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Meander wrote: 31 Oct 2022 11:45 Hi all!

Like others I've read about here, I collected stamps in my youth and then went away from it somewhere in the middle of the 1960s. But a couple years ago, my mom passed away and left me her stamp collection. In delving through it, I regained an interest in the hobby and so dug out my own collection from 60 years ago. Now I'm back, but wow! have I missed a lot!

Mostly collect U.S. stamps but have a very small world-wide collection. Also have a few plate blocks and first day covers. At the moment I'm using a new Harris Liberty album to transfer stamps from my old one.

My avatar is named Hefferson. He was rescued from a yard sale, given googly eyes :roll: and sometimes decorated with seasonal attire.
Hello! I do like googly eyes! They end up on unique/misshapen homegrown vegetables, a few other things, bluetooth speaker, and I've seen some placed on post boxes!
I am a Penpaller and Stamp User. I send therefore I receive. I muse on letters and stamps at correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk. I have a forum, A World of Snail Mail. I need to collect "Welt der Briefe" stamps from Deutsche Post. I may need help to postally use RM postage stamps - does anyone want to get into letter writing?
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Stamp_Nerd wrote: 31 Oct 2022 18:46
RogerE wrote: 31 Oct 2022 10:13 Your introduction made me smile out of sympathy/fellow-feeling.
It's a kind of "good news, bad news" story —
The good news is you've gone back to stamp collecting.
The bad news is you've gone back to stamp collecting. ;)
Women of my life are very pleased with this way of dealing with a midlife crisis although my sister, who caused all of this with one carelles sentence ("I was on the post office website and saw that they have very nice stamps") now has remorse.

This is also another "come back" as I haven't been on "traditional", phpBB-run forum for I don't know... 10 years? :D
Hello and welcome.

If only more people noticed the postal services produce some very nice stamps and bought them for use... I was in a post office today - they don't get the special issue stamps (I was in to use their postbox).
I am a Penpaller and Stamp User. I send therefore I receive. I muse on letters and stamps at correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk. I have a forum, A World of Snail Mail. I need to collect "Welt der Briefe" stamps from Deutsche Post. I may need help to postally use RM postage stamps - does anyone want to get into letter writing?
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And a hello and welcome to all the new & returning members!
I am a Penpaller and Stamp User. I send therefore I receive. I muse on letters and stamps at correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk. I have a forum, A World of Snail Mail. I need to collect "Welt der Briefe" stamps from Deutsche Post. I may need help to postally use RM postage stamps - does anyone want to get into letter writing?
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FairyFoot wrote: 01 Nov 2022 06:05 If only more people noticed the postal services produce some very nice stamps and bought them for use... I was in a post office today - they don't get the special issue stamps (I was in to use their postbox).
She's an art historian and I'm an animator - we notice everything that is aesthetic or visually intriguing.
The irony of it all is that most of Poland new issues are total c*@p so I was lucky. And yes: except the main post office it's almost impossible to buy special issues in the post office. Stamps are dying out and we are the last of the Mohicans (Stampohicans??).
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A warm welcome to all our new members.
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Hi,

Brand new to this forum, and to stamp collecting.

Inherited a large collection of albums and stockbooks from my grandad many years ago, and honestly just started to look through them and research the stamps in more detail over the last few months. I must admit, he's made it very easy for me, he seemed to be obsessively neat and organised with everything.

I have a few specific questions, which I'll have to try and find the right thread for!

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Welcome to Stampboards Elliot.
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A warm welcome to all new members, enjoy Stampboards and enjoy posting.

Remember you are what you post.

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FairyFoot wrote: 01 Nov 2022 06:01 Hello! I do like googly eyes! They end up on unique/misshapen homegrown vegetables, a few other things, bluetooth speaker, and I've seen some placed on post boxes!
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I also like googly eyes! (But my wife is getting weirded out by how often I use them.)
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Hooray for "googly eyes" :D

In Australia we also have a famous example of "side eyes"
Australian of the Year, and soon-to-be former PM
Australian of the Year, and soon-to-be former PM
[Posted Tuesday 25 Jan 2022 at 5:54pm, updated Tue 25 Jan 2022 at 6:11pm]
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-01-25/grace-tame-criticised ... /100781262


