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Forum: General Discussion March 7th 18, 03:56 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By Sir F.A. Rien[_2_]
Fake topical stamps sold on eBay

Of course, all fake stamps should be fought, and one way to do it is to
inform the stamp collectors about their existence, what we both did.
But the NEW crop of 'traditional stamp fakes and...
Forum: General Discussion March 5th 18, 10:44 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By Sir F.A. Rien[_2_]
Fake topical stamps sold on eBay

Nothing compared to the huge amounts of fake and altered stuff
appearing, supposedly from 'old guard' countries!

One 'offer' is for a clearly photo reproduction of a block of Penny
Blacks - priced...
Forum: General Discussion December 25th 17, 06:12 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 0
Views: 134
Posted By Sir F.A. Rien[_2_]
Merry Christmas to all

From:
[Please sign this 'card']
John McCulloch - philately.ttrr.org


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Forum: General Discussion July 20th 17, 03:43 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By Sir F.A. Rien[_2_]
USPS - New Rates Increase

On Wed, 19 Jul 2017 18:27:54 -0400, "Victor Manta"
sharpened a crayon and wrote:

"Sir F.A. Rien" wrote in message...
Forum: General Discussion July 17th 17, 04:48 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By Sir F.A. Rien[_2_]
USPS - New Rates Increase

On Sun, 16 Jul 2017 16:38:48 -0400, "Victor Manta"
sharpened a crayon and wrote:

"Pierre COURTIADE" wrote in message...
Forum: General Discussion December 20th 16, 05:36 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 0
Views: 767
Posted By Sir F.A. Rien[_2_]
GB Penny Red

Has anyone knowledge of where I may obtain a scan of GB's Penny Red,
Die II, Plate 51, Positions KB and KC in State 2?

I have the Imprimatur Scan [State 1] and a block from State 3.

Yes it's a tall...
Forum: General Discussion August 14th 16, 06:39 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 4
Views: 1,743
Posted By Sir F.A. Rien[_2_]
Stamps held by the public and USPS revenues

On Sat, 13 Aug 2016 09:21:43 -0700, "David E. Ross"
sharpened a crayon and wrote:

Republicans scream that Hillary Clinton was responsible
for the tragedy in Benghazi. ...
Forum: General Discussion August 13th 16, 04:04 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 4
Views: 1,743
Posted By Sir F.A. Rien[_2_]
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 29th 16, 04:22 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 7
Views: 1,311
Posted By Sir F.A. Rien[_2_]
Illegal Stamps in Exhibits at the New York 2016 World Stamp Show

What about the 'reproductions' that are fooling many younger
collectors - promoted BY the Postal 'Authorities' ????
Next in the pipeline, officially ceritifed 'spacefillers'?

Speaking of the...
Forum: General Discussion July 28th 16, 04:39 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 7
Views: 1,311
Posted By Sir F.A. Rien[_2_]
Illegal Stamps in Exhibits at the New York 2016 World Stamp Show

Sorry, but you don't write about the same issues I did.
Miss d'Point, the problem has existed in various forms for well over
a century.

" The APS was appalled, and created the “black blot”...
Forum: General Discussion July 25th 16, 03:48 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 7
Views: 1,311
Posted By Sir F.A. Rien[_2_]
Illegal Stamps in Exhibits at the New York 2016 World Stamp Show

On Sun, 24 Jul 2016 13:18:12 -0400, "Victor Manta"
And then we should not
oversee the fact that even such a world-class exhibition can reveal the
darker sides of a generally bright and...
Forum: General Discussion June 24th 16, 04:05 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 1
Views: 1,121
Posted By Sir F.A. Rien[_2_]
StampWorld

Did anyone visit the exhibition area and seee John Davies' Gold
Medal collection of The Penny Postage Jubilee material?

He's asked how the US attendees might have reacted to it being
rather highly...
Forum: General Discussion May 3rd 16, 04:20 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 16
Views: 1,975
Posted By Sir F.A. Rien[_2_]
World Stamp Show-NY 2016.

FWIW - I presume you'll go to the upcoming World Exhibition, if so
do have a look at the -= 1890 Penny Postage Jubilee =- exhibit.

This is serious stuff indeed - noted the #674 -...
Forum: General Discussion May 2nd 16, 03:42 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 16
Views: 1,975
Posted By Sir F.A. Rien[_2_]
World Stamp Show-NY 2016.

