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Posted 11/07/2018   3:14 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add AhmCvv to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Hi
Please how much is the value of this postal stamp




Thank you

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Posted 11/07/2018   5:26 pm  Show Profile Check 51studebaker's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add 51studebaker to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Welcome.
You can learn more about your stamp here http://www.stampsmarter.com/1847usa...ntifier.html
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Posted 11/07/2018   6:28 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Ringo to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
It tells you on the stamp how much it's worth :)
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Posted 11/08/2018   01:47 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add stamperix to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
well, at least there is something going on about the perforation, and I think this is the reason AhmCvv asks about this stamp here - should have chosen another title and text.

the perforation at the bottom is different from the top, maybe perf 10, you should use a perforation gauge. still, it looks a bit strange, so a better scan would be needed, especially without image processing to see the borders better.

so I would do further investigation about this stamp.

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Posted 11/08/2018   03:17 am  Show Profile Check 51studebaker's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add 51studebaker to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
AhmCvv,
Do you own the stamp in your post? I ask because the image you used came from Siegel's census. https://siegelauctions.com/display_....php?id=2026 .

So I assume that you are aware of the value of a 554d (since the image is from Siegel's site) and am curious as to why you would ask for feedback in this community.
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Posted 11/08/2018   11:43 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add craigk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Well played. Kind of like that foreign seller on eBay who was cut and pasting rare items into his sales
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Posted 11/08/2018   3:47 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add txstamp to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I have not been a big user of google image-search, but I'm sure starting to see the value of it. Good call.
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Posted 11/08/2018   8:59 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add No1philatelist to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Interesting. So it appears someone may be on a fishing expedition? Out of curiosity regarding that census report, do they list catalogue or selling values for the items listed. I do not have a copy and am unaware myself.

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Posted 11/08/2018   9:20 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Classic Coins to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Nice detective work, Don.
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Posted 11/09/2018   12:16 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add craigk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

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regarding that census report, do they list catalogue or selling values for the items listed.


Siegel does not list selling prices or cat value alongside. It's essentially a listing of all known copies of very rare stamps.
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Posted 11/09/2018   04:29 am  Show Profile Check 51studebaker's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add 51studebaker to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
This thread was flagged by another member as suspect. We want to give folks the benefit of doubt and try to not assume anyone's motives. Hopefully the OP will come back and let us know the purpose of his original question, 'how much is the value of this postal stamp'. Perhaps he is considering buying this stamp, perhaps he owns it, perhaps he was up to something 'less than good'.

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Posted 11/29/2018   5:54 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add DrGG to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
How does Google Image search work for this issue?
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Posted 11/29/2018   7:42 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add jkelley01938 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
It looks to me like a bad reperf job on those bottom perfs.

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Posted 11/29/2018   7:58 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add codehappy to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

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How does Google Image search work for this issue?


For some time, Google Image Search has been able to identify images that are cropped or resized from other (crawled) source images. If this is actually the picture from Siegel's census page unaltered, that's even easier for search engines to match.
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Posted 11/29/2018   9:25 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add xbolts to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I Checked on Pinterest and this is what was said about this stamp, and there are many copy's of this stamp on the Internet.

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Posted 11/29/2018   9:32 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rogdcam to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Ok. WHAT?
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