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DICTATOR POSTAGE STAMPS | December 2021 - Limited Edition


Published by Corina Manu and Cultural Traffic 2021

Exclusive Limited Edition of 60

Every copy of the book offers a unique combination of stamps, making each one a collector's item.

Available with French and Spanish translation

Dictator Postage Stamps is a compelling companion to 2020 Dictator Banknotes. This publication explore deeper into the grimly allure of absolute power. Designed as an album, it features 25 original postage stamps, each dedicated to a different dictator. Accompanying the stamps are insightful texts that provide a glimpse into each dictator's brutal acts as well as anecdotes that highlight the paradoxical mix of horror and humor in their eventful lives.

Dictator Postage Stamps not only showcases these historical figures but also initiates a thought-provoking discussion about the complexities of identifying with these deeply flawed individuals and the essence of humanity they lost along their path to power.

Dictators featured in the publication:
Enver Hoxha, King Leopold II, The Sultan of Brunei, Jean-Bédel Bokassa, Simón Bolivar, Mobutu Sese Seko, Gamal Abdel Nasser and more.


Designed by Sam Boxer

Digital printed inner on 150gsm Munken Pure Rough
Silkscreen cover on GF Smith Colorplan Yellow 135gsm