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Forum: General Discussion March 21st 19, 09:13 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By Victor Manta
Prefund of its retiree benefits - a key contributor to the USPS current fiscal plight?

"Sir F.A. Rien" wrote in message
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"The 2006 Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act requires the Postal
Service — unlike other government...
Forum: General Discussion March 17th 19, 11:35 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By Victor Manta
Prefund of its retiree benefits - a key contributor to the USPS current fiscal plight?

I read as follows:

"The 2006 Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act requires the Postal
Service — unlike other government entities — to prefund its retiree benefits
well into the future, a...
Forum: General Discussion January 31st 19, 10:30 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By Victor Manta
Mailing in US got more expensive

"Sir F.A. Rien" wrote in message
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For this I should be happy to pay more ...

It is known that more was offered in the past, even if the...
Forum: General Discussion January 31st 19, 11:36 AM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By Victor Manta
Mailing in US got more expensive

"Victor Manta" wrote in message ...

The increase couldn't be smaller in 2017 (...)

Correction: The increase couldn't be smaller in 1917 (...)

Victor...
Forum: General Discussion January 30th 19, 09:39 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By Victor Manta
Mailing in US got more expensive

"Sir F.A. Rien" wrote in message
...

The postal increase of November 2, 1917 and of July 6, 1932 were 50%
jumps.

Yes indeed, but...

The...
Forum: General Discussion January 28th 19, 04:09 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By Victor Manta
Mailing in US got more expensive

The price of a first-class forever stamp went up on last Sunday, from 50
cents to 55 cents. That 10 percent increase is the largest single price jump
in the history of the Postal Service, the...
Forum: General Discussion September 24th 18, 12:47 AM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By Victor Manta
Soon no new cancelled stamps?

"Sir F.A. Rien" wrote in message
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New Zealand Post has stopped canceling stamps on mail — at least
temporarily.


Other postal authorities...
Forum: General Discussion September 23rd 18, 01:33 AM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By Victor Manta
Soon no new cancelled stamps?

New Zealand Post has stopped canceling stamps on mail — at least
temporarily.

A New Zealand Post spokesperson told Linn’s Sept. 18: “New Zealand Post is
currently trialling some new...
Forum: General Discussion September 16th 18, 11:14 AM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By Victor Manta
Illegal Stamps - Interview with the UPU Program Manager Philately

"Sir F.A. Rien" wrote in message
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On Fri, 14 Sep 2018 14:56:57 -0400, "Victor Manta"
sharpened a crayon and...
Forum: General Discussion September 14th 18, 07:56 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By Victor Manta
Illegal Stamps - Interview with the UPU Program Manager Philately

"Sir F.A. Rien" wrote in message
...

CRI - (...)?

CRI (French) = IRC (English)
Forum: General Discussion September 14th 18, 03:20 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By Victor Manta
Illegal Stamps - Interview with the UPU Program Manager Philately

The PWO asked some questions the new Program Manager "Philately and CRI” of
the International Bureau (IB) of the Universal Postal Union (UPU), who was
kind to answer them. We publish our...
Forum: General Discussion July 6th 18, 05:30 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 1
Views: 613
Posted By Victor Manta
Las Vegas Liberty Stamp Update

Las Vegas sculptor Robert Davidson was awarded last week $3.5 million from
the Postal Service in a lawsuit. You can find more information on my
philatelic page dedicated to this...
Forum: General Discussion March 6th 18, 04:36 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By Victor Manta
Fake topical stamps sold on eBay

It is old news that the topical stamp collectors largely outnumber those of
classical/traditional material. For this reason, the offer for the former is
considerably bigger than the one for the...
Forum: General Discussion March 5th 18, 04:34 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By Victor Manta
Fake topical stamps sold on eBay

On this page I explain how to detect that some new stamps offered on eBay
are fake (illegal):

http://www.pwmo.org/Illegals/18-long-overdue-measures.htm

Victor Manta,...
Forum: General Discussion July 19th 17, 11:27 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 9
Views: 1,133
Posted By Victor Manta
USPS - New Rates Increase

"Sir F.A. Rien" wrote in message
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Well, the USPS is in the middle muddle at exactly
1 Euro for a minimum letter.

One Eur at USPS is somewhere...
Forum: General Discussion July 16th 17, 09:38 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 9
Views: 1,133
Posted By Victor Manta
USPS - New Rates Increase

"Pierre COURTIADE" wrote in message
...

"Victor Manta" :

Well, well, Jean-Paul, the French stamp collectors could maybe ask La
Poste to decrease its...
Forum: General Discussion July 15th 17, 08:19 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 9
Views: 1,133
Posted By Victor Manta
USPS - New Rates Increase

"Droger Jean-Paul" wrote in message
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Victor Manta a exprim avec prcision :
On Aug. 20 USPS will raise rates of international priority mail and...
Forum: General Discussion July 14th 17, 08:40 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 9
Views: 1,133
Posted By Victor Manta
USPS - New Rates Increase

On Aug. 20 USPS will raise rates of international priority mail and
international surface air lift.

Both services are popular with e-commerce mailers. It is a second and
unexpected price increase...
Forum: General Discussion May 9th 17, 04:02 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 2
Views: 1,180
Posted By Victor Manta
The State of the WNS and of UPU Philatelic Circulars - 2017

"MJancar" wrote in message
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Just go on this web page http://www.wnsstamps.post/en/
In any way your complaint about accessibility of...
Forum: General Discussion May 5th 17, 05:45 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 2
Views: 1,180
Posted By Victor Manta
The State of the WNS and of UPU Philatelic Circulars - 2017

Even if the WADP Numbering System (WNS) and the associated database is a a
very expensive endeavor, that costs the participating postal administrations
millions of Swiss Francs, its large holes...
Forum: General Discussion August 13th 16, 11:46 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 4
Views: 2,088
Posted By Victor Manta
Stamps held by the public and USPS revenues

"Victor Manta" wrote in message ...

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In Linn's Stamp News, August 10, 2016, from the article: "Why the U.S.
Postal Service’s net losses for...
Forum: General Discussion August 12th 16, 10:12 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 4
Views: 2,088
Posted By Victor Manta
Stamps held by the public and USPS revenues

In Linn's Stamp News, August 10, 2016, from the article: "Why the U.S.
Postal Service’s net losses for the year are growing" by Bill McAllister, I
learned as follows:

"One of the changes USPS...
Forum: General Discussion July 28th 16, 10:24 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 7
Views: 1,686
Posted By Victor Manta
Illegal Stamps in Exhibits at the New York 2016 World Stamp Show

"Sir F.A. Rien" wrote in message
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What about the 'reproductions' that are fooling many younger
collectors - promoted BY the Postal 'Authorities'...
Forum: General Discussion July 27th 16, 06:02 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 7
Views: 1,686
Posted By Victor Manta
Illegal Stamps in Exhibits at the New York 2016 World Stamp Show

"Sir F.A. Rien" wrote in message
...

On Sun, 24 Jul 2016 13:18:12 -0400, "Victor Manta"
And then we should not
oversee the fact that even such a...
Forum: General Discussion July 24th 16, 06:18 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 7
Views: 1,686
Posted By Victor Manta
Illegal Stamps in Exhibits at the New York 2016 World Stamp Show

wrote in message
...

On Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 4:56:23 PM UTC-4, Victor Manta wrote:
The huge World Stamp Show (WSS) opened its doors...
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