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Posted 07/14/2017   10:17 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add hoosierboy to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message
The USPS allows three companies to market user created postage stamps. What has been your experience with creating, using, and collecting these stamps? Please post an example with comments on the purpose for its creation.
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Posted 07/17/2017   07:12 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add blcjr to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Well, three days with no replies. I doubt that these are considered collectible as such. I created some for use with the first day of issue of the 2015 Coast Guard stamp. Of no philatelic value by themselves, my rationale was that they might FDC collectors might view them as contributing to the "cachet" of the covers I affixed them to. I've not tried to sell any of them, so I have no idea whether it would add to the interest of these FDC's or not.

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Posted 07/17/2017   09:04 am  Show Profile Check Petert4522's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Petert4522 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

hoosierboy, you could try the 'search' function here. There have been several other posts on personal stamps on this forum, and folks do collect them.

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Posted 07/17/2017   7:55 pm  Show Profile Check DC3's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add DC3 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Besides the other threads here on this subject, you can also see additional images and comments in this group at Facebook: "Create stamps: Personalized stamps/ Personalised stamps".

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Edited by DC3 - 07/17/2017 8:01 pm
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Posted 07/18/2017   11:00 pm  Show Profile Check DC3's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add DC3 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Some Zazzle customized postage designs.
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