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Charles Bromser

Available
I can answer questions about Astrophilately i.e. all space related philately.

BK

India
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Modern Indian philately and some earswhile States. I know, I don't know all but can get satisfactory answers to any field of Indian philately

Prashant H. Pandya

India
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I can answer queries related to Modern Postal History of India, Indian Postal Stationery, Baroda and Rajpipla State Postal History and fiscals. Please no questions about valuation of stamps or any philatelic material.

Michele Chapman

Cyprus
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I specialize only in Cyprus stamps (Republic) and North Cyprus (Turkish Cypriot) stamps and First Day Covers. Please note: I can only answer questions on stamps from the country of Cyprus in the Eastern Mediterranean. All Cyprus stamps will have: ΚΥΠΡΟΣ, KIBRIS or CYPRUS printed on them! I can answer most questions related to stamps and values. I can provide opinions on values as a collector of Cyprus stamps but not as a professional. I have no knowledge of stamps from USA or other countries. For these stamps please direct your questions to another Specialist.

Scott Payton

U.S.
Available
My expertise is in US, but I have a lot of exposure to worldwide, and with wide reference material, I will do what I can to answer questions about global stamps. In US I have extensive experience in all aspects (does include Administrative overprints for Cuba, China, Puerto Rico etc.). Also, Hawaii general issue and Revenue (pre-statehood). Of course still building knowledge but have been collecting since 1980. Air Mail is a favorite area, but not a limitation. Two specialty areas are Large Banknote issues, and Washington/Franklin identification. Strong experience in Carrier & Locals, Private Die (Also known as M&M for "Match & Medicine" but also includes some playing card and perfume stamp issues.) Recently have been building more back-of-book experience, especially around Official, Newspaper, Revenue and tax editions. Some covers, and cancellations, but not my strong suit. Another area I'm recently diving into. What I can't do: Anything non-US, as it's just not an area I focus on.

Fabrizio Delmastro

Italy
Available
I can answer queries related to Postal History of Kingdom of Sardinia until 1850 ( prephilatelic era) and French occupation of Italy (depart. Conquis).

Peter Lang

Germany
Available
I can answer questions about `music on stamps` which covers composers, instruments and singers as well as musical notes, dance, opera and all other music related topics shown on stamps, postmarks and postal stationaries.

Bill Lehr

U.S.
Available
Almost any question relating to US postal stationery

Mark Leon

Available
I am a collector of United States postage stamps, and also a stamp dealer. I`m a member of the American Philatelic Society (APS). My principle area of interest and expertise is in United States Stamps.

Mike Stern

U.S.
Available
My specialty is United States Errors, but I can answer most questions on United States stamps (except covers). I have been collecting U.S. stamps for about 35 years, and U.S. Errors for approximately 25 years. I have been selling both online for about 4 years. I am also a member of the APS (American Philatelic Society)

Maxime Herold

Canada
Available
Specializing in Rare Stamps of Canada and its' Provinces; from classics and proofs to modern errors and varieties.

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Hi Russ,     Tagging is a phosphorescent mark that may cover all or part of a stamp, depending on the stamp, and when they issued them.  It was originally used in conjunction with mail sorters to make

2016-06-04 Misperf stamps:

Hi Debbie,     I'm so glad I asked you for the photo... This is a very interesting oddity.  (This is technically not an "error".  In philatelic terms variation is described as "Errors, Freaks, and Oddities"

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Dear Bhargav Pandya,  Thanks for your query. Please note that I do not have any information about Philatelic Collector Society and authenticity of certificate issued by apogiss.com. It is not possible

2016-06-03 Misperf stamps:

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