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Bill Lehr

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

Fabrizio Delmastro

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

Prashant H. Pandya

India
Available
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.

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)

BK

India
Available
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

Michele Chapman

Cyprus
Available
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.

Maxime Herold

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

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.

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.

Charles Bromser

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

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.

Recent Answers

2016-05-17 question about price:

Hi Sanja,    Without being able to specifically see the stamps (can you send a scan or photo of them), it's impossible to tell.  I also don't know if these are used or unused stamps, and their condition

2016-05-14 Indonesian stamps:

Dear Anna,  Thanks for your question. As you correctly inferred that I am not good at Indonesia philately but just went thru' the Internet about the stamps you got. Don't know if you are aware of eBay

2016-05-08 Pre stamped envelopes:

Hi George,     Well, probably not what you had hoped.  These are not considered "old" in the world of stamps, and literally 100's of millions were printed.  While catalogs may place their "value" around

2016-05-08 stamp:

Hi Toma,  Toma, as for the top photo, I'm afraid it is to small to tell the width (you should also use a 1c as a guide. But again, the chances of them being the rare stamps are extremely, extremely, small

2016-05-03 stamp:

Hi Toma,  Thanks for the question.    Toma, although this can be a one of a few varieties of this stamp, all of the realistic possibilities are considered very common. Unfortunately they all have catalog

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