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Posted 10/27/2011   04:14 am  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add Horamkhet to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message




Hi to all

I could not resist buying these in the local thrift shop.
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Horamakhet
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Posted 10/27/2011   04:43 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add peterethio to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
What a good find. I'd visit that op-shop again!

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Posted 10/27/2011   05:08 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Horamkhet to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Hi peterethio

Apparently stamp books rarely come in, it seems philatelists keep all their literature, and it usually from a deceased estate, or should I say when the collector has gone to the big stamp album in the sky.
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Posted 10/27/2011   08:41 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Bujutsu to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
That was great Horamkhet

Seldom does one come across book on philately in shops like that. It is also rare to even find a specialty stamp book in a new or used book store as well

Collectors items by themselves for sure.

Chimo

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Posted 10/27/2011   08:53 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add raywrio to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Horamkhet, very true. All the thrift shops I've been to never have books like that. I have to buy them from Biblio.com.
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Posted 10/27/2011   09:46 am  Show Profile Check smauggie's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add smauggie to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
That Local Stamps of Australia book looks particularly intriguing.
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Posted 10/27/2011   1:51 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add mhc99 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Horamkhet, congratulations and a great find. I check second hand book stores from time to time and never find great books like you discovered.
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Posted 10/27/2011   3:50 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Horamkhet to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Hi smuggie

I will post some pages of the Local stamps of Australia on the weekend.
It has some interesting obscure information that could send you off into a tangent of collecting.
Horamakhet
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Posted 10/28/2011   01:23 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add peterethio to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
There will probably be many interested in it, Horamakhet. We will wait patiently but expectantly.
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Posted 10/28/2011   05:45 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Horamkhet to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply





Hi to all and especially smauggie

Here are some of the pages from the "Local Stamps of Australia. I have also included the contents pages.
It is a truly fascinating book. I will really enjoy reading it. It certainly opens a new field of collecting.
I have never seen a copy of it before.
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Posted 10/28/2011   07:08 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add ionut77 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Great books, beautiful stories. Thanks for sharing Horamkhet!
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Posted 10/28/2011   07:44 am  Show Profile Check smauggie's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add smauggie to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks Horamakhet! Fascinating stuff!
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