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Posted 08/14/2021   05:18 am  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add Pshann to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Hi all
Can anyone tell me if these stamps are important!
Thanks
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Posted 08/14/2021   10:06 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add stallzer to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Depends on what you mean by important. Valuable? No, most are common. You will need to positively identify some to be certain.
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Posted 08/14/2021   11:05 am  Show Profile Check 51studebaker's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add 51studebaker to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
You can learn much more about your stamps here https://stampsmarter.org/1847usa/1847Home.html
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Posted 08/14/2021   4:43 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Pshann to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thank you for the advice
Much appreciated
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Posted 08/18/2021   07:55 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add APS-ISWSC Member to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
They're all well-known to a US stamp collector, but certainly colectible ... I collected for several years before having most of them and without checking may not have all of them now as they are very old ...
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Posted 08/20/2021   09:15 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Pshann to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thank you
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Posted 08/20/2021   09:20 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Pshann to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I have found some more and would be interested in feedback

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Posted 08/20/2021   09:23 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Pshann to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

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Posted 08/20/2021   09:25 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Pshann to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

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Posted 08/20/2021   12:25 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add BrownstownSoul to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
At a glance, none of these stamps have obvious high value. As APS-ISWSC Member said, they are certainly collectible and interesting, though.

I do note that many of the stamps in this page...



... have postmarks from particular places. Perhaps that would add a slight amount of value for some collectors, but I'll defer to other who know more about that. (As a collector, my focus is not on postmarks. I prefer mint never hinged stamps to the extent I can afford them.)
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Posted 08/20/2021   12:36 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Just_fella to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Those are pre-cancels,
Lots of good information

http://goscf.com/f/43

https://www.precancels.com/

Nice collection!
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Posted 08/20/2021   1:40 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add blcjr to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
You've posted too much material at once to permit anything more than very general observations. Two of the pages you posted are filled with "precancels." This is a specialized area of collection. Only a specialist could tell you whether any of them are of particular interest or not, but it looks like common material to me. Two of the pages have stamps I am familiar with, and they are quite common as well.

If you were interested in stamps as a hobby, then some of what you have might make a good foundation for developing a collection. But if you are curious about whether you have anything "valuable" or not, the answer appears to be "no."
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Posted 08/20/2021   6:18 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Pshann to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thank you all for your comments.
I'm learning and find all the stamps interesting.
Appreciate the help
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Posted 08/22/2021   6:41 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Cephus to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
As others have said, nothing you've posted is financially valuable but you have a good start to a collection if that's what you want to do. The stamps that you posted were printed in the tens of millions and as such, there are far more out there than there are collectors interested in them. That doesn't make them any less interesting as collectibles.
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Posted 08/30/2021   02:58 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Pshann to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thankyou everyone for your help
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