Bear Stamps from Bulgaria
Bulgaria 1008

Bulgaria 1008 impef
Bear type - brown
Year - 1958
Face value - 80s
Description - Brown bear [from Animals issue] (available perforated and imperf)
Scott # - 1008 (from 1004-1009 set)
Stanley Gibbons # - 1095 (from 1091-1096 set)
Michel # - 1062A (from 1058A-1063A)
Bulgaria 1327 Bear type - fictional
Year - 1964
Face value - 2s
Description - Bear from "Grandfather's Glove" fairytale [from fairytales issue]
Scott # - 1327 (from 1326-1331 set)
Stanley Gibbons # - 1435 (from 1434-1439 set)
Michel # - 1441 (from 1440-1445 set)
Bulgaria 1489 Bear type - polar
Year - 1966
Face value - 5s
Description - Polar bear [from Sofia Zoo animals issue]
Scott # - 1489 (from 1485-1492 set)
Stanley Gibbons # - 1614 (from 1610-1617 set)
Michel # - 1622 (from 1618-1625 set)
Image needed Bear type - toy
Year - 1966
Face value - 2s
Description - Teddy bear, bunny, book [from Children's Day issue]
Scott # - 1518 (from 1517-1520 set)
Stanley Gibbons # - 1634 (from 1633-1636 set)
Michel # - 1644 (from 1643-1646 set)
Bulgaria 1822 Bear type - brown
Year - 1969
Face value - 5s
Description - Bear on bicycle [from circus performers issue]
Scott # - 1822 (from 1819-1824 set)
Stanley Gibbons # - 1960 (from 1957-1962 set)
Michel # - 1959 (from 1956-1961 set)
Bulgaria 1945 Bear type - prehistoric
Year - 1971
Face value - 2s
Description - Prehistoric bear [from prehistoric animals issue]
Scott # - 1945 (from 1944-1949 set)
Stanley Gibbons # - 2088 (from 2087-2092 set)
Michel # - 2089 (from 2088-2093 set)
Bulgaria 2228 Bear type - official
Year - 1975
Face Value - 40s
Description - Bear emblem on ESPANA '75 stamp [ESPANA '75 souvenir sheet]
Scott # - 2228
Stanley Gibbons # - MS 2371
Michel # - 2391 / Block 57
Bulgaria 3370 Bear type - brown
Year - 1988
Face value - 5s
Description - Brown bear [from bears issue]
Scott # - 3370 (from 3370-3375 set), 3375a (sheet of 6)
Stanley Gibbons # - 3559 (from 3559-3564 set)
Michel # - 3703 (from 3703-3708 set), 3703-3708 Kleinb.
Bulgaria 3371 Bear type - polar
Year - 1988
Face value - 8s
Description - Polar bear [from bears issue]
Scott # - 3371 (from 3370-3375 set), 3375a (sheet of 6)
Stanley Gibbons # - 3560 (from 3559-3564 set)
Michel # - 3704 (from 3703-3708 set), 3703-3708 Kleinb.
Bulgaria 3372 Bear type - sloth
Year - 1988
Face value - 13s
Description - Sloth bear [from bears issue]
Scott # - 3372 (from 3370-3375 set), 3375a (sheet of 6)
Stanley Gibbons # - 3561 (from 3559-3564 set)
Michel # - 3705 (from 3703-3708 set), 3703-3708 Kleinb.
Bulgaria 3373 Bear type - sun
Year - 1988
Face value - 20s
Description - Sun bear [from bears issue]
Scott # - 3373 (from 3370-3375 set), 3375a (sheet of 6)
Stanley Gibbons # - 3562 (from 3559-3564 set)
Michel # - 3706 (from 3703-3708 set), 3703-3708 Kleinb.
Bulgaria 3374 Bear type - black
Year - 1988
Face value - 32s
Description - Asiatic black bear [from bears issue]
Scott # - 3374 (from 3370-3375 set), 3375a (sheet of 6)
Stanley Gibbons # - 3563 (from 3559-3564 set)
Michel # - 3707 (from 3703-3708 set), 3703-3708 Kleinb.
