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Posted 07/26/2014   4:30 pm  Show Profile Check revenuecollector's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add revenuecollector to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message
Time for a new SCF donation giveaway, one keeping with what I collect and post about: U.S. revenue stamps.

These packets contain approximately 50 or so U.S. revenues from both the 1800s and 1900s. Unlike my airmail packets, these packets will each be slightly different, although there will be a fair amount of overlap, especially in the 20th century material.

It will all be common material, so don't expect anything of major value... although it's always possible I might have let something slip through.

In the interest of full disclosure: there WILL be duplication, faulty stamps, perfin, cut, and punch cancels.

One of the actual packets is pictured below. I don't know which envelope it is in, so I don't know who will receive it.

The rules:

1. These packets are available to anyone who donates $10 or more to SCF.

2. One packet per person, available until the packets I made run out.

3. When you make your donation through the PayPal button at left, PLEASE make sure to add a note to the payment that provides your board username AND that it's for the "revenue packet giveaway". I can't stress this enough. It's the only way to verify your donation.
The powers that be will forward me confirmation of the donation received and I will contact you through the board for your address.

4. I will cover the postage, both domestic and international.


It's for a good cause, so step up!


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Posted 07/26/2014   4:41 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Mike33 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Count me in - thanks!

Donation just sent

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Posted 07/26/2014   9:28 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add fredcdobbs to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I am in, my ten bucks has been sent.
fredcdobbs
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Posted 07/28/2014   12:46 pm  Show Profile Check revenuecollector's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add revenuecollector to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Just so there's no confusion, the minimum donation for my airmail giveaway was $5, whereas the minimum donation for this one is $10.

Packets for Mike33 and fredcdobbs are in the mail.
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Posted 07/28/2014   1:07 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add diane to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
this is a great give away, I can't donate till Friday (payday) I have learned a ton from this form and all you wonderful people who have been so help full to me.
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Posted 07/28/2014   3:35 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add knuppster59 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Just donated...thanks for putting this together Rev.
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Posted 07/29/2014   9:01 pm  Show Profile Check revenuecollector's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add revenuecollector to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Two more packets in the mail...
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Posted 08/01/2014   6:00 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Mike33 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Got my stamps today - Thanks Dan!

Nice stuff and I'm sure I'll need a bunch of them

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Posted 08/01/2014   7:23 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add ikeyPikey to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Sure hope two fives make a ten ;)
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Posted 08/01/2014   7:36 pm  Show Profile Check revenuecollector's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add revenuecollector to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Yep, yours is en route Mike.
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Posted 08/14/2014   10:47 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add mudhut1000 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Great idea! I do not know if I can participate in a "Give Away" yet or not. But when I can, I have a lot of foreign stamps to give away. I will even take care of the postage. I do not know the values and don't much worry about that and don't want to take the time in an area I am no longer collecting. Some of them were accumulated in the early 1960's. Some look Old.

You all please advise me when I can start posting them and how to go about it. My idea was "First come first serve", but now I see the "Hat" and need your consensuses as how to run it.

Thanks, Mud
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Posted 08/14/2014   10:51 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add mudhut1000 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
revenuecollector, I bought a beautiful pair of imperf revenuestamps from you on eBay. I use the same user name on eBay as here. You can send that eBay item with the 3 packets of "Donation Giveaways.

John
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Posted 08/15/2014   09:16 am  Show Profile Check revenuecollector's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add revenuecollector to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Oops, sorry the packets are already in the mail. The eBay lot will be packed up tonight after work.
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Posted 08/15/2014   4:46 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add kehess to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I just made my donation--- I sure hope you have a few more packets!

Thanks, RC!
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Posted 08/19/2014   4:43 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add mudhut1000 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
All arrived today Dan..Real nice stamps. Thank you very much.

I will expect the eBay stamps in a second mailing..Again, thanks.
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Posted 09/01/2014   9:22 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Bill Weiss to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Dan,

Just donated $20.00 but please give the packets to some kids next time you attend a show. Excellent idea to raise funds for this board. Good job......
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