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Month: December 2012

Sunday Morning… Bored… Let’s Go to a Stamp Show!

Sunday Morning… Bored… Let’s Go to a Stamp Show!

This past weekend was the first weekend of my Christmas vacation (I hadn’t had a chance to use more than 2-3 vacation days all year long, so I have a bunch to burn up). With nothing on the docket, and really feeling in a “philatelic mood” on the spur of the moment I decided to drive up to the ASDA show in Lombard, IL. I had not been to this venue before (Lindner Conference Center). The drive up was VERY…

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This Week’s Revenues. Let’s Talk About Condition/Grade

This Week’s Revenues. Let’s Talk About Condition/Grade

I received these three stamps in the mail this week, one from eBay and the other two from an auction house. Each is unique in its own way. Two of the three are fairly common, at least according to the Scott catalog, but as is all too frequently the case, either the catalog is wrong (in my opinion) or there’s more to the story than just the catalog value. First is a lovely unused example of RB1c, the imperforate version…

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