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Month: November 2018

2018 Chicagopex, the Novel

2018 Chicagopex, the Novel

[Note: while I will mention dealers by name, I won’t mention collectors by name unless they volunteer themselves, as I don’t know that they necessarily would want their names and collecting focuses to be publicly displayed for the world to see.] It’s 5:00am Sunday morning as I start to type this. Third day of Chicagopex‚Ķ exhausted, bordering on broke, but an eminently satisfying show. I had intended to drive up here Thursday morning like I usually do, but looking at…

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I’m Trailer Trash… and I Have the License to Prove It!

I’m Trailer Trash… and I Have the License to Prove It!

Extending my foray into 20th century revenues, I’d been keeping an eye out for a reasonably-priced example of Scott #RVT2, the $1 trailer permit stamp. The $1 stamp is moderately scarce, valued at $650 on license. The 50-cent stamp is considerably more scarce, appearing very infrequently on the market, so I didn’t even consider that one. So the combination of a (comparably) reasonable price and a 10% eBay coupon pushed me over the edge. This particular example is on a…

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