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Posted 01/07/2017   7:52 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add Harald Schraeder to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message
I originally posted the following on the general forum but thought perhaps this one might be more appropriate:

I picked up a 'novelty' item in an antique shop today. It's a metal typeset of a 1961 Russian stamp that was used in the printing a newspaper philately column.

I've attached a photo (sorry for the quality). At top is the typeset metal template and the bottom shows an imprint that was included with the typeset piece. I am wondering if anyone on this forum can tell anything about this item.

The shop had a few more but I got the one. Of course, if someone here tells me they are valuable, I'll be returning to pick up some more.


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Posted 01/07/2017   9:25 pm  Show Profile Check pagoda's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add pagoda to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
As stated on your other thread, it is a printing block for a newspaper or catalogue complete with perforations. Genuine Proofs would not show the perforations,

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Posted 01/07/2017   9:29 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Harald Schraeder to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks again pagoda ... I take it these are truly just novelties and not considered philatetic items. And while I suppose people collect these items, do you know if they command much interest or value?
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Posted 01/07/2017   11:59 pm  Show Profile Check pagoda's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add pagoda to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
no interest, no value,

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Posted 01/08/2017   07:08 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Harald Schraeder to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Hah! Except I was apparently interested enough to purchase it (but didn't spend much to be fair).
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Posted 01/10/2017   09:48 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add ekbustad to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Interesting items, but not particularly valuable. I have a couple of them myself.
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Posted 01/10/2017   10:17 am  Show Profile Check 51studebaker's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add 51studebaker to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
FYI...
These type of things can be found for many of the hobbies, here are a couple of wood/brass Studebaker logo printing blocks.
Don

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