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Posted 09/06/2008   1:27 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add daviscfad to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
I was just wondeiring if anyone collect these? I dunno anything specific about them just saw them at the end of my redbook for paper currency...looks like they have 1,2,3,5,10,12,24,30, and 90 cent stamps
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Posted 09/06/2008   1:52 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add t360 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I have a lot of interest in them. So I collect them but I don't have any yet.
I spent a lot of time looking at these but did not bid.
The Summit Collection of United States Encased Postage
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Posted 09/06/2008   2:36 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add philb to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Yes encased postage would be nice.
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Posted 09/06/2008   4:02 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add daviscfad to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
expensive!! I dunno much about stamps more into coins I guess but that these were neat
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Posted 09/06/2008   4:42 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add philb to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Oops I have been edited !!
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Posted 09/06/2008   4:47 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add daviscfad to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
huh?
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Posted 09/06/2008   5:44 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add daviscfad to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
My encased postage stamp LOL

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Posted 09/06/2008   10:40 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add laswabbie to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here is an interesting and online article and a book on encased postage stamps. Very interesting:

http://www.arago.si.edu/index.asp?c...&tid=2036357

http://cgi.ebay.com/Civil-War-Encas...cmdZViewItem

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Posted 09/06/2008   10:51 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add t360 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
thanks for the link laswabbie!


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...only 3,500-7,000 are believed to have survived.


wow I did not realize that.
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Posted 09/06/2008   10:54 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add laswabbie to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
You're welcome Tom!


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...only 3,500-7,000 are believed to have survived.


Obviously only folks like t360 and PhilB will be able to afford them then.

P.S. I'm sorry - also Bobgggg!
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Posted 09/06/2008   11:06 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add daviscfad to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
that is a great link laswabbie Thanks
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Posted 09/07/2008   12:40 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add philb to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Greg, we always have a choice in life...encased postage or the wife ! I would always offer Bobgggg a choice...burning at the stake or being drawn and quartered !!
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Posted 09/08/2008   9:07 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add laswabbie to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I ran across an add in the latest Linn's.

Early American Numismatics
POB 675390
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

858-759-3290

Some of you rich folks might be interested.
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Posted 09/08/2008   9:23 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add t360 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
thanks Greg. I'm not rich but I am interested in the ad.
Sept 15th issue? which page?
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