Hoard of ST. HELENA PHONE CARDS circa 1990 - $A145

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Hoard of ST. HELENA PHONE CARDS circa 1990 - $A145

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Local stamp legend, and very good client, the late Dr William Mayo swapped these with me 20 years back, for some Lord Howe Island material he wanted.

Mayo formed a superb STAMP COLLECTION of St. Helena, from earliest known 19th Century covers etc, and with Richard Peck punished a monograph on the collection.

Bill even bought a home there in St. Helena (pretty hard as they are so few!)and visited there a few times - his earliest visit was 1950s as I recall - had photos in the book.

Anyway he assembled this cool lot. The heavy thick UK style cards, and FACE is about $A550.

Telephone cards from St Helena x 54 face value £274=$A550 - 9 different designs, all issued about 1990 I'd guess, as Bill visited there at that time as I recall.

These are SCARCE - a dealer who specialised in there has strong prices - the scarce £2 Gardens one Bill had 21 copies of - retail of each is £12 - or SIX times face as you can see - And lots of scarce £5 value as well.

https://www.phonecardshop.net/product/plantation-house-1cshd-10/

Anyway, an ebay re-seller super bargain deal at near a QUARTER face and probably this is 10% of retail! NO-ONE else will be offering them, at ANY price, that is for sure - check - ZERO other sellers! Super popular country too. :lol: :lol:

Did my June 30 stocktake this month, and want some of these unusual lots turned into CASH fast - so priced LOW! To a UK buyer only £75 the lot - about a QUID apiece, and many £15 face values here.

$A145 plus Global Post

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Call it - "St Helena Cards : Stock 763QW" - please order via new HTTPS encrypted SECURE site - https://tinyurl.com/GlenOrder

And please do that NOW. Too many think “I’ll do that later” and then quickly “forget”. I then often lose the stamps in the rubble here, and waste an annoying hour finding them again. :twisted:
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All payment details etc are on: https://tinyurl.com/GlenPay - NICE franking is used when I mail : see member pix of that franking here - https://tinyurl.com/GlenCTO - and COMBINED POSTAGE is fine - save big money when buying more than 1 lot at once!

For overseas members, to find out the approx cost in YOUR currency, click here - https://www.xe.com - the $A has CRASHED lately, and for USA buyers etc, my prices are REALLY cheap in your money!

MONEY BACK GUARANTEE - don't like it - mail it back within 48 hours of receiving it. No-one ever has yet. :)

Remember, adding another lot of mine (posted by either Admin, GlenStephens or Global Administrator or ozstamps) here (or on my website https://glenstephens.com/rarity.html ) for sale in general adds ZERO to your shipping cost, so have a good look at what is on offer here, in case something else appeals:

And "lay-by/layaway" is always possible - email me with any queries to glen [at] glenstephens.com - OR "trade-ins" always possible! If you have a pile of surplus stuff, I may well be happy to offset that against this item, see: https://tinyurl.com/GlenBuy

As most know - I do NO fairs or shows, have NO shop, and do NOT bother with ebay or any other auctions. I buy endless bulk lots from Estates, and distress sales etc, in this massive city of 6 million, with no other real stamp buyers, and offer it here at *NETT* prices for fast turnover. NO "20%-25% Buyer Fees" and “3% credit card fees” to add to my *NETT* prices, as in auction!

Many similar mouth-watering NETT price offers are being loaded weekly onto - https://tinyurl.com/GlenRare and https://tinyurl.com/GlenSpec

Unless noted by me, all stampboards lots priced $A100 and under are generally mailed Unregistered and untracked at *YOUR* total risk, unless YOU specifically note otherwise on order form. I can often send them tracked mail - no compo cover on those. 1,000s of my transactions here for 10 years have been safe by normal post. :idea:

Orders over $100 are normally sent Registered (PO cover is to $A100 only sadly) - cost is extra $A4 local, and minimum $A16 (~$US12) extra foreign, depending on weight. Only YOU know if your street or Apartment address is secure - a large packet covered in pretty stamps left outside, just might tempt passers-by? Only YOU know that, I do not. Mail contractors these days are often lazy, and leave packets on top of mailboxes etc in view of public, and/or out in wet weather etc. PO Boxes are FAR safer. :idea:

"All Risk" Insurance is always possible if required as well, and is cheap at $A2 per $100 covered - and all are strongly advised to use this, and I will, unless asked not to. Full detail on all of this - https://tinyurl.com/Glen2-15 It is like Travel Insurance - decline that when booking your ticket, and THEN tell Qantas you really meant to take it 3 weeks back, and you now need to cancel your ticket with no nasty penalty please, and see how you go with THAT one! :lol: :lol:

As per stampboard convention - this lot is offered exclusively first to board members - and on no other sales venue.


For members who make a BANK TRANSFER or Money Order etc, you WILL generally get your goods faster, as it saves me some hassle - but you MUST email me the confirmation number etc - many "forget"! :)

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