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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.

Bill Lehr

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

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.

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).

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Charles Bromser

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

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)

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

2015-05-26 bedding stamp:

Joe,    Its a state revenue stamp.  State revenue collecting is a moderately obscure area of philately, thus the material does not command much in value, despite being somewhat scarce.  In top condition

2015-05-25 Arthur Singer Stamps:

Paige,    Modern Christmas seals are not highly valued.  Most change hands for a few cents apiece.  Christmas and other charity seals are a subset of philately, but there are groups that specialize in

2015-05-25 #581?:

Hi Robbie,     So not sure which 1922 - 1928 1c Franklin you have?     Ok, let's narrow some things down.    I'll run this one down a little faster than last time, since the premise is the same.    First:

2015-05-21 Cottrell Press, pnc's:

Johnathon,    The coil stamp you describe is Scott number 1898A, issued in 1982.  Plate number coils (PNCs) are typically collected in strips of five, with the plate number appearing in the center stamp

2015-05-20 1841 entire London to Genoa:

Hi Winston,  thank you for question;  The postal rate on front is 22 ( decimi di lira or 2 lire e 20 centesimi) and is a payment for French and Sardinian rates according the 1838 convention. For me the

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