Bulgaria 3375 Bear type - spectacled
Year - 1998
Face value - 42s
Description - Spectacled bear [from bears issue]
Scott # - 3375 (from 3370-3375 set)
Stanley Gibbons # - 3564 (from 3559-3564 set)
Michel # - 3708 (from 3703-3708 set)
Bulgaria 3375a Bear type - spectacled
Year - 1998
Face value - 42s
Description - various bears [from bears issue]
Scott # - 3375a (sheet of 6)
Stanley Gibbons # - need number
Michel # - 3703-3708 Kleinb.
Bulgaria 4330 Bear type - toy
Year - 2004
Face Value - 45s
Description - Teddy bear (?) in Santa's arms, sleigh, gifts
Scott # - 4330
Stanley Gibbons # - 4520
Michel # - 4682
Bulgaria 4382b Bear type - brown
Year - 2006
Face Value - 1.50 L
Description - Brown bear
Scott # - 4382b (from 4382 souvenir sheet of 2)
Stanley Gibbons # - MS 4575
Michel # - 4746 (from 4745-4746 set) / Block 282
Bulgaria 4464a

Bulgaria 4464
Bear type - polar
Year - 2008
Face Value - 55s
Description - Polar bear on stamp and sheet margin
Scott # - 4464a, 4464 (sheet)
Stanley Gibbons # - MS 4660
Michel # - 4835 (from 4835-4836 set) / Block 296
WNS # - BG002.08, BG003MS.08
Bulgaria 4502b Bear type - polar
Year - 2009
Face Value - 1.50 l
Description - Polar bear and seal on ice, bird [from preserve polar regions and glaciers issue]
Scott # - 4502b (from 4502 sheet of 2)
Stanley Gibbons # - from 4236
Michel # - from Block 310
WNS # - BG013.09, BG013MS.09
Bulgaria 4553 Bear type - panda, lesser panda
Year - 2010
Face Value - 10s, 60s, 1L, 1.50L
Description - Two pandas and two lesser pandas (set of 4) (from WWF issue)
Scott # - 4553 sheet of 4
Stanley Gibbons # - MS 4776
Michel # - 4966-4969 set / Block 334
WNS # - BG033.10 - BG036.10
Bulgaria 4753a Bear type - brown
Year - 2011
Face Value - 65c
Description - Brown bear
Scott # - 4753a (from 4753 sheet of 4)
Stanley Gibbons # - MS 4795
Michel # - 4996 (from 4996-4999 set), Block 343
WNS # - BG013.11, BG016MS.11
Cancellations
Bulgaria cancellation1/27/1989 Where: Bulgaria
Date: February 27, 1989
Description: WWF panda [first day of issue cancellation for the WWF bats issue]
Bulgaria cancellation 09/23/1994 Where: Bulgaria
Date: September 23, 1994
Description: WWF panda [first day of issue cancellation for the WWF hamster issue]
Postal Stationery
Bulgaria U536 Bear Type - brown
Year - 1981
Face Value - 5s
Catalog Number - Michel U 536
Description - Brown bear [from Expo981 issue]
Stationery Type - envelope
Bulgaria U1111 Bear type - brown
Year - 1989
Face value - 5s
Catalog # - Michel U1111
Description - Two brown bears on envelope design
Stationery type - envelope
Bulgaria U1203 Bear Type - Brown
Year - 1991
Face Value - 25s
Catalog # - Michel U1203
Description - Two brown bears on envelope design
Stationery Type - envelope
Bulgaria U1420 Bear Type - Brown
Year - 1997
Face Value - 120L
Catalog Number - Michel U1420
Description - Bear, various animals, map on envelope design
Stationery Type - envelope
need image Bear Type - Brown
Year - 1998
Face Value - 180L
Catalog Number - need number
Description - Bear, various animals, map on envelope design
Stationery Type - envelope
Bulgaria P198.03 Bear Type - brown
Year - 2002
Face Value - 12c
Catalog Number - Michel P198.03
Description - Brown bear, leaf, shell, bird and feathers [from BALKANMAX issue]
Stationary Type - postal card
Need image Bear Type - polar
Year - 2008
Face Value - 35s
Catalog Number - need number
Description - Polar bear on stamp [from International Polar Year issue]
Stationery Type - postal card
Bulgaria (need number) Bear Type - polar
Year - 2009
Face Value - ?
Catalog Number - need number
Description - Polar bear standing on globe on card design [from International Polar Year issue]
Stationary Type - postal card
Bulgaria need number Bear Type - panda
Year - 2010
Face Value - ?
Catalog Number - need number
Description - Panda on stamp and envelope designs
Stationery Type - postal card