FWIW - I presume you'll go to the upcoming World Exhibition, if so
do have a look at the -= 1890 Penny Postage Jubilee =- exhibit.

This is serious stuff indeed - noted the #674 - congrats...
Forum: General Discussion May 1st 16, 04:58 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 16
Views: 1,975
Posted By Sir F.A. Rien[_2_]
USPS WARNING!!!

So, since the USPS removes the protections you think you are
giving/getting by PAYING MORE for -=REGISTERED=- ...
The part of the protection that wasn't in compliance with the UPU
regulations...
Forum: General Discussion April 30th 16, 04:39 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 16
Views: 1,975
Posted By Sir F.A. Rien[_2_]
USPS WARNING!!!

For those who do not know;
NEVER EVER SEND REGISTERED to the USPS.
http://about.usps.com/postal-bulletin/2009/pb22259/html/updt_004.htm

Last but not least, since 2009 USPS does strictly...
Forum: General Discussion April 29th 16, 05:38 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 16
Views: 1,975
Posted By Sir F.A. Rien[_2_]
USPS WARNING!!!

Very presumptive and that's only if it SHOULD IT NOT BE STOLEN!
For me the PS wording is very clear, and this means that your assertion "it
will NOT require a signature" is just wrong! It's...
Forum: General Discussion April 28th 16, 04:54 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 16
Views: 1,975
Posted By Sir F.A. Rien[_2_]
USPS WARNING!!!

For those who do not know;
NEVER EVER SEND REGISTERED to the USPS.
http://about.usps.com/postal-bulletin/2009/pb22259/html/updt_004.htm
As usual, you seem to half read and leap...
Forum: General Discussion April 26th 16, 04:26 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 16
Views: 1,975
Posted By Sir F.A. Rien[_2_]
USPS WARNING!!!

For those who do not know;
NEVER EVER SEND REGISTERED to the USPS.
http://about.usps.com/postal-bulletin/2009/pb22259/html/updt_004.htm

Of FIVE items sent from Europe, all but one...
Forum: General Discussion April 22nd 16, 03:35 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 16
Views: 1,975
Posted By Sir F.A. Rien[_2_]
USPS WARNING!!!

On Thu, 21 Apr 2016 16:07:55 -0700, "David E. Ross"
sharpened a crayon and wrote:

On 4/21/2016 8:31 AM, Sir F.A. Rien wrote:
For those who do not know;
NEVER EVER...
Forum: General Discussion April 21st 16, 04:31 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 16
Views: 1,975
Posted By Sir F.A. Rien[_2_]
USPS WARNING!!!

For those who do not know;
NEVER EVER SEND REGISTERED to the USPS.
http://about.usps.com/postal-bulletin/2009/pb22259/html/updt_004.htm

Of FIVE items sent from Europe, all but one were apparently...
Forum: General Discussion April 4th 16, 03:43 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 5
Views: 1,187
Posted By Sir F.A. Rien[_2_]
Dropping of first class stamps prices, but ...

Robert Shapiro — former Treasury undersecretary and chairman of the economic
consultancy Sonecon — points out in a new analysis, American taxpayers
subsidize the USPS at a rate that surpasses...
Forum: General Discussion April 1st 16, 05:03 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 5
Views: 1,187
Posted By Sir F.A. Rien[_2_]
Dropping of first class stamps prices, but ...

And those who bought at 49 cents will pay soon 49 cents instead of 47 cents,
which is apparently the point you missed.
NO ... I did NOT miss that ripoff!

Well ... IF the service was quality,...
Forum: General Discussion March 30th 16, 05:01 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 5
Views: 1,187
Posted By Sir F.A. Rien[_2_]
Dropping of first class stamps prices, but ...

The US Congress allowed to the USPS in 2014 to surcharge the first class
stamps by 4.3 percent to collect $4.6 billion. This amount will be reached
on April 10, 2016. After this date the price...
Forum: General Discussion February 24th 16, 05:09 PM Posted to rec.collecting.stamps.discuss
Replies: 3
Views: 1,509
Posted By Sir F.A. Rien[_2_]
Internet & USPS

On Tue, 23 Feb 2016 20:36:50 -0500, "Victor Manta"
sharpened a crayon and wrote:

"... American taxpayers subsidize the USPS at a rate that surpasses the
costs...
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