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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 07:40 PM
by Peter Buder Go to last post
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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 04:21 AM
by Blair (TC) Go to last post
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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 10:01 PM
by agustanz Go to last post
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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 01:39 AM
by Pedro Go to last post
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The Ten Lost WNS Years by Victor Manta
The WNS (WADP Numbering System) was created by the World Association for the Development of Philately (WADP) and implemented by the Universal Postal Union (UPU). The WNS website was launched on January 1, 2002. The new numbering system was supposed to be the foundation for an online database of...
January 31st 12 10:22 PM
by Victor Manta Go to last post
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USPS offer to accept private carrier packages by [email protected]
Yesterday my personal post office box contained a U.S. Postal Service notice that I could sign up to use a street address for the post office at which the box is located. This would allow me to get packages delivered by carriers that will NOT deliver to a post office box. While of no particular...
January 26th 12 05:09 PM
by Sir F.A. Rien Go to last post
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The World's most popular collecting hobbies 2011 by Victor Manta
"Billns" wrote in message ... On 1/19/2012 2:13 PM, Victor Manta wrote: I also looked up the Wikipedia page for #70 Newspapers. I was pleasantly surprised to see this mention of the most expensive newspaper that also includes...
January 25th 12 04:29 AM
by Victor Manta Go to last post
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Argentinas Post - Classic Issues 1867 - 1910 by Bi Dzey
Big actualisation "Argentinas Post - Classic Issues 1867 - 1910" (38 frames!! 16 pages) and many moore... 61 339 pages of 760th exhibits from 50th countries on 4139 frames: http://www.exponet.info/
January 16th 12 06:12 AM
by Bi Dzey Go to last post
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Plate Block perf error Canada SC 1351 '92 Black Crowberry 3c by beaverstamps
Hi there all, Happy holidays! I have a Plate Block set of 4 of Canada SC 1351 '92 Black Crowberry 3c The margins are not the usual white background but rather repeats of the stamps. It looks like a perforation error.
December 28th 11 04:17 AM
by Richard Thouin[_2_] Go to last post
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White powder on backs of old stamps in albums by Phil Atley
Can anyone tell me what the small dots of white powder that sometimes are found on the backs of (usually gummed?) stamps in old albums might be? I am working with a vintage 1950 album and occasionally encounter these--like tiny puffs of confectioner's sugar.. Can I just brush the powder off and...
December 27th 11 07:51 PM
by Victor Manta Go to last post
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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays by Alyn
Just want to wish all readers of RCSD a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays.
December 27th 11 10:23 AM
by Victor Manta Go to last post
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My Philatelic Ramblings by Victor Manta
"Alyn" wrote in message ... Good morning/afternoon/evening everyone. Below is a list of my philatelic writing to date. Article Link ....
December 22nd 11 02:11 AM
by Alyn Go to last post
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Russia stamps catalogue value by Jacques Galharague
I look for the last catalogues values of Russia Scott 243 mint + 244 mint and Scott 194 MNH + 199 MNH. If you have the same Michel CV, I am also OK. Thank you in advance.
December 21st 11 08:43 AM
by Jacques Galharague Go to last post
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USB MIcroscope - Images of fake overprints by Pierre COURTIADE[_6_]
"Pierre COURTIADE" wrote: About one year ago (in November 2010) we discussed here the features of the USB Microscope sold by Aldi. I remenber that somebody showed pictures of an overprint clearly printed *over* the cancellation of the stamp, thus clearly...
December 20th 11 07:19 AM
by Pierre COURTIADE[_6_] Go to last post
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Pakistan Help by [email protected]
I have recently been given a small collection of Pakistani stamps from the 40s through the 60s and while trying to catalogue them, I have run into an issue with some of the 'service' stamps. The 2009 Scott Catalogue shows 3 types of 'service' overprints for design A3. The 3rd type is clearly...
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A game everyone can play by Sir Hystrix
On 3/12/2011 20:32, Colin McKenzie wrote: But how far back are they valid for postage? The Wikipedia article "Postage stamp demonetization" seems to be accurate for the 4 countries it covers but what about the rest? Is there a more complete source of this information? How many...
December 18th 11 07:16 PM
by Joshua Kreitzer Go to last post
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Italian issues of 1863 by Tony Clayton[_2_]
There are two types of the 15 centesimi stamp issued in 1853 by Italy. The stamps have extensive flaws which enable many of Type I and the majority of Type II to be plated. I have now acquired a significant number of both Types, and an attempt at plating them is illustrated on my website...
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A game everyone can play by Pierre COURTIADE[_6_]
so for the Euro-zone countries stamps before 1999 can't be used Droger Jean-Paul wrote : This is not right for FRANCE, we can continue to use most franc stamps, except some (like stamps with Petain on) issued before 1950, but we have to translate older francs in new francs and after...
December 13th 11 12:40 AM
by Pierre COURTIADE[_6_] Go to last post
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A game everyone can play by Jan-Martin Hertzsch[_2_]
On 05/12/11 21:45, wrote: ... I think I have received mail from Germany and Belgium in the past 4-6 years with either only pre-Euro stamps or wich mixed pre-Euro and Euro-denomninated ones. ... I cannot say anything regarding Belgium, but German pre-Euro stamps were...
December 11th 11 09:41 PM
by Jan-Martin Hertzsch[_2_] Go to last post
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United Nations 38 by Sir Hystrix
Hi, I have two sheets United Nations 38. According to the Scott catalog there are two printings. I have two of these sheets, but i am having a difficulty keeping them apart. Can someone assist please. If I have to believe the sellers, I should have one of each printing. According to the Scott...
December 8th 11 02:06 AM
by Terry Reedy Go to last post
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