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Need Help (Identifying) Korean Stamps by Sapphyre
Hi everyone, I think I'm going to join your group for a while. I have a stamp collection of many thousands (of stamps), and I need some help with some history and countries and stuff that I haven't learnt (or am not old enough to know or remember). Right now, I need to know about North and South...
September 14th 06 07:56 AM
by malcolm 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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Sierra Leone ~for the rail enthusiast. by rodney
SG190a cancelled in 1946 on the TPO Freetown to Bo http://cjoint.com/data/jxoU2eYFBu.htm The TPO Sierra Leone http://www.sierra-leone.org/Postcards/SL857897.jpg Construction commenced from Freetown in 1896, and the first section of railway was opened to Wellington (7 miles) by March 1897....
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September 24th 09 11:40 PM
by rodney Go to last post
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how to read the numbers in a postmark? by b1zgrz55
If a postmark has 4 numbers in it, 3 of them is day, month and year obviously, but what about last one? what does it stands for? thanks
September 24th 03 09:36 AM
by Pierre Courtiade Go to last post
8 8,612
Deutsches Reich with (250/400/800 Saufend) overprinted by David F.
Hi, I have some stamps of Deutsches Reich ones with (250/400/800 Saufend), even (2 Millionen) overprinted on them. Could anybody has any idea about history behind such stamps and how much they are worth. Any pointer to information related to such stamps would be really beneficial. The photo is...
December 18th 04 08:23 PM
by Eric Hochman Go to last post
1 7,770
French Settlements in India by amesh \(Mette\)
I have these two stamps http://shoebox.heindorffhus.dk/shoebox-FranceIndia.jpg that I am unable to identify. Thanks in advance for any help and info :-) -- Best regards Ann Mette Heindorff (Mette) http://www.heindorffhus.dk
September 4th 04 02:10 AM
by Blair (TC) Go to last post
9 6,787
cross reference index for scott-gibbons stamp catalogues by gordon curry
I come across stamps for sale with stanley gibbons catalogue numbers, but only have scott catalogues. Does anyone know if there is a cross reference online? If not, where could I buy some sort of book with this information without buying another set of catalogues?
April 9th 04 09:12 AM
by Jerry Bodoff Go to last post
3 6,579
Plan sur de Valencia by Tony Vella
The "Plan sur de Valencia" stamps were issued around 1963 as a postal tax towards the rebuilding of Valencia. Were these stamps available throughout Spain or just in Valencia? Thanks in advance. -- Tony Vella, Ottawa, Canada http://tv-stamps.shorturl.com
September 19th 07 01:19 PM
by Blair (TC) Go to last post
3 6,498
Topical collecting - sports - volleyball by [email protected]
Dear friends ! If you are interested in VOLLEYBALL ON STAMPS and all kinds of other philatelic material with that topic, please visit WWW.VOLLEYBALLPHILATELY.COM or get in contact with me. Regards philavolley
August 1st 06 02:29 PM
by Victor Manta Go to last post
1 6,241
Saudi Arabia - Secours Guerche by amesh \(Mette\)
In yesterday's lot with the Egyptian overprints I have also found these four items from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. They all seem different in design, size and colour, and all have the mention of "Secours Guerche" or simply "Guerche". The word "secours" would indicate aid of some kind,...
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November 27th 04 03:37 AM
by A.E. Gelat Go to last post
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Aéropostale by Blair (TC)
Aéropostale (aviation) (from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia) http://aeroscripophile.hydroretro.net/titre.php?code=aeropostale_ver Aéropostale (formally, Compagnie générale aéropostale) was a pioneering French aviation company. It was founded in 1919 by Pierre-Georges Latécoère as "Société des...
January 28th 07 05:20 AM
by Rod Go to last post
2 5,109
Question about London postmarks by TC Blair
From: Marcel Lajus ) Subject: Question about London postmarks This is the only article in this thread View: Original Format Newsgroups: rec.collecting.stamps.discuss Date: 2005-01-04 13:25:57 PST Hello,
October 19th 10 08:05 AM
by lasner12 Go to last post
7 4,657
Chalk surface paper by news.knology.net
How can you tell if a stamp is chalk surfaced or not?
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September 15th 07 05:15 PM
by Rein Go to last post
16 4,654
United We Stand Collection Opinions by a
Just curious if anyone has seen or has any comments about the "United We Stand Collection" at http://unitedwestandcollection.com/ ("25 classic U.S. stamps preserved forever as flawlessly engraved pure silver ingots, layered with 24 karat gold") It looks cool to me, and the USPS is definitely...
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October 29th 03 01:43 AM
by Albumen Go to last post
16 4,524
Newbie and a question : Cutting mounts for blocks/sheets by Klaus Rampelmann
Hello to all, I'm new to this group (although I already asked a couple of questions). I'm collecting Germany after WWII to 1979 worldwide Michel-no.1959 (my year of birth) worldwide issued on Sept.11 (my birthday) "fancy stamps" like made from wood, metal foils, with scent etc.
October 20th 04 06:56 PM
by JerryB Go to last post
9 4,496
Sticking Hawid mounts by A.J Todd
Sorry, another basic question... How does one use and stick Hawid mounts or similar, a really idiot/dummy/newbie guide is definitely required, a site will do. TIA tt
November 28th 06 06:53 PM
by John DeBoo Go to last post
6 4,253
Whatever happened to peelable stamp hinges? by Colin McKenzie
A few weeks ago, I finished my last pack of Stangib stamp hinges, vintage probably mid-80s. So I bought some new ones. They looked different from the old ones, but I didn't worry about that - technology advances over time. All went well, until I put a stamp in the wrong place and had to remove it....
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November 5th 10 03:44 AM
by ALBERT46 Go to last post
13 4,216
Bob's Chicken Stamps by TC
Hi Bob: While I was looking for your Barber stamps, look what I foumd. http://www.rdhinstl.com/mm/ro2s.jpg Orange Alexander's Matches stamps were issued from August of 1864 until July, 1875. 8,329,200 were issued on old paper and 2,343,500 on silk paper.
November 5th 03 05:46 AM
by Bob Ingraham Go to last post
6 4,076
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
14 3,994
$3 1995 space shuttle challenger stamp - worth any more than face? by Amy Ridder
Have above described stamp in mint condition. See picture at http://www.usps.com/images/stamps/95/prirty95.gif Has been sitting in desk drawer since priority mail increased in price. Will this sell for much more than face value? Haven't seen it for sale on eBay (past or present).
April 6th 04 03:07 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
3 3,897
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