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When The Modern Shift Hits The Fan

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Posted 11/29/2020   3:33 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rismoney to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
eyeonwall that wildlife conservation is fantastic!
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Posted 12/29/2020   5:58 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rismoney to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I don't have the block for this, but really like:

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Posted 02/06/2021   10:52 am  Show Profile Check eyeonwall's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add eyeonwall to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Just got this one. Your drunk Uncle Sam, or at least the inspector was. Colors shifted, miscut and die cuts shifted. It was recently in Linn's.


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Posted 02/06/2021   4:25 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add bookbndrbob to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Miss Liberty has her "ups and downs."

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Posted 02/07/2021   4:13 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rismoney to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Bookbndrbob - that is a perforation shift.
It's a different type of shift error (vs color misregistrations), and is typically a more common occurrence. Cool though.

Eyeonwall - awesome! I think that one is going to be sought after over time.
I missed the article in Linn's...


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Or a slightly different perspective of ink registration ... tagging shift errors on block-tagged stamps:

Christmas 1968, Scott 1363. Tagging shifted upward by about 1/4 inch. Same item in normal light and short-wave UV.



Tagging shifted half a stamp to the left. The left column shows a perfectly "split tagging", while the right column shows only half tagging. Portion of a used 2x5 plate strip in normal light and short-wave UV.



Christmas 1969, Scott 1384. Top row with normal and quadruple-split tagging. Bottom row with horizontal or vertical shifts to produce split tagging. Again, normal and UV light.

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Posted 02/22/2021   09:40 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add BobbyT to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
It's a good question what happened to quality control? The same issue applies to the service we receive from mail delivery. Just got a Christmas card yesterday that was mailed December 11 from California. Lately I see items delivered to the wrong state, not even close. It reminds me of when I moved to Bosnia (Sarajevo) and some of my things were "Shanghaied to Shanghai" - literally someone sent those things an extra how many ever miles before they finally arrived weeks later.
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Posted 02/22/2021   12:41 pm  Show Profile Check 3193zd's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add 3193zd to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I sell cremation urns and I had one that got shipped all the way to Australia and then redirected to the proper address in Hawaii! 4 weeks later. no explanation from USPS. This is quite common. I have one right now going to Canada from Chicago and it is sitting in the Miami postal facility for 3 weeks. Why did this go south to Florida to ship north??
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Posted 02/22/2021   1:10 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Linus to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
It went to Florida because of a hardware problem on the package sorter. The maintenance of all the mail equipment has been lacking due to people out with Covid quarantines.
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Posted 08/08/2021   10:01 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rismoney to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Recent add, different shift from eyeonwall
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Posted 08/17/2021   8:35 pm  Show Profile Check eyeonwall's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add eyeonwall to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Picked this one up at the APS show in Chicago. Engraved black shifted up courtesy of a pre-print paper fold. Unfortunately whoever opened up the fold created a tear along the fold below the 8c of the lower right stamp, but it is still quite unusual.


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Posted 08/17/2021   8:46 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add John Becker to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
re: Tea Party block
The perforations are correct, so the unfolding happened during production - between and printing and the perforating stages, rather than post-sale damage by a collector.
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Posted 08/17/2021   9:41 pm  Show Profile Check eyeonwall's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add eyeonwall to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
JB - you are of course correct, and as such the damage is less troubling.
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Posted 08/21/2021   9:23 pm  Show Profile Check eyeonwall's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add eyeonwall to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
This one isn't quite so modern (it came from a block I bought earlier this year)



The eagle has landed.
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Posted 12/21/2021   1:12 pm  Show Profile Check jomic-3139's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add jomic-3139 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
These are all fantastic, I just wish that I could find one!
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