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Posted 05/19/2011  2:21 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add KirkS to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message

Last of my three posts from a morning with the album.

First, a newly acquired Scott #71. The color in most of my scans turned out fine, but lest you think I've discovered a new color shade, this stamp is actually orange as it should be. I know I should have scanned them on black or gray, but after I mounted them, I hated to remove them again for scanning.




Anyway, here's the Scott #77 from the same page. I'm very pleased with it. I fretted over that tiny brownish spot on the lower right 'S' but it's not spreading and I've decided I can live with it.




I still have some big holes to fill on the Civil War page, but those two will help. Below are the top/bottom halves of that album page [these scans are pretty large, so I parked them over at Flickr].






That's all for now,
Kirk

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Posted 05/19/2011  2:52 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add jhlovell to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

that's quite enough Kirk, my heart can't take any more early editions right this moment. Great stamps!

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Posted 05/19/2011  3:05 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add artlaunier to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Those are looking real good!


A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. (The exact & entire wording of the 2nd Amendment to the U.S. Constitution)
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Posted 05/19/2011  4:12 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add I_Love_Stamps to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Very impressive Kirk! I hope mine looks only as nice as that someday!

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Posted 05/19/2011  4:51 pm  Show Profile Check Rileysan's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Rileysan to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Well done, Kirk! Nice collection :)

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Posted 05/20/2011  7:57 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add stampvirgin to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

nice Kirk.

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Posted 05/20/2011  8:02 pm  Show Profile Check stallzer's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add stallzer to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Beautiful 15 Lincoln there. I've always thought that was a great looking piece.

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Posted 01/29/2012  04:30 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add I_Love_Stamps to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

I see your avatar there Kirk!
I hope things are well with you these days and looking forward to our return. Sincerely, The Frye Family.

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Posted 03/01/2012  3:23 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add I_Love_Stamps to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

I love looking at those!

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Posted 03/01/2012  5:10 pm  Show Profile Check jamesw's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add jamesw to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Those are nice, aren't they? I've coveted one of those Lincolns for some time now. That was the first featuring him, wasn't it? Issued just a year after his assassination?

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Posted 03/01/2012  7:52 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Coinsearcher83 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Nice set!

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Posted 03/01/2012  9:18 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Footballphilately to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Very nice!

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Posted 03/03/2012  9:24 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Stampman61 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Great stamps Kirk

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Posted 08/21/2012  2:54 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add I_Love_Stamps to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Beautiful!

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