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Month: April 2015

Revenue acquisitions from last week’s Indianapolis show

Revenue acquisitions from last week’s Indianapolis show

Here are my revenue pickups from this past weekend’s show in Indianapolis. Let’s start off with the stamps… just a few of them. First a nice jumbo example of R5c. Not bad for 20 cents. 🙂 Next, an RB2a double transfer, but a different one from the one I found a year or so ago. Here are the diagnostics from the first one and then the new one. I have read references to stitch watermarks on 1st issue revenues, but…

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Just flew back from Indianapolis, and boy are my arms tired!

Just flew back from Indianapolis, and boy are my arms tired!

(well, drove actually…) Just walked through the door after a fun-filled philatelic day. Normally I do COMPEX as a Spring show, but I decided to change things up this year a bit and do the Indiana Stamp Club spring show instead. Last year COMPEX was kinda “meh” for me and almost all the dealers there are dealers I see at CHICAGOPEX anyway… with a few minor exceptions: stale inventory. On the other hand, even though the show today was tiny…

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