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Rembrandt etching lost in... the mail by Victor Manta
"(Reuters) - A Norwegian art gallery lost a Rembrandt etching worth up to $8,600 in the mail after trying to save money on courier and insurance costs, the gallery's chief said on Thursday." http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/08/24/us-rembrandt-lost-idUSBRE87M0PP20120824 -- Victor Manta, PWO,...
August 24th 12 10:57 PM
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No Subject by Tom Charbonneau
August 24th 12 02:52 PM
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Good evening everybody! by gogu[_10_]
After 37 long days away from home I'm at last back. While I was out of country I purchased more than 400 MS or sets of stamps so I'll have a lot of work in the next 20-30 days;-) So here I come with a question for the knowledgeable: I've seen that there are two (or maybe more) catalogues...
July 7th 12 04:06 PM
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Best software for archiving stamps. by gogu[_10_]
Hi all! After I've asked a few months ago for your opinion on stamps catalogues and received useful info, now I'd like to ask what software you are using in order to archive your collection. I'm using for years Paul Dembowski's (Liberty Street Software) "CoinManage" program for my coin...
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July 6th 12 05:05 PM
by Sir F.A. Rien Go to last post
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Pedro I think... by Pedro
Thank you very much for the information, It's been a lot of time I don't visit the ng. I found a very useful webpage with catalog numbers too some time ago. Then a frequent user of this ng that is in my killfile, for very well motivated reasons, tried to find out what page it was (when he has...
June 14th 12 04:57 PM
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Australian cancels by Pierre COURTIADE[_6_]
Hi, Is there any specialist of Australia on rcsd (since Rodney now appears quite rarely here) ? After nearly 10 years beeing in possession of a box of about 8,000 stamps from Australia, I recently decided to begin sorting them. I noticed these 2 cancels, quite similar...
June 5th 12 01:42 PM
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My first "lost in its way to the post" incident in 12 years buying on eBay... by gogu[_10_]
A few days ago I bought two lots-three MSs from a Chinese (Hong Kong) seller (one lot BIN and the other one "make an offer" which he accepted). Paid in the next half an hour and waited to see my stamps marked "shipped the....". Today I received a mail through ebay system stating the...
May 27th 12 07:56 PM
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USPS offers buyouts to 45K employees by Victor Manta
The troubled mail carrier, which lost $6.5 billion in the first six months of fiscal 2012, is eager to cut costs by enticing workers to leave voluntarily. Earlier this month, the Postal Service offered $20,000 buyouts to some 21,000 postmasters under a separate plan to trim operating expenses...
May 27th 12 07:51 PM
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Letter in a Bottle by Blair (TC)
I once put my name and address in a bottle and threw it into the sea. 10 years later I got a letter from someone in Australia. It was a fine from their government for littering Sydney beach.
May 22nd 12 07:16 PM
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The Fight for Peace, Sportive Medicine in GDR, Cambodian Genocide - on Stamps by Victor Manta
Not much to read on RCSD during the last week, that's why I propose you my new philatelic pages: The Fight for Peace: http://www.reds-on.postalstamps.biz/Peace/fight-for-peace.htm A question to the former Radio Yerevan, the usual source of jokes in USSR: It will be war in the following years?...
May 22nd 12 06:59 PM
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stanley gibbons online by Pedro
Hello all, I wanted to know if there exist a web site where I can browse images of Great Britain stamps identified by their Stanley Gibbons code. Thanks, Pedro
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May 15th 12 02:26 PM
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The Pioneers and Their "Idols" on Stamps by Victor Manta
On my new page I display and comment stamps with children, that were issued by former and by present days communist countries: http://www.reds-on.postalstamps.biz/Russia/children/pioneers.htm I present on this page also the Hungarian stamp error, mentioned by me in a previous thread, with its...
May 15th 12 03:36 AM
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Identifying a british postmark by Marcel Lajus
Good evening, I've got 2 wrappers http://cjoint.com/?0DDqcH9eBud http://cjoint.com/?0DDqdtxCaw3 and I don't know anything about this kind of postmarks. They seem to be sent from London EC (The Edward VII one has a return address The Times Office, EC, and the other one has also mention of London...
May 4th 12 05:55 PM
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help identifying by Pedro
Hello all, I'd appreciate any help identifying the country of these three stamps: stamp 1: http://www.telefonica.net/web2/pcm2009/stamps/temp/id1.jpg stamp2: http://www.telefonica.net/web2/pcm2009/stamps/temp/id2.jpg stamp3:
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April 30th 12 09:25 PM
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Miniature Sheet...MNH or not MNH?... by gogu[_11_]
There is a seller advertising a Mini Sheet which comprises 6 stamps in it. In the item description he says it's MNH but there are post office seals placed over the 6 stamps! Sure, the post office seals look very odonate and look like they are placed by a machine and not by hand. But they are...
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April 30th 12 02:07 PM
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Your experience please... by gogu[_11_]
Hi all! Since I've recently started collecting stamps (I've collected stamps as a young boy but randomly and most of them cancelled), I have a few dumb questions: 1) is there a guide for new collectors like the one for coins "Coin Collecting for Dummies" or similar? I want (mostly) to learn the...
April 27th 12 02:29 PM
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Separation of scanned images of several stamps by Victor Manta
An interesting article written by the well known participant in this ng, Bill Sharpe, just appeared in the last Linn's Stamps News. Bill describes his positive experience with the free program named "Stamp Image Bursting Application", that can be downloaded from...
April 26th 12 03:18 AM
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exchange without report by incs
;-)) it should be useful to focus on the processing of the report by the use of dedicated know-how Before analyzing exchange , you could try http://sourceforge.net/projects/clockloop/ Bye
April 24th 12 03:04 AM
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Q: Translation from Hungarian, please by Victor Manta
It is about the following stamps: Hungary 1950, June 4, Children's Day, Scott 896 - 900 60 f. Boys' Camp - Scott 899 SZABAD... 60 f. Boys' Camp - Scott 899a UTANPOTLASUNK... Michel No. 1101 - 1105 International Children's Day No. 1104, 60 f., Young Pioneer and Tent Camp Type I, falsely labeled: ...
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April 21st 12 08:36 PM
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storing stamps by Pedro
Hello friends, Which is the best way to store thousands of duplicate stamps?, let's say definitives like Machins or Wildings. Putting them into stockbooks would be very expensive, I think. I'd like to know hwat do you do when tackling the task of storing so many stamps. Thanks, Pedro
April 20th 12 05:58 PM
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