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Weird Franklin Stamp Perfs On 1906 Postcard

 
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Posted 10/25/2012   8:19 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add UFOAirMail to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Has anyone ever seen anything like this? What would have caused the right side of stamp to look like this?




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Posted 10/25/2012   8:37 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add doug2222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Could be silverfish or mice nibbling at an exposed edge (both love gum), or merely a careless separation from the adjacent stamp.
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Posted 10/25/2012   8:43 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add smauggie to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Those embossed postcards were murder on cancels.
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Posted 10/25/2012   9:08 pm  Show Profile Check Battlestamps's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Battlestamps to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
It looks like silverfish damage to me as well.
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Posted 10/26/2012   2:53 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add UFOAirMail to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
wow silverfish huh! learn something new on here everytime I post! Thanks guys!
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