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Ah, thanks for the heads-up, Jon, that's really helpful.
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hello again, it seems i have not been on here since 2013!!!! well, i thought it was about time I came back on board but didn't realise it had been so long!! When i last check in I had said my collection was sailing and Captain Cook, well, since that time my collections have expanded so much I think I have bitten off far more than I can sort!!! Since I last posted I have been having lots of fun discovering new topics of interest, have expanded on old topics and probably will find even more stuff i didn't know I needed! cheers
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amelqu8 wrote: 06 Nov 2022 14:25 hello again, it seems i have not been on here since 2013!!!! well, i thought it was about time I came back on board but didn't realise it had been so long!! When i last check in I had said my collection was sailing and Captain Cook, well, since that time my collections have expanded so much I think I have bitten off far more than I can sort!!! Since I last posted I have been having lots of fun discovering new topics of interest, have expanded on old topics and probably will find even more stuff i didn't know I needed! cheers
Welcome back!
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Hooray! Welcome back on Stampboards to reactivating member amelqu8

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Hello! My name is Johnny.I'm from Los Angeles,California.Thank you very much for allowing me to join the forum.I know very little about the stamps I have acquired.Going through them and gathering them into groups based on country,I have began to appreciate how beautiful and intricate the images are.My grandfather came to the U.S.in 1920 from Denmark.I have the stamps he collected as well as those my father collected.My father stopped collecting in the mid 70s when I was born.I was a handful,I'm sure.I am my mother and fathers 9th child.Over the years I have looked through the stamps a few times and didn't know what to do with them and the vast amount was overwhelming.Anyway,
now's the time!Id like to upload pics of the stamps in groupings and see if there is anything of value that deserves more protection than being in an envelope.I hope to upload pics as soon as possible.Thanks again!
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Welcome to Stampboards Johnny.
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Hello Johnny = JohnnyS in Simi Valley, California, USA.

May I suggest that you look at your inherited stamps as a wonderful opportunity to learn about your heritage? Your grandfather's Danish background and the culture he came from are there to discover in the stamp collection he formed. Stamps are a delightful and immediately appealing source of cultural information, regardless of whether they are "common" or "rare".

Denmark, 1977: Danish handcrafts<br />Addressed first day cover, 22 Sep 1977
Denmark, 1977: Danish handcrafts
Addressed first day cover, 22 Sep 1977
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In due course you may learn that some stamps in the collection are relatively scarce, but that's not likely to turn out to be the collection's main potential value for you. :D

Happy browsing on Stampboards. Here are a couple of recent links of possible interest:
https://www.stampboards.com/viewtopic.php?p=9376928&hilit=Denmark#p9376928
https://www.stampboards.com/viewtopic.php?p=9303225&hilit=Denmark#p9303225
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Hello All -

Joined recently. Am a pre-1966 worldwide flyspeck collector. Have visited Stamp Boards for several years and am taking the plunge.

Cheers.
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Hello and welcome to Matt+Z in Stone Mountain, Georgia, USA.

Hooray for "flyspeck" philately — the attention to details that tell us so much about the stamp printing process.
Here is an example to delight you:

Malta, 1935: 6d Silver Jubilee with extra flagstaff (SG 212a)<br />[a vertical scratch on the plate, to the right of the main tower]
Malta, 1935: 6d Silver Jubilee with extra flagstaff (SG 212a)
[a vertical scratch on the plate, to the right of the main tower]
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As you no doubt know, the extra flagstaff in this nice positional example multiplies its interest and retail value by a very large factor!

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Hi all,

I am new here. My name is Sandor and I am from Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Machins and UK perfins are my main interests but also the rest of the world. I am using the Deegam HB5 for identification of the Machins and I am a member of the Perfin Society. Sometimes i need help for identification and perhaps this forum is suitable for that.

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Welcome to Stampboards Sandor.
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Hello and welcome to Sandor = sv7ter in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

You are already an advanced, specialised philatelist, so you might well have information to share with us!

On the other hand, you will run the risk of finding other topics of interest on Stampboards,
so be warned, you might find your collecting interests expanding into additional fields ;)

Best wishes,
/RogerE :D
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sv7ter wrote: 16 Nov 2022 00:21 Hi all,

I am new here. My name is Sandor and I am from Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Machins and UK perfins are my main interests but also the rest of the world. I am using the Deegam HB5 for identification of the Machins and I am a member of the Perfin Society. Sometimes i need help for identification and perhaps this forum is suitable for that.

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Greetings,
Hello from another Machin Collector, you'll enjoy here, welcome on Stampboards.

Best wishes,
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Hello there, Greetings from India.
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Hello everybody,

My name is Cristi and I am from Craiova, Romania. I collect stamps from all the world. Sometimes i need help for identification and by my mistake this is my second post. I've asked about one stamp before, my bad.

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Hello and welcome Cristi

I don’t think we have many members from Romania here.

Feel free to ask your questions about your stamps, I’ve found people very helpful here :D
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Canadian. Primary interests are postal historry, town cancels, used Canada, used Scandinavia (former resident of there) and postcards.
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Welcome to Stampboards Chris.
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Hello and welcome to Chris = Canadian Codhead in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.


