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Lost In Space - Stamp Planet Earth 2

 
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Posted 04/24/2019   2:59 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add jb100056 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
I get dizzy looking at this. So many types and colors, I need a decent camera for capturing close up, stabilized images; no more holding the phone; I'm just too old for this. Any recommendations on cameras and equipment for this old guy?




I could do a bunch of research, but trust the folks on this site to make decent recommendations, rather than my research and my bad decisions.
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Posted 04/24/2019   3:11 pm  Show Profile Check rlsny's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add rlsny to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Use a scanner. A run of the mill scanner that does 600 dpi is fine for many uses. If you are doing very detailed examination a high end scanner like the Epson Perfection series can get extremely high resolution.
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Posted 04/24/2019   3:20 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Petert4522 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Agree with Risny. Also the title of you post should indicate the subject

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Posted 04/24/2019   3:22 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add jb100056 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
All I do know is one of them is Cuba 222, apparently a 279b carmine; lol. Didn't look carmine to me, but I guess it is a reference point to start with when I compare this way:


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Posted 04/24/2019   3:41 pm  Show Profile Check GeoffHa's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add GeoffHa to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I sympathise. My experiences with colour charts have been very mixed. Don't forget that stamps can change colour over time, especially through fading caused by light.
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Thanks. I will try my printer's internal scanner and go from there.

My bad Subject Line reflects my poor sense of humor, as I actually get lost in stamps sometimes and space out, or if I look too hard for too long, I get physically sick. Anyone else? Is this more appropriate talk for the title?
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Posted 04/24/2019   5:13 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add gettinold to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
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You might find this link useful for that particular issue:

http://stampsmarter.com/learning/al...TascoT1.html

There are educational booklets for many types of stamps that look like this:








Educational material like this, as far as I know, hasn't been produced in many years. The color examples are extremely useful.
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