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Mike Stern

U.S.
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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)

Bill Lehr

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

Peter Lang

Germany
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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.

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.

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.

William R. Weiss, Jr.

U.S.
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United States - Virtually any kind of stamp, cover, essay, proof, cancel, covers, etc.

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

Scott Payton

U.S.
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My focus is US only, but 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.

Maxime Herold

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

Charles Bromser

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

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).

Avinash

India
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I have been involved in philately for most of my 20 years. I specialize in India's Issues and Postmarks and I have numerous reference sources to research if I do not know the answer. I am organized and promise swift courteous answers. I also have my own philatelic blog which updates you regarding India's postal issues and useful information: http://www.philatelyadda.blogspot.in/

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.

Terry Tipton

U.S.
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I have been involved in philately for most of my 56 years. I specialize in United States Issues and Postmarks. I have numerous reference sources to research if I do not know the answer. I am organized and promise swift courteous answers. I am a member of the American Philatelic Society. I also have my own philatelic mail order business.

Recent Answers

2014-07-22 stamp collection:

Hi Patti,    Thanks for your question.    First, my condolences on the loss of your father-in-law.  I lost my dad in 2002 and still miss him every day.    Okay--onto the stamps.   First, take a deep breath

2014-07-22 Value of stamps:

Hi Roxanne,     Let's take the Gutenberg issue first.  It is a Scott #1014.  As a first day cover, it has a value of $1.50.    The Franklin is a little trickier.  It is most likely a #552, and on postcard

2014-07-15 Dept of State stamps:

Bull,    Sure.  The actual high denomination Department of State officials (as opposed to proofs) were not issued imperforate.  The lack of perforations was the immediate giveaway that they were proofs

2014-07-15 us. first day covers:

Hello Susan,    Thanks for your question.    Let's start with the Postal Commemorative Society" topic first.  There was at one time, many companies that would sell covers (envelopes) and books in an attempt

2014-07-10 Dept of State stamps:

Bull,    Those are card proofs of the high value denominations from the 1873 Official issues.  They are, in left to right order, Scott numbers O69P4, O70P4 and O71P4.  Fault-free, eye-appealing examples

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