There are many postmark enthusiasts on Stampboards

Here's a nice example for you to admire:

Canada cancel: Halifax, Nova Scotia squared circle<br />31 Dec 1898<br />on the famous 1898 Christmas stamp (SG 166)
Canada cancel: Halifax, Nova Scotia squared circle
31 Dec 1898
on the famous 1898 Christmas stamp (SG 166)
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Canadian Codhead wrote: 21 Nov 2022 11:03 Canadian. Primary interests are postal historry, town cancels, used Canada, used Scandinavia (former resident of there) and postcards.
Chris
Hello there, and welcome. Are you a sender of the humble postcard? Some of us are on Postcrossing (a hobby celebrated on some postage stamps!!).
I am a Penpaller and Stamp User. I send therefore I receive. I muse on letters and stamps at correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk. I have a forum, A World of Snail Mail. I need to collect "Welt der Briefe" stamps from Deutsche Post. I may need help to postally use RM postage stamps - does anyone want to get into letter writing?
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FairyFoot wrote: 23 Nov 2022 06:48
Canadian Codhead wrote: 21 Nov 2022 11:03 Canadian. Primary interests are postal historry, town cancels, used Canada, used Scandinavia (former resident of there) and postcards.
Chris
Hello there, and welcome. Are you a sender of the humble postcard? Some of us are on Postcrossing (a hobby celebrated on some postage stamps!!).
Thank you. I have been previously a Postcrossing user. When I lived in Denmark I was a very active user, on standard exchanges, the forums and private swaps. Cards were easy to get and there was high interest due to the small number of Danish users.

After moving back to Canada, I found it hard to continue because cards are so hard to find here. They are just not a thing. In my town of 500k people I know 2 places that sell any and they are the most boring standard stuff imaginable.

I do hope to spend more time exploring here to see if there is a swap community here, and if so where on the boards it is located, and restart on Postcrossing
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Canadian Codhead wrote: 24 Nov 2022 01:46
FairyFoot wrote: 23 Nov 2022 06:48
Canadian Codhead wrote: 21 Nov 2022 11:03 Canadian. Primary interests are postal historry, town cancels, used Canada, used Scandinavia (former resident of there) and postcards.
Chris
Hello there, and welcome. Are you a sender of the humble postcard? Some of us are on Postcrossing (a hobby celebrated on some postage stamps!!).
Thank you. I have been previously a Postcrossing user. When I lived in Denmark I was a very active user, on standard exchanges, the forums and private swaps. Cards were easy to get and there was high interest due to the small number of Danish users.

After moving back to Canada, I found it hard to continue because cards are so hard to find here. They are just not a thing. In my town of 500k people I know 2 places that sell any and they are the most boring standard stuff imaginable.

I do hope to spend more time exploring here to see if there is a swap community here, and if so where on the boards it is located, and restart on Postcrossing
Well, at least postage perhaps is cheaper from Canada!

Browsing a couple of postcrossers' walls I think are local to you - I see what you mean, you might need to take yourself to Niagara Falls for some postcards! Or, there has been at least one Postcrossing meet up in Hamilton and a meeting card produced... Ah, there is a meet scheduled for 1st Jan! More info on the their forum. RRs still going strong there too.

The postcrossing thread on here is - https://www.stampboards.com/viewtopic.php?t=42611
I am a Penpaller and Stamp User. I send therefore I receive. I muse on letters and stamps at correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk. I have a forum, A World of Snail Mail. I need to collect "Welt der Briefe" stamps from Deutsche Post. I may need help to postally use RM postage stamps - does anyone want to get into letter writing?
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Canadian Codhead wrote: 21 Nov 2022 11:03 Canadian. Primary interests are postal historry, town cancels, used Canada, used Scandinavia (former resident of there) and postcards.
Chris
Welcome Canadian Codhead!

I saw your posts in the pictorial postmark thread. You have some very nice ones! Thanks for sharing.

Also jealous of your avatar. A Tiger Spiketail -Cordulegaster erronea?
I have not yet got to see them (mostly my fault for just not making the time).
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Hello my name is Zack I'm 24 just got into the hobby and my interests are soviet Era Russia.
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Welcome to Stampboards Zack.
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zhall wrote: 26 Nov 2022 01:11 Hello my name is Zack I'm 24 just got into the hobby and my interests are soviet Era Russia.
Welcome Zack = zhall in Cherokee, Oklahoma, USA.

USSR philately is a brave choice, as it's quite extensive, but full of historical interest.
Towards the end of the soviet era the spirit of Glasnost can be seen in some issues, such as this pair of 1990 stamps forming a joint issue with Australia, celebrating scientific collaboration in Antarctica. (Items currently on eBay)

USSR, 1990: Scientific co-operation in Antarctica (joint issue with Australia)
USSR, 1990: Scientific co-operation in Antarctica (joint issue with Australia)
Australia, 1990: Scientific co-operation in Antarctica (joint issue with USSR)
Australia, 1990: Scientific co-operation in Antarctica (joint issue with USSR)
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BrendaVR wrote: 25 Nov 2022 10:07
Welcome Canadian Codhead!

