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.
I've been selling stamps on the internet since early 1996. I maintain a stamp web page that concentrates on mint US stamps issued generally between 1890 and 2009. I'm an active seller on ebay.com since 1996, under the user id "mleon". You can find my web page at http://www.forwardedge.com/usmints.html
I have a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from the University of Nevada at Las Vegas, 1984.
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James, The 1970's saw a stamp collecting boon, because people were looking for any investment that would protect their wealth from high inflation (and as it turned out, stamps were not the solution
Cheryl, The Gold Star Mothers issue is from 1948, and the Marine Corps issue is from 1966. The stamps have a catalog (retail) value of 25 cents apiece, but in the wholesale market they change hands
James, Mint stamps with full, original gum are generally more valuable than the same stamp in postally used (cancelled) condition. That said, stamps issued post-World War II to the 2000's have not
Brian, I've never heard of the 30 cent Franklin issue perforated 11-1/2. I recommend showing the stamp around at the next stamp club meeting in your area. See if others concur with your measurement
Steve, The $5 and 50c dated 1953 red documentary revenue stamps you describe are designated Scott numbers R642 and R630 respectively. In used condition (but otherwise fault-free and eye-appealing)
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