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by Admin
Nov 14, 2014 20:24:24 GMT
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4 8 List of useful links for stamp collecting
by Admin
Nov 23, 2014 20:39:50 GMT

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71 766 TSF Members Live Auction Feburary 8 