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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 08:40 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 05:21 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 11:01 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 02:39 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 11:22 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 06:09 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 05:29 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!! á 16 pages) and many moore... 61 339 pages of 760th exhibits from 50th countries on 4139 frames: http://www.exponet.info/
January 16th 12 07:12 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 05:17 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 08:51 PM
by Victor Manta Go to last post
1 452
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays by Alyn
Just want to wish all readers of RCSD a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays.
December 27th 11 11:23 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 03:11 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 09:43 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 08:19 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...
December 20th 11 08:04 AM
by chrisj.doran%[email protected] Go to last post
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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 08:16 PM
by Joshua Kreitzer Go to last post
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