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First Day Cover Collection by [email protected]
I have 9 Binders full on them. Both the sports an the bird and states. Anyone interested
December 7th 17 02:34 PM
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Ecuador~consular stamp opt. by rodney
Trying to understand the meaning of the overprint. Babelfish "pertaining to school stamp" Is anyone able to expand or describe please? http://cjoint.com/data/heg7lvDRP8.htm Thanks.
October 25th 17 09:27 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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USPS - New Rates Increase by Victor Manta
On Aug. 20 USPS will raise rates of international priority mail and international surface air lift. Both services are popular with e-commerce mailers. It is a second and unexpected price increase...
July 20th 17 03:43 PM
by Sir F.A. Rien[_2_] Go to last post
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The State of the WNS and of UPU Philatelic Circulars - 2017 by Victor Manta
Even if the WADP Numbering System (WNS) and the associated database is a a very expensive endeavor, that costs the participating postal administrations millions of Swiss Francs, its large holes make it improper for the identification of illegal stamps, the very reason for which it was initially...
May 9th 17 04:02 PM
by Victor Manta Go to last post
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Microprinting etc on US stamps by Grandpa
The subject has become rather amusing as of late. Noting that I could not find any one source that had a list of US stamps containing microprinting, hidden images/indicia and luminescence/phosphoresence, I've spent the better part of two days compiling one. My sources are Linn's Stamp News (Dec...
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March 31st 17 07:25 PM
by Kater Go to last post
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is there a German Stamp Newsgroup by [email protected]
ok, I've read your nice article.. I'm so satisfy
March 16th 17 08:16 AM
by Droger Jean-Paul[_2_] Go to last post
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Mystic Stamp Company *******s! by asdf
I am not currently nor have I ever collected stamps yet the "Mystic Stamp Company" is sending me packages of stamps telling me to pay or send them back. I told my wife to pitch them, then they send me a bill stating I never paid for stamps. Then we get a second "pay or send back package". So she...
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January 5th 17 12:34 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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GB Penny Red by Sir F.A. Rien[_2_]
Has anyone knowledge of where I may obtain a scan of GB's Penny Red, Die II, Plate 51, Positions KB and KC in State 2? I have the Imprimatur Scan and a block from State 3. Yes it's a tall order, but surely somewhere someone holds a pair or block. Thanks!
December 20th 16 06:36 PM
by Sir F.A. Rien[_2_] Go to last post
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Need copy (printed or scanned) of S Gibbons or Scott cat pages ofStamps of Mauritius latest version by [email protected]
Hi everyone, I am interested to get a copy of the latest catalogue of stamps of Mauritius, preferably either Stanley Gibbons or Scott catalogue. If you have other catalogues listing the different stamps issued (including 1st day covers & souvenir sheets ) since the start of Post Office till 2016,...
November 30th 16 07:15 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Stamps Available for Veterans? by mmhorvat
Hello! I was a sergeant in the Army artillery in Viet Nam. In 1970, I was wounded fairly badly and I am NOW STILL a 100% combat disabled veteran. I have been a stamp collector since third grade. When the "Little Recession" hit in 2008, I had to sell it...off it went to Mystic. I really miss it...
November 21st 16 01:31 AM
by mmhorvat Go to last post
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Stamps held by the public and USPS revenues by Victor Manta
In Linn's Stamp News, August 10, 2016, from the article: "Why the U.S. Postal Service’s net losses for the year are growing" by Bill McAllister, I learned as follows: "One of the changes USPS made in the quarter was a revision to how many stamps are held by the public. That revision added $1...
August 14th 16 06:39 PM
by Sir F.A. Rien[_2_] Go to last post
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SEAPEX - Sept 9-11, 2016 by Eric In Seattle
The annual SEAPEX exhibition will be held this year on September 9-11 at the Tukwila Community Center, 12424 42nd Ave S, Tukwila, WA, USA. This will be its second year as a World Series of Philately show, as designated by the American Philatelic Society. 25+ Dealers 160+ Frames of philatelic...
August 4th 16 07:33 PM
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Illegal Stamps in Exhibits at the New York 2016 World Stamp Show by Victor Manta
The huge World Stamp Show (WSS) opened its doors in New York City on May 28, 2016 and closed them on June 4, 2016. Held under the direct patronage of the International Federation of Philately ( FIP), it included the display of 4,146 frames of the best competitive stamp exhibits from around the...
July 29th 16 04:22 PM
by Sir F.A. Rien[_2_] Go to last post
7 1,127
StampWorld by Sir F.A. Rien[_2_]
Did anyone visit the exhibition area and seee John Davies' Gold Medal collection of The Penny Postage Jubilee material? He's asked how the US attendees might have reacted to it being rather highly specialzed GB 'stuff'. Thanks!
July 9th 16 03:27 PM
by Victor Manta Go to last post
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Tinkering with Art on Postal Stamps by Victor Manta
One day in 1871 a model failed to appear, so the young James A. McNeill Whistler turned to his mother and suggested that he do her portrait instead. At first he had her stand, but that proved too tiring to her, and so the famous seated pose was adopted. The work of art traveled America in a...
May 12th 16 03:11 PM
by Victor Manta Go to last post
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USPS WARNING!!! by Sir F.A. Rien[_2_]
For those who do not know; NEVER EVER SEND REGISTERED to the USPS. http://about.usps.com/postal-bulletin/2009/pb22259/html/updt_004.htm Of FIVE items sent from Europe, all but one were apparently stolen in the ISC NEW YORK NY(USPS) 'sorting centre. There are other methods, including...
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May 3rd 16 04:20 PM
by Sir F.A. Rien[_2_] Go to last post
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Dropping of first class stamps prices, but ... by Victor Manta
The US Congress allowed to the USPS in 2014 to surcharge the first class stamps by 4.3 percent to collect $4.6 billion. This amount will be reached on April 10, 2016. After this date the price of mailing one ounce letter will drop from 49 cents to 47 cents. It is for the first time in nearly 97...
April 4th 16 03:43 PM
by Sir F.A. Rien[_2_] Go to last post
5 1,115
Internet & USPS by Victor Manta
Internet was always the bête noir of the USPS because the usage of e-mail reduced very significantly the mailing of letters. I learned with satisfaction that: "Helped by a surge of Christmas parcels, the United States Postal Service reported an operating profit of $1.3 billion in the first...
February 24th 16 06:09 PM
by Sir F.A. Rien[_2_] Go to last post
3 1,446
help id by Pedro
hello friends, Please, help identify the country of this stamp. http://www.cjoint.com/c/EKovpvWb5Xy thanks in advance, Pedro --- This email has been checked for viruses by Avast antivirus software.
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December 30th 15 05:56 PM
by Sir F.A. Rien[_2_] Go to last post
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No deliveries to cats without their ID by beaverstamps
A British woman said a mail delivery company temporarily refused to let her pick up an Advent calendar addressed to her cat ... In Canada, the same scenario includes a "return charge" to the sender... ------------------------ Canadian hobbyist/accumulator -...
December 28th 15 05:40 PM
by Sir F.A. Rien[_2_] Go to last post
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