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One press sheet US Baseball sold out before issue date by Victor Manta
One uncut 120-stamps press sheet of US Major League Baseball All-Stars, with all four players, sold out on pre-orders before the issue date July 20 - 21. Only 1,000 of them were available. Source: Linn's Stamp News on-line. I suppose that they weren't bought by some uninformed collectors, who...
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May 24th 13 07:26 PM
by HomerBlake Go to last post
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George Orwell on Stamps by Victor Manta
Please find below a link to my new page, dedicated to Orwell's 100th birth anniversary: http://www.reds-on.postalstamps.biz/Orwell/orwell-on-stamps.htm Good scans of other stamps dedicated to George Orwell would be appreciated. TIA. -- Victor Manta, PWO, AIJP
May 8th 13 03:51 AM
by Victor Manta Go to last post
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help referencies Test and Dummy stamps by gandalf_le_gris
Hi all rcsd users I have some test stamps in my collection (there are stamp used for testing stamp purpoises). For french stamps http://cjoint.com/?0CypSKph1nB , the Catalogue des Vignettes Expérimentales by Gérard Gomez, make referencies and cotations. For US stamps ...
April 23rd 13 07:55 PM
by gandalf_le_gris Go to last post
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A contemporary USPS postmark by Victor Manta
I received recently on a letter the following stamp with a postmark on it and beyond: http://www.sna-on.postalstamps.biz/usa-sna/cancel-usa-2013.jpg What can we learn from this forever postmark, placed on a forever stamp? -- Victor Manta, PWO, AIJP
April 23rd 13 07:48 PM
by gandalf_le_gris Go to last post
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help identifying by Pedro
Hello all, I need some help identifying these 3 stamps. Any help would be greatly appreciated. stamp #1 http://cjoint.com/?0CrsWuDEp5Y stamp #2 http://cjoint.com/?0CrsYgppa14 stamp #3 http://cjoint.com/?0CrsYVZcwGi Thanks in advance, Pedro
March 17th 13 11:47 PM
by Pedro Go to last post
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help by rolandyolanda
I have a massive stamp collection that was past on and I really don't know what to do with it can anyone help me ive done some research and I know I have a lot of common ones I would like to sell them someone please help
March 14th 13 01:09 AM
by Bill Sharpe[_2_] Go to last post
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Magazine Concept by uznari
Hi all! I´m carrying out a viability study in the UK for a university project and would love to get some feedback from you. There´s a buzz about collecting in the UK – it seems that it´s become cool and fashionable to collect among a younger demographic. 1. Would you agree? 2. What are your...
March 13th 13 02:34 PM
by Victor Manta Go to last post
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Deeeeeeeeee Lay by Sir F.A. Rien[_2_]
"We sincerely apologize for your experience. After an investigation, we could not determine why the First-Class Mail piece took 20 days to arrive at its destination. That is not a normal occurrence. We do not know why there was a delay. The normal service standard for First-Class Mail from...
March 3rd 13 05:12 AM
by Victor Manta Go to last post
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The Russian Postal Service and the Meteorite by Victor Manta
One of the most popular jokes was that the meteorite was supposed to fall on Dec. 21 last year -- when many believed the Mayan calendar predicted the end of the world -- but was delivered late by Russia's notoriously inefficient postal service. Read mo...
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February 25th 13 05:28 PM
by Sir F.A. Rien[_2_] Go to last post
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Was IPhLa 2012 the Last Major Websites Competition? by Victor Manta
The subject of my new article, published on the Philatelic Webmasters Organization website, is the International Philatelic Exhibition IPHLA 2012, definitely the largest philatelic literature exhibition of the last decades. My account relates to the websites competition part of the IPHLA 2012,...
February 12th 13 12:22 AM
by Victor Manta Go to last post
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USPS - Immunity from local traffic laws by Victor Manta
"The Postal Service requires its employees to obey all traffic laws and rules while operating Postal Service vehicles. However, the state and/or local ordinances imposing penalties and fines cannot be enforced as against the Postal Service." East Cleveland Mayor Gary Norton said he was...
February 4th 13 06:03 PM
by Sir F.A. Rien[_2_] Go to last post
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First US global forever stamp, and Inverted Jenny SS by Victor Manta
The first US global forever stamp will be introduced on January 28, without any first-day ceremony. It shows a digital illustration of the world. It will be used to mail an 1-ounce international (or domestic) letter to any country of the world. The new international letter rate eliminated the...
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January 29th 13 05:24 PM
by Sir F.A. Rien[_2_] Go to last post
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PO looks for rescue by Victor Manta
A Happy New Year! "The cash-strapped mail carrier that lost almost $16 billion in the past year, ran into its legal borrowing limit and defaulted twice on required payments to the federal government, now turns to the newly sworn-in Congress for help. The Postal Service loses $25 million every...
January 16th 13 04:44 PM
by Sir F.A. Rien[_2_] Go to last post
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Photos of the 19th and early 20th century by dobra
Hello, I'd like to show you our new project called Distory It all began from collection old photos, documents and magazines. Then I decided to show all my collectibles to everybody and help everybody to share their collections Portrait of a soldier of the German empire near a hospital in Berlin...
January 9th 13 12:45 PM
by dobra Go to last post
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Cost to collect US new issues almost doubled in 2012 by Victor Manta
The cost increased by more that $63, thanks to more high denominated and definitive issues. The cost to buy all new US mint stamps and stationery is $140. If taken into consideration that typically collectors of all issued stamps (not recommended - VM) have to purchase self-adhesive coils or...
January 7th 13 05:40 PM
by Sir F.A. Rien[_2_] Go to last post
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2013 by Gandalf_le_Gris
Happy New Year 2013 to the all members of this philatelic newsgroup. I wish that this ng receive many interesting articles. regards -- Gandalf_le_Gris Pour me joindre =
January 4th 13 05:53 PM
by Alyn Go to last post
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"Mint no gum" equal or not with "MNH"?... by gogu[_11_]
Good morning gentlemen! A terminology question: some times I encounter on eBay an S/S described as "mint no gum" and when I ask if it's MNH or MH, I receive the following answer: "it's not hinged but has no gum"! This answer does not enlighten me a lot, since an S/S can be issued originally...
December 16th 12 04:04 PM
by gogu[_11_] Go to last post
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Overproduction of stamps by Victor Manta
"OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE Stamp Manufacturing and Inventory Management Audit Report July 23, 2012 .... WHAT THE OIG FOUND: The Postal Service's adoption of the Forever stamp has generally alleviated
December 13th 12 05:47 PM
by Sir F.A. Rien[_2_] Go to last post
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Rodney's latest address by Blair (TC)
Could anyone please send me Rodney Cork's latest email address and snail mail address if possible? Thank You. Blair blair dot stannard @ yahoo dot ca
December 7th 12 03:56 PM
by Blair (TC) Go to last post
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Canada Post starts selling stamp supplies by Blair (TC)
On Friday, 13 June 2003 01:58:10 UTC-4, Bobstamp wrote: It seems that Canada Post has decided to reinvent itself as stamp shop, selling basic philatelic supplies. Beverly Fox, owner of Weeda Stamps in Vancouver, writes about this interesting development in her current "Fox Tales"...
December 6th 12 05:30 PM
by Blair (TC) Go to last post
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