Stamps with Vinyl Disc Form /  Odd shaped Stamps

Bhutan 1973 Phonographic Record Stamps

Issue date 15 April 1973

Bhutan Post issued the first "Talking Stamps" which were fully functional phonographic records. This self adhesive set of 7 records stamps, played clips from the National Anthem of Bhutan or a narration on the history of Bhutan. The Narrator was an American Entrepreneur "Burt Todd" who created special stamps for the Bhutan Post at the request of the Bhutan Royal Family.

You can hear the clip recording below (Courtesy of WFMU)

Bhutan clip recording 1

Bhutan clip recording 2

A video of the records being played is posted on you tube

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Stamps with Vinyl Disc Form
Odd Shaped Stamps

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