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Month: December 2013

Some New Jumbo Revenue Stamps

Some New Jumbo Revenue Stamps

I previously posted about an R21c, 4-cent Playing Cards, that I picked up at Chicagopex because it was pristine as far as condition and centering. Well, for the last several weeks I’ve had an eye on a comparable R17c (3-cent playing cards). Nice centering on the R17c isn’t quite as scarce as on the R21c, but they are still not very common both sound and well centered. This one, however, was also a jumbo margin example (for the type), which…

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New Revenue Acquisitions from CHICAGOPEX

New Revenue Acquisitions from CHICAGOPEX

I finally finished imaging the goodies I picked up at or about the same time as CHICAGOPEX. The vast majority of my acquisitions came from Mike Morrissey’s exhibit and collection of 2nd issue (R103-R133) and 3rd issue (R134-R151) revenue stamps. Let’s start off with some documents, the majority chosen for their cancels, with the exception of the Aetna document, which was chosen for the aesthetics of the document itself. Now on to the stamps… First, a lovely R106 with great…

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