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Posted 10/01/2017   2:24 pm  Show Profile Check ddaann's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add ddaann to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

This came back to me a few days ago.
Someone crossed out United Kingdom in crayon and rewrote it off to the right, then two different yellow "unable to forward" and "return to sender" labels are applied! The addressee is correct and I have resent the letter in a new envelope. To add injury to insult,
the nice booklet pane is pen-canceled.
This doesn't happen often, but when it does.... ARGH.
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Posted 10/01/2017   4:34 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add stampmaster to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Hi, was the label added in the U.S.A., or United Kingdom?

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Posted 10/01/2017   4:41 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add bookbndrbob to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Very disappointing. I think you should have added an airmail sticker, or perhaps have written "Air Mail" on this envelope.

I always write the amount of postage by the stamps, also. You have to assume that the people handling your mail know nothing about geography. And calculating simple figures in their heads? Forget about it!
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Posted 10/01/2017   4:42 pm  Show Profile Check ddaann's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add ddaann to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Good question, Stampmaster.
I assume those yellow labels are specific to the USA, but maybe someone else will know for certain if they are also used in the UK.
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Posted 10/01/2017   4:59 pm  Show Profile Check ddaann's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add ddaann to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Bob, Well, when I use A, B, C, etc stamps on packages, I do show the math for them.
However, I've used four 29c stamps on international letters a couple hundred times and this was a first.

I'm quite puzzled about what happened, why a crayon on the country name, then why the country name re-written in pen, then why the stamps were mutilated with a pen, et cetera. Looks like a comedy of errors involving at least two postal workers.
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Posted 10/06/2017   1:54 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Renden to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
A nice envelope from Norway full of Austria Stamps - Thanks Blaamand !
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Posted 10/07/2017   10:55 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Blaamand to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Your welcome René
A shame to see how the cancel-monkey has violated those plate blocks...
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Posted 10/07/2017   1:06 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add angore to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I did not get the package I was expecting yesterday but it did not have tracking...drats.
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Posted 10/07/2017   3:00 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Renden to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

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Your welcome René
A shame to see how the cancel-monkey has violated those plate blocks...


When I send stamps to a friend, I control the cancelling at the P.O.since I use my own stamps
Enveloppe appreciated as well, Jon
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Posted 10/07/2017   5:30 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Partime to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I just received a heavy package from an Australian dealer. I think there is bout AUS$100 on this well-protected piece.
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Posted 10/07/2017   6:38 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nlrsc61 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Arrived from Canada with some acquisitions

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Posted 10/10/2017   6:03 pm  Show Profile Check stallzer's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add stallzer to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Australian 10/- and 1£ Arms, MNH




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Posted 10/10/2017   6:14 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Lawrence Vassallo to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Excellent examples of these stamps Stallzer, fresh, crisp and great centering, well done!
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Posted 10/12/2017   11:46 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add angore to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
My 2018 Scott US Specialized came in yesterday.

I checked the preface for changes and all but one catalogue number assignment was some error (tagging missing, etc). I have not had a chance to spot check prices.
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