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Posted 10/01/2016   5:51 pm  Show Profile Check revenuecollector's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add revenuecollector to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message
I like the idea of the monthly giveaway that Don's been doing, so I thought I'd piggyback and offer one of my own. I don't know that I'll do one regularly, just periodically. We'll see how much interest it generates.

Unlike the previous SCF donation giveaways I've held, there are no strings attached, no donation required (although I'm sure SCF would appreciate one if you're so inclined).

A month is a bit long, so let's run this through midnight central time on October 15. All those who have entered by then will go into the random number generator and I'll pull a name.

Rules:

1. Anyone who is an SCF member may enter, one entry per person.

2. Enter by replying to this thread with an image of your one favorite U.S. revenue item (stamp, document, ephemera, etc.) from your collection. If you don't have any in your collection, post an image of one you've seen somewhere that you like. Also give a brief reason WHY it's your favorite. What about it trips your trigger?

3. I'll cover postage, both U.S. and international.

The prize for this first giveaway is nothing major, a few random and sundry revenues shown below. Faults to be expected (the $5 Conveyance, for example, is torn).

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Posted 10/02/2016   05:40 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add dsmith426 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I'm a new younger collector - but not a child. I don't have any revenue stamps yet, but I really like the George Washington ones - especially bi-colored ones so its very exciting to see you offering up these. But there is even a series I like even more than the George Washington ones and they would be the RV ones. I found them pictured in a scott book at the library. I don't have the range of the stamps but I do have the image of the first one RV1.

Why? Both my Grandfathers worked as auto mechanics for their career after serving in World War II so these stamps make me think of them.

Here is the a picture of RV1 I found on internet:

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Posted 10/02/2016   1:38 pm  Show Profile Check jamesw's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add jamesw to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Ok, I'll play along.
Here's one of my fave revenues from my meagre collection.
NRA Cigar stamp



It's my fave because it's so unusual, and the the NRA logo, very historical.
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Posted 10/02/2016   5:50 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Partime to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Great Offer. Not US, but here is one that I got a long time ago (from Londonbus). I never researched further to find out any more information, value, etc. Please use this as my entry.







Reason I like it ... I never met a Hubert.
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Posted 10/02/2016   9:12 pm  Show Profile Check stallzer's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add stallzer to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
My favorite is this warranty deed. I collect family documents with revenue stamps. This is to my great great grandfather Rollin Wheeler.The Wheeler clan were very upscale Chicago socialites. The Wheeler Mansion still stands today and was on of the few buildings that survived the great Chicago fire.

http://www.wheelermansion.com/wheel...Mansion.html






Here is one of the covers I have from Calvin T Wheeler who is mentioned on the website.



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Posted 10/03/2016   12:32 am  Show Profile Check BeeSee's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add BeeSee to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I do not have any US revenues (yet).

This has to be one of the coolest I have ever seen because of the cancel .

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Posted 10/15/2016   6:00 pm  Show Profile Check revenuecollector's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add revenuecollector to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Just a reminder that the deadline to enter this giveaway is midnight tonight.
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Posted 10/15/2016   7:44 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add bobgggg to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Love those revs...potato stamp

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Posted 10/17/2016   12:38 pm  Show Profile Check revenuecollector's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add revenuecollector to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
And the winner is Partime. Please email me through the board with your mailing address.

Thanks to everyone who participated.
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Posted 10/17/2016   1:02 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Partime to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Wow, I won! Thanks for the great offer. Email sent through the system.
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