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Posted 02/17/2017   05:41 am  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add flipacoin to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message
Hi Everyone,

I just wanted to ask advise on buying this lot. I can buy it all for $100. The covers aren't opened, how cool is that? I believe it's worth it. What say you? Thanks, Jon









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Posted 02/17/2017   07:03 am  Show Profile Check Battlestamps's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Battlestamps to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I say no. The covers are only worth a few bucks each - opened or unopened. Unless there's more to this lot we don't see I wouldn't pay more than $5.
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Posted 02/17/2017   07:20 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add perf12 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
flipacoin;Maybe the cover was opened from the side? Some stamps have short perfs.The german cover can't make out which value it is.The upper right stamp is torn of on the NE corner. 100 is way too much..
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Posted 02/17/2017   08:31 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add chasa to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
My guess: no
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Posted 02/17/2017   09:18 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add agmasd56 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
If you but them in eBay to sell in auction you may get around 200 $
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Posted 02/17/2017   11:02 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add dudley to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
No not worth it. The first and third covers depicted are definitely cut open from the side (the term used in the hobby is "reduced"), which is not a value-enhancer. The cogwheel cancel on one of the Scott #65's is of interest, but overall it seems a stretch to value this lot in double let alone triple figures (though I cannot say anything about the Germany(?) cover).
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Posted 02/17/2017   11:26 am  Show Profile Check KRelyea's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add KRelyea to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
If I sold it I'd be happy with $20
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Posted 02/17/2017   6:05 pm  Show Profile Check stallzer's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add stallzer to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I would scan the cover from Germany by itself and post it in the world cover section. Take 1 scan of the whole cover, 1 crop all but the pair of stamps, and 1 of the postmark.
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Posted 02/17/2017   8:43 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add flipacoin to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thank you gentlemen for your advise. I am already in the dog house for spending what I do on my beloved hobby! The only reason I believed it would be worth the price is for the grills I saw on the 3 cent stamps. I will post closer images to show you what I believe to be grills.
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Posted 02/17/2017   8:56 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add flipacoin to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Am I seeing grills on these or hallucinating?





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Posted 02/17/2017   9:01 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add revcollector to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
They are grills, but they are probably either E or F grills, both of which are common.
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