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Separation of scanned images of several stamps by Victor Manta
An interesting article written by the well known participant in this ng, Bill Sharpe, just appeared in the last Linn's Stamps News. Bill describes his positive experience with the free program named "Stamp Image Bursting Application", that can be downloaded from...
April 26th 12 03:18 AM
by Pierre COURTIADE[_6_] Go to last post
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exchange without report by incs
;-)) it should be useful to focus on the processing of the report by the use of dedicated know-how Before analyzing exchange , you could try http://sourceforge.net/projects/clockloop/ Bye
April 24th 12 03:04 AM
by incs Go to last post
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Q: Translation from Hungarian, please by Victor Manta
It is about the following stamps: Hungary 1950, June 4, Children's Day, Scott 896 - 900 60 f. Boys' Camp - Scott 899 SZABAD... 60 f. Boys' Camp - Scott 899a UTANPOTLASUNK... Michel No. 1101 - 1105 International Children's Day No. 1104, 60 f., Young Pioneer and Tent Camp Type I, falsely labeled: ...
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April 21st 12 08:36 PM
by Victor Manta Go to last post
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storing stamps by Pedro
Hello friends, Which is the best way to store thousands of duplicate stamps?, let's say definitives like Machins or Wildings. Putting them into stockbooks would be very expensive, I think. I'd like to know hwat do you do when tackling the task of storing so many stamps. Thanks, Pedro
April 20th 12 05:58 PM
by Pedro Go to last post
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Common Mistakes for Stamp Collectors to Avoid -article by Sir F.A. Rien
Took me three 'collections' before I 'found' the GB LE period and its complexities. Good hunting! Excuse my ignorance. What does LE stands for? "Line Engraved" One of the three major methods for producing stamps. In particular, they concern the Penny Blacks, Reds, Tuppenny Blues...
April 12th 12 02:22 PM
by Pedro Go to last post
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Euro Zone - pre Euro era stamps valid for postage? by Blair (TC)
Greetings friends: I know that France still accepts stamps denominated in Francs and Centimes to pay for postage. Does this also apply in all or in specific Euro Zone countries? In such cases, is there an expiry date for using such stamps? Thank You for any assistance.
April 11th 12 11:49 PM
by Peter Buder Go to last post
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Evaluation of Philatelic Websites Revisited by Victor Manta
Ten years ago and earlier this was a hot topic on RCSD, being related to the then Annual FIP Philatelic Website Evaluations. The interest for this subject revived this year with the exhibition IPHLA 2012, where the philatelic pages presented on digital media are accepted again in the...
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April 5th 12 07:19 PM
by Victor Manta Go to last post
18 1,204
Help needed to identify this Straits Settlements stamp by Philatasaur
I have a few of these stamps, with what appears to be St John Ambulance hand stamps applied over. Any idea what they were used for, and what are they worth? Any help is appreciated
March 24th 12 04:44 PM
by Sir F.A. Rien Go to last post
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stamp counterfeits by Pedro
Hello friends, Has anybody here heard about a stamp trader called Mauro Spada from Faenza, Italy? He has sent me some stamps pre-1960 because of an exchange. None of them is postmarked, but some do not have gum. The ones that have gum have their gum intact, like new, I think they're regummed....
March 20th 12 08:29 PM
by Pedro Go to last post
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Franking questions about a letter posted in US by Victor Manta
The question refers to a letter apparently having the C6 format (4.5 x 6.4 - have nothing in hand to measure it) that contains just a sheet of paper (hence low weighted). It was sent from and to New York City. I wonder: - Why was it franked twice, at two different dates?
March 19th 12 07:32 PM
by Victor Manta Go to last post
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Newbie question. by gogu[_9_]
Hi all! I'm new in stamps collecting and I have a question that may seem stupid to you but...;-) I am on Vatican's mailing list and I received their order form for the latest stamps. In the included leaflet for a certain stamp I read: Valore facciale: 0,60 euros Foglio da: 10 francobolli On the...
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March 19th 12 02:55 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Kosovo Question by Blair (TC)
Would anyone have information about this stamp? http://cjoint.com/?BBzeHfgVvAc It appears to be an issue of the "Republic of Kosova", (not Kosovo), which existed from 1990-2000. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_of_Kosova Thank You Blair
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March 17th 12 03:07 PM
by Victor Manta Go to last post
10 1,725
Photo of Roland King-Farlow? by Toke Nørby
Most of you have heard about this famous philatelist (1907-1974). I need a photo of him but can't find one. Can any of you help, please? Mvh Toke -- Læs om "Skivearket" og "Skibsgrisens Flugt" eller om Klasselotteriets inspektører 1753-2010: http://norbyhus.dk/
March 8th 12 10:09 PM
by Toke Nørby Go to last post
5 720
Trolls, Google, etc. by [email protected]
Guilty as charged, but unable to do some of the suggested things. Mayhap some other rcds users can educate me. My access to rscs, rcsm, frp, and rcp-h is via Google (i.e. Google groups). Unlike the old days when Usenet was part of my then-current ISP's offering, Google does not give access to...
February 24th 12 07:39 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
2 558
Gold and Silver Coin Business Opportunity by Sir F.A. Rien
On Tue, 21 Feb 2012 02:59:09 -0800 (PST), C Casey sharpened a crayon and wrote: My business is exploding. I need help. Will train. For more information go to: http://www.numisone.com/1silver Watch the movie, fill out the form, take a free tour and contact...
February 22nd 12 11:05 PM
by Billns Go to last post
2 609
Gold Francs of the UPU (francs d'or) by Blair (TC)
A few postings ago, there was a discussion about Gold Francs (francs d'or) of the UPU. Here are some more results of my research. Historically the value of the Gold Franc was based on a French law of 1803. 1 Gold Franc was set at 10/31 of a gram of gold (.900 fine) or . 29032258 gram of pure...
February 22nd 12 05:49 AM
by Victor Manta Go to last post
1 696
German Occupation Czech/Poland Cat. listing? by Wolf
Hello Fellows, I just picked up some German occupation overprints and couldn't find any catalog listing for them. I checked Michel specialized and under "Freidek" or "Wir sind Frei" and could not find anything. Any idea on these or where they might be listed. Kind of strange that Michel doesn't...
February 12th 12 08:40 PM
by Peter Buder Go to last post
4 698
Is this ng dead ? A question about UPU taxations by bc92[_2_]
I am afraid this usenet ng is quite dead with nearly zero messages nowadays. Who says no ? http://cjoint.com/?BAkxccbPvJc I would need a documented explanation for this postage due 43 gold centimes tax (0,43 gold francs) to 14 US-cents in 1960. What was the official postal rate (US§ - Gold...
February 6th 12 05:21 AM
by Blair (TC) Go to last post
9 899
Italian stamp wanted: by rod222
The is the 1996 Italian Vespa error stamp that was printed on yellow paper instead of white, so the border is yellow. According to one source their was only one sheet done this way.
February 3rd 12 11:01 PM
by agustanz Go to last post
5 1,401
website update by Pedro
Hello friends, I've added to my website a bad stamp traders blacklist based on my own experience and some philately related book adverts at the end of my home page. If interested you can take a look he http://www.telefonica.net/web2/pcm2009/stamps/ best regards, Pedro
February 3rd 12 02:39 AM
by Pedro Go to last post
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