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An engraver at work. by rodney
A rickety chair, an old pine bench, but a master at work. (Mette would have loved this) http://cjoint.com/data/gfoJvPxeMV.htm Czeslaw Slania.
June 5th 09 01:38 PM
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Art on stamps. by rodney
Behind this rather spacy, moody pastel "view of the zoo" by Fermin Eguia, an Argentinian, lies a very bizarre and captivating artist. http://cjoint.com/data/geo1ZweHmL.htm It's a pity wiki has nothing on him, I find him strangely captivating apart from a few small images on the web, and a Youtube I...
June 5th 09 01:00 PM
by rodney Go to last post
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France~The half tone "sower". by rodney
As designed by Theodore Champion (Yvert&Tellier) 1939 http://cjoint.com/data/gfhvlEvMap.htm
June 5th 09 06:31 AM
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Spain~Franking stamps for Senators and deputies. by rodney
Another fine author.............. http://cjoint.com/data/fBp7aPU3bW.htm Printed in Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co., London. Issued 4/2/1916 (450.000 sets of 8 stamps each); Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. They commemorate his death's 3rd centennial. Issued as franking stamps for
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June 5th 09 01:51 AM
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(RCSD) GB Spoof Stamp by Blair (TC)
Last year, a special spoof stamp was created for April 1 by a Scarborough (Yorkshire, UK) collector. Christopher Phillips, secretary of the Scarborough Philatelic Society, designed the one-off “junk mail” stamp to remind people to place unwanted mail in the wastepaper basket and not be “fooled”...
June 5th 09 12:29 AM
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Label ID. by rodney
Anyone recognise this label? http://cjoint.com/data/fDcSoebuTA.htm Thanks.
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June 4th 09 10:29 AM
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Forgeries time for Romanian old stamps by CASACUDOR
Rodney, some topics ago, open a topic regarding a bogus stamp showing prince Cuza (1865 Romania issue). Trying to give some examples I came on a opened Pandora box from where are took out of there a lot of bogus stamps presented like original issues. Please see the bellow links. Stamps shown there...
June 4th 09 06:17 AM
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Thibet. The locals / Cinderellas. by rodney
The sets http://cjoint.com/data/gefxQWDm3W.htm The Dalai Lama set printed by Format International Security Printers Ltd according to the upper selvedge Norman Williams "cinderella corner"
June 4th 09 04:27 AM
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When do I change ? by jim
Hello Group: I have been a "STAMP COLLECTOR" or ages, or can I say since 1955 with a small book and plenty of stamps. Now I am 61 years old and I ask myself if I am a STAMP COLLECTOR or STAMP ACCUMULATOR. I have my interests of my small collection and read this group almost every day and marvel...
June 4th 09 01:26 AM
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Novice Questions by Charles Mueller
Hello. I have inherited a stamp collection and have some novice questions. Dont know if this would be considered the proper forum for such. Would appreciate an email from someone willing to "mentor" me a bit. Thanks. Chuck Mueller,
June 3rd 09 10:51 PM
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It's Cinderella time. Lady Gowrie Red Cross. by rodney
A new Lady Gowrie Red Cross has surfaced. http://cjoint.com/data/gcpdyxoUhH.htm The other. http://cjoint.com/data/gcpgC7VhGv.htm (Check out the line perforations on this sheet, how often do you see line perforations intersect perfectly?)
June 3rd 09 08:29 PM
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gb revenues. by rodney
I wonder if fugitive ink is coming back in vogue? This GB decimal revenue looks a like a shady customer. http://cjoint.com/data/gdpmYu3eBs.htm
June 3rd 09 02:15 PM
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Duplex canceller 1878. by rodney
From the book "Stamp of Australia" 2009 Kelly Burke I think this is a duplex canceller. Is there evidence anywhere on the internet regarding these? I would like to know just how they worked. Where is the strike head? http://cjoint.com/data/gdc3iUdWUa.htm
June 3rd 09 01:58 AM
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GB~Commercial Overprints. by rodney
A new listing discovered. SG0488a (light-sideways wmk) Battersea http://cjoint.com/data/gcoUWLfXzC.htm
June 2nd 09 01:48 PM
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Hutt River Province. by rodney
Used on cover Posted 20th January 1977 (a Thursday) postmarked Northampton 24th January, so it took 4 days to take the 15 Km trip. Cocos Keeling stamps. http://cjoint.com/data/gcqKeOXKeK.htm
June 2nd 09 05:41 AM
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Cachet craft. by rodney
During his career, L.W. Staehle drew cachet designs for a number of different FDC publishers. Some criticized his work as being garish, but today he is considered one of the great cachet artists of all time. Design numbers are from The Cachet Catalogue of Staehle and Knapp by M. Douglas...
June 2nd 09 02:23 AM
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Canada color question by Bill Sharpe
I've posted a graphic here of two stamps identified as Canada Scott 37. http://yfrog.com/15canadascott37j Scott lists the basic catalog number as orange red with a value of $1.25. There are three varieties -- 37a is rose valued at $10, 37b is copper red valued at $50, 37c is dull red valued at...
June 2nd 09 12:01 AM
by Sir F. A. Rien Go to last post
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Back of book. by rodney
Amongst the detritus of collecting, beer labels, registration labels, cinderellas, this and that that collect in bottoms of boxes and the back of albums (incidentally is where I always look first) Radio New Zealand label 2zk http://cjoint.com/data/gcpKn61LkU.htm
June 1st 09 01:01 AM
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GB ~ Commercial Overprints. by rodney
Thanks very much for your assistance Rudy. I think this site - http://www.kw.igs.net/~mjbehm/overprints/ - may provide the information you seek. Seems I may, in turn offer assistance to the webmaster :) he has no sample of the Prudential Assurance overprint, which my phossick box has...
May 31st 09 11:47 PM
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GB Newspaper wrapper. by rodney
GB newspaper wrapper. Trying to make sense of the cancellation. 8 bar elliptical B EC 46 Would this be a general "local" strike indicating EC (Eastern Central)
May 31st 09 12:07 PM
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