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Posted 06/17/2017   12:20 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add floortrader to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message
Just spend my yearly budget for stamps . Wife is going to be P.O. ,because we agreed to reduce my stamp inventory .
O'well- happy their will be a big improvement in my German Colonies collections . After I got the auction catalog from Daniel Kelleher Auctions with their offerings of a vast amount of German areas and Colonies I knew I would read those descriptions of each lot 5 or 10 times before I decided which ones I would bid on .
Today did on line bidding and won a few things and their new internet access lines are even faster than in the past .
Monday morning will be selling off a few stocks after the stock market opens ,I guess that's a great reason to liquidate a investment .
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Posted 06/17/2017   1:55 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Blaamand to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

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Wife is going to be P.O. ,because we agreed to reduce my stamp inventory

I don't understand what 'P.O.' really means, but I guess my wife is having the same kind of reactions quite frequently as well...

Congrats with you German colonies
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Posted 06/17/2017   1:59 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add dkabq8 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
P.O. = pi**ed off. Also written as "PO'ed".
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Posted 06/17/2017   1:59 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add dkabq8 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
@ Floortrader

Why are you reducing your stamp inventory?
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Posted 06/17/2017   2:08 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add PostmasterGS to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
floortrader,

If you're working on your German Colonies, feel free to let me know what holes you need to fill. I have quite a few extras.
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Posted 06/17/2017   2:30 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add floortrader to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks PostmasterGS ,it will take some time to inventory what I purchased and match it up to what I already have ,my first step will be to get a Michels German Colonies catalog .

DKABQ8 ---Wife says I got too much stamps , it will take the rest of my life to work on them. Next project is FIUME .

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Posted 06/17/2017   2:31 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add PostmasterGS to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

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my first step will be to get a Michels German Colonies catalog


Shoot me your e-mail address. I'm at postmaster @ the name of my website.
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Posted 06/17/2017   6:27 pm  Show Profile Check revenuecollector's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add revenuecollector to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
There were some flat out gorgeous accumulations in this Kelleher auction, especially in the German area. I briefly thought about bidding on some, but then slapped myself, as I'm already spread too thin, both financially and with respect to collecting focus.
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Posted 06/17/2017   8:40 pm  Show Profile Check rlsny's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add rlsny to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I was hoping to pick up some new inventory at this sale, but the bidding for US was heavy and everything moved way out of my price range. Kelleher's new offices are really nice and modern and much larger than their old place. I think they did quite well at this auction too.
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Posted 06/18/2017   1:01 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add floortrader to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
How to recover ,after spending all day on the computer bidding at the stamp auction yesterday .Now I am broke and only afford a Yuengling Beer and nancho chips for lunch .

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Posted 06/18/2017   2:15 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add DJCMHOH to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
floortrader now all you need is a good book on the philatelic history of the German colonies to read poolside and the day will be a perfect combo of chilling out and philatelic fun
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Posted 06/18/2017   8:11 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Climber Steve to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I saw those German colonies. Impressive. But, I went for; and got; the postally used Poland collection, since Poland is one of my several specialty areas.
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Posted 06/19/2017   9:41 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add patrasf to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Good, same boat, my chinese wife said, if I still buying stamps every day, she will put me on RICE DIET for few months.
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Posted 06/20/2017   12:14 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add jkelley01938 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
This isn't a hobby. As we all know, it is a sickness.

Jack Kelley
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Posted 06/20/2017   1:37 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add ClassicalStamps to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The title of this thread made my day! :-D

Hillarious!
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Posted 06/30/2017   7:34 pm  Show Profile Check TangStamps's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add TangStamps to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Jack,

This is so true....


This isn't a hobby. As we all know, it is a sickness.

Jack Kelley
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