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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
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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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Catalog for UK postal stationery by Barry Moss
I recently bought a couple of UK areogrammes and was surprised to find that my Stanley Gibbons Great Britain Concise catalog didn't have any listings for postal stationery. Can someone point be towards another catalog that would have these listings? Thanks, Barry Moss
October 20th 15 07:43 PM
by Roy Richardson Go to last post
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Invasion of Abusive Stamp Issues by Victor Manta
We publish the results of our research of Internet sources that contain information about the abusive stamp issued by The Solomon Islands Post between the years 2013 – 2015. The results are mind-boggling, so that the “invasion” term used in the title is fully justified. We show also some ...
September 25th 15 03:53 PM
by Sir F.A. Rien[_2_] Go to last post
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Jenny Come Lately by Victor Manta
The Office of Inspector General of the United States Postal Service has blogged about stamp collecting. It was interested in the public opinion of the upright Jenny Invert panes. The blog generated many negative responses. All of them can be found...
August 28th 15 10:05 PM
by Victor Manta Go to last post
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Value of Stamps? by Reinhold {Rey} Aman
Value of Stamps? ---------------- Greetings, I'm a newbie, have read the FAQ, and have two questions for you experts about the value of some stamps I have. I'm asking here because years ago I was badly cheated by a stamp buyer who paid me $150 for a sheet of 100 misprinted 50-cent stamps - and...
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August 1st 15 07:44 PM
by Rich Daugherty Go to last post
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The Dr. Maya Angelou Stamp Blunder, by USPS by Victor Manta
The stamp collectors still remember the Statue of Liberty blunder of the USPS, a forever coil stamp issued Dec. 1, 2010 in billions of copies. On the page Viva Las Vegas (http://www.artonstamps.org/Countries/USA/Liberty/las-vegas-liberty.htm) I largely commented then on the Las Vegas replica...
May 1st 15 03:14 PM
by Victor Manta Go to last post
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Swiss Post tests mail delivery by drones by Victor Manta
"Swiss Post is working with drone outfit Matternet for the duration of the tests. The company's first drone can transport packages up to 2.2 pounds a distance of 12.4 miles on a single charge. Matternet has previously tested its drone technology in Haiti, where medicine and other supplies were...
April 29th 15 03:36 PM
by Sir F.A. Rien[_2_] Go to last post
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On Mail Delivery by Victor Manta
" Once government has had a monopoly of a creative activity such, for instance, as the delivery of the mails, most individuals will believe that the mails could not be efficiently delivered by men acting freely. And here is the reason: Each one acknowledges that he himself doesn't know how to do...
April 18th 15 04:59 AM
by beaverstamps Go to last post
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A Special Competition of Websites at Rossica - 2014 by Victor Manta
I participated in this competition a few months ago. Here are my impressions: http://www.pwmo.org/Rossica-2014/rossica-2014.htm -- Victor Manta, PWO ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Philatelic Webmasters Organization: http://pwmo.org/
January 19th 15 05:16 PM
by Sir F.A. Rien[_2_] Go to last post
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indian elephant by Sir F.A. Rien[_2_]
On Mon, 05 Jan 2015 08:43:58 +0000, Tony Clayton sharpened a crayon and wrote: On 23/12/2014 17:25, Sir F.A. Rien wrote: Bonsoir http://cjoint.com/?DLktkhTsEaR I find this stamp. I could not find it in The Stanley Gibbons (2008) Indian feudatory states...
January 6th 15 05:29 PM
by Sir F.A. Rien[_2_] Go to last post
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indian elephant by Antoin
Thank you sir for your answer. Which year is your SG?
December 24th 14 05:36 PM
by Sir F.A. Rien[_2_] Go to last post
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My Frustrating Romanian Souvenir Sheets by Victor Manta
May I introduce you to new article that refers to some souvenir sheets issued by the Romanian Post over a decade, starting by the year 1971. Before 1971 the stately owned State Commercial Enterprise Philately (ICS Filatelia) strongly limited the number of issues to be sold over their face value...
October 7th 14 10:13 PM
by Victor Manta Go to last post
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Linn's by David E. Ross
Does anyone out there still get Linn's Stamp News? Linn's used to publish valuations for U.S. stamps, including singles, blocks, and panes. Is this still being done. (I dropped my subscription when I stopped adding to my collection after I decided I no longer wanted the USPS's hand on my...
October 4th 14 04:15 PM
by Sir F.A. Rien[_2_] Go to last post
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Egypt's 'Panama Canal' blunder by Victor Manta
"Egyptians were so excited about plans for a new and improved Suez Canal they issued commemorative postage stamps - showing the Panama Canal." Source: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/oops-egypt-suez-canal-stamps-show-panama-canal-article-1.1938570#ixzz3DUQ4tJIf -- Victor Manta, PWO,...
September 16th 14 04:53 PM
by Sir F.A. Rien[_2_] Go to last post
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The European Stamp of the Year by Victor Manta
At the 24th International Postal Stamps Fair in Essen, Germany, May 8th - 10th, 2014 a souvenir sheet issued by Germany was awarded the first place, this after having won the same place at a similar competition in its own country. The awarded S/S shows a painting, one that is considered by many...
September 14th 14 02:02 AM
by Victor Manta Go to last post
4 1,015
Detecting overprint forgeries by Bassem Medawar
Are there ways to date overprint on a stamp without damaging the stamp? I need to be able to tell if the overprint on a stamp is of the same age as the stamp, going back say 80 years ago.
September 7th 14 10:36 PM
by Bassem Medawar Go to last post
2 549
valuating stamps by helloworld
Hi, through unpredictable happenstance, I happened to be in a position to "inherit" a sizeable collection of stamps, perhaps numbering about 3000-4000 items. I am not a regular collector, so all shorts of questions come up, at moments. As of now, there is no need or incentive to sell or exhibit...
August 24th 14 07:52 PM
by Terry Reedy Go to last post
2 1,299
This spring USPS lost $2 billion by Victor Manta
The U.S. Postal Service lost $2 billion this spring despite increasing its volume and charging consumers more money to send mail, officials said Monday. The Postal Service has defaulted before on federally mandated annual payments to cover expected health care costs for future...
August 13th 14 03:55 PM
by Sir F.A. Rien[_2_] Go to last post
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