I saw your posts in the pictorial postmark thread. You have some very nice ones! Thanks for sharing.

Also jealous of your avatar. A Tiger Spiketail -Cordulegaster erronea?
I have not yet got to see them (mostly my fault for just not making the time).
Hi Brenda,
I still have a few of the pictorials to scan and share. A lot of my self-mailings just have standard PO cancels though as since my focus is the town cancel, I'm choosing based on need and size. If they happen to have a pictorial, so be it.

Yes, that's a Tiger Spiketail. I assume you know the spot where to look for them (yes, this is the same Chris from the HSA ode counts etc) ?
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Welcome to all the recent ‘newbies’.

So much to ‘see and do’ on here :D

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I look forward to many chats.
I am also looking for help with this Egyptian item.
Can anyone tell me what it is.
I will try and help others as I can.
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Hi All.
Mainly a collector of Uk and Netherlands.
Any help gratefully rec'd
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Welcome to Stampboards Anthony.
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ajf7777 wrote: 26 Nov 2022 22:19 I look forward to many chats.
I am also looking for help with this Egyptian item.
Can anyone tell me what it is.
I will try and help others as I can.
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Welcome aboard Anthony.

I don't collect Egypt, but at the first glance the document gives the impression of being a receipt for a postal parcel.

You might want to do a quick search on the Stampboards, and open a dedicated thread if you can't find any information. We have experts on pretty much every subject of philately. Someone will eventually answer.
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Hello ajf7777, and thanks to Number-O-Ne for the comments.

I had difficulty finding a suitable thread, but added a comment elsewhere before noticing Number-O-Ne's post here. (Sometimes posts take "research time", and it's not uncommon that someone else adds a relevant post in the meantime — I think that happened in this instance.)
The link to my post is
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Hello,
My name is Kais, I live in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, I collect stamps and postal history from the middle east, especially Iraq and the Gulf countries, I also have interest in Turkey Ottoman Empire cancelations and postal history.

I wonder if anyone can help me to identify the following telegraph negative seals, note that they are used on a revenue stamps.

Many thanks in advance for any anticipation
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Welcome aboard, Kais,

The upper one is Kuru Çeşme and the lower one is Yeni Cami, both in Istanbul
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Hemang wrote: 19 Nov 2022 02:53
sv7ter wrote: 16 Nov 2022 00:21 Hi all,

I am new here. My name is Sandor and I am from Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Machins and UK perfins are my main interests but also the rest of the world. I am using the Deegam HB5 for identification of the Machins and I am a member of the Perfin Society. Sometimes i need help for identification and perhaps this forum is suitable for that.

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Hello from another Machin Collector, you'll enjoy here, welcome on Stampboards.

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I am also a machin collector and this subject is only going to get more interesting after the sad loss of our queen.
It will be interesting to see how the stamps for the king will look.
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Number-O-Ne wrote: 27 Nov 2022 21:14 Welcome aboard, Kais,

The upper one is Kuru Çeşme and the lower one is Yeni Cami, both in Istanbul
Thank you very much for your help, much appreciated.
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Number-O-Ne wrote: 27 Nov 2022 21:14 Welcome aboard, Kais,

The upper one is Kuru Çeşme and the lower one is Yeni Cami, both in Istanbul
By the way, do you think this negative seal is a postal, telegraph used or just a private seal used on a revenue stamp, thanks again for your help.
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qamo63 wrote: 29 Nov 2022 03:03
Number-O-Ne wrote: 27 Nov 2022 21:14 Welcome aboard, Kais,

The upper one is Kuru Çeşme and the lower one is Yeni Cami, both in Istanbul
By the way, do you think this negative seal is a postal, telegraph used or just a private seal used on a revenue stamp, thanks again for your help.
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You're welcome :)

This is a (non-postal) revenue use with an official mark. Not entirely readable, but could be a notary.
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Number-O-Ne wrote: 29 Nov 2022 03:14
qamo63 wrote: 29 Nov 2022 03:03
Number-O-Ne wrote: 27 Nov 2022 21:14 Welcome aboard, Kais,

The upper one is Kuru Çeşme and the lower one is Yeni Cami, both in Istanbul
By the way, do you think this negative seal is a postal, telegraph used or just a private seal used on a revenue stamp, thanks again for your help.
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You're welcome :)

This is a (non-postal) revenue use with an official mark. Not entirely readable, but could be a notary.
Many thanks for the info, have a nice day.
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