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Month: April 2020

A Lovely 1st Issue Imperforate Multiple

A Lovely 1st Issue Imperforate Multiple

I saw this on eBay as one of those auction + best offer listings with about a day left and no bids, so I made an offer below the starting bid, it was countered and we came to an agreement. This (relatively) new format of auction + offer is a case where snipers are actually at a disadvantage since the seller could come to agreement before the auction ends, as happened here. It’s a vertical block of 10 of R58a,…

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Double Your Pleasure… Quadruple Your Fun?

Double Your Pleasure… Quadruple Your Fun?

I’ve always had a thing for revenue double impressions. However, outside of the 1st issue double impressions, many revenue DI, especially those of the 20th century, are somewhat “meh” in terms of dramatic appeal. Especially in the documentary and proprietary issues, some of the doubling is so minute that unless you’re examining the stamp under high magnification you can’t actually see the doubling; it just looks like a poorly inked stamp… in fact many dealers and eBay sellers offer inking…

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