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Mark Leon

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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.

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.

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.

Bill Lehr

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

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)

William R. Weiss, Jr.

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

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.

Charles Bromser

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

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.

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

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.

Maxime Herold

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

Recent Answers

2014-08-18 us#595:

Hi Offer,  Thanks for the question.  I appreciate the pictures, but I'm afraid it would be impossible to tell if it is the #595 from them, as it requires measuring the perfs and the design size.  The #595

2014-08-16 us #726:

Offer.    That is clearly an offset, not "printed on both sides" since the design is backwards it is easy to tell. And it is rather light - the darker the offset, the more desirable. You do not need to

2014-08-16 us #726:

Without a picture, there is no way for me to see if it really is printed on both sides (an error) or merely an offset or set-off print, which would show the design in REVERSE of the design on the front

2014-08-15 Common scenario:

Hi Leslie,  The Hardings are either 612 or 613 depending on the perforation. 612 is perf 10 but 613 is perf 11. If you find it is perf 11 then you should get it expertised. You could try a trial program

2014-08-15 italy #23:

Dear Ofer,   Your stamp is part of the issue of 1868 Papal States ( not Italy at the time ).The print on the back is nothing more than part of the album when it was attacked.   On the Italian market, in

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