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Any Experiences With Swanstamps.com?

 
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Posted 11/15/2021   09:51 am  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add Palmiche to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
As said, any experience with swanstamps as a source of kiloware, and how it compares to nordfrim?

Also, any other source of kiloware I should know?

Thanks!

Charly
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Posted 11/15/2021   6:48 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add hy-brasil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
My experience with Swan comes from a long time ago, so your results may vary. It's good to see them still chugging along and an indication they are likely still an excellent source for kiloware.

These were nice clean lots, close clipped, low damage as you would want. The attraction for me was always the 1 oz. and slightly larger groups which fit the budget, with the first making good samplers to see what you could get (variety, including higher values, time frame). Nordfrim always started at 100 g (3.5 oz.) minimum; I liked Nordfrim equally well.

With both companies, there is no longer the larger range of countries available no sources, probably. Papua New Guinea was a favorite of mine, no longer available from either. I also liked what were touted as worldwide bank mixes, better values coming from overseas into businesses supposedly like banks, also seldom found today.

I'm not buying kiloware these days nor seeing Linn's to tell you of any other kiloware sources nowadays.
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Posted 11/16/2021   05:11 am  Show Profile Check johnsim03's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add johnsim03 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply


My experience with Swan, which is very recent, is favorable as well.

I would recommend them as well. They always use decent stamps on their mailings, which is an added bonus for me...

John
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Posted 12/09/2021   8:11 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add ibccshop to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I still use eBay as well as Weeda Stamps. Weeda Stamps is in B.C. Canada though, so not sure if buying from Canada is an option for you as there may be duty/import charges you incur depending on quantity purchased.
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