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Pillar Of The Community
Australia
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Posted 06/06/2010   6:27 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nuggethill to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks

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Canada
378 Posts
Posted 06/06/2010   8:45 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Tony Vella to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
@rod222

Funny how things come and go at times.
If you recall, Rod, earlier this year or late last year, you and I exchanged scans of postal stickers almost daily for a couple of weeks if not longer.
We both seemed to be going through a period of finding new ones rather easily, then suddenly not a new one to be had for love or money and my collection stopped at 99.
I was really looking forward to my 100th.
I think I shall look carefully at your posting and see if I can steal one to achieve my magic number.
All with your prior permission, of course.
In the meantime, here's one of my favorites:

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Tony Vella
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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United States
80 Posts
Posted 06/06/2010   9:49 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add pobrien36 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here is another one of my favorites:

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Posted 06/07/2010   10:08 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add 1775mac to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I also have always enjoyed this Lindbergh overprint even though it is a regular issue.






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Edited by 1775mac - 06/07/2010 10:13 am
Bedrock Of The Community
Australia
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Posted 06/07/2010   10:41 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Nice Airmails boys, 2 of my favourites as well,
if only the Canadian had been bicoloured, it would have been a classic.

Tony, my examples have ceased as I no longer can afford "junk boxes"
they are fetching regularly in excess of $300 at auction now.
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Valued Member
Canada
378 Posts
Posted 06/07/2010   11:03 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Tony Vella to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The shoe boxes I used to get in Montréal for $60 - $70 are now $250 - $275.
A couple of weeks ago I was offered a cigar box for $65 instead of a shoe box.
I asked why the prices have gone up so much in price, I was given the Montréal answer for any change: Ah, c'est la vie, mon vieux!
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Tony Vella
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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United Kingdom
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Posted 06/07/2010   11:15 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nigelc to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here's one of my favourite airmails. It's a specimen block of the unissued (or just issued but not for very long) Ecuador 1935 Columbus set (Sanabria #55-59).

I've picked the 50 centavo value because of its colour:

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Edited by nigelc - 06/07/2010 11:17 am
Bedrock Of The Community
Australia
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Posted 06/07/2010   5:59 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Nice stamps from Ecuador there Nigel
Looks like a Fokker at top left.
Ecuador = Equator Muestra = Specimen.

Tony: The problem is, a lot of the junk is not filtering
through into circuit sheets.
Collectors do not realise yet, by sticking their registration
labels, cinderellas, the ripped and torn, etc & etc there are buyers
like us who would snap them up

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Canada
1755 Posts
Posted 06/07/2010   8:18 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add David Giles to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Yay!

Mac posted a Costa Rica Airmail!

My favourite airmail stamp... from the 1934 first definitive airmail issue of Costa Rica:





I like this stamp as it has an aircraft on it, nice colour, and classic engraving.

David
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United States
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Posted 06/07/2010   9:07 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add pobrien36 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Very nice everyone!
Here is some more.

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Canada
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Posted 06/07/2010   10:07 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Tony Vella to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
In the eye of the beholder, I guess.
I find this stamp simple but rather attractive.


2nd International Colonial Art Exhibition.
Naples, December 1934.
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Tony Vella
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Posted 06/07/2010   10:58 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add pobrien36 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here are some other ones from Costa Rica :D



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United Kingdom
658 Posts
Posted 06/08/2010   04:02 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add StampStudy to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
South African Airmail - Imperf left





I don't own this but wish I did
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Edited by StampStudy - 06/08/2010 04:03 am
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USA
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Posted 06/08/2010   04:16 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add bobgggg to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
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A Philatelic mind
is a terrible thing to waste
Edited by bobgggg - 06/08/2010 04:17 am
Bedrock Of The Community
Australia
18100 Posts
Posted 06/08/2010   05:18 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

What a feast of lovely stamps!

I sold a swag of hagner sheets this morning,
which gave my wallet serious purchasing power.

I picked this up for 20c Bobgggg (how extraordinary!)
actually I thought I had bought a couple but cannot find them at the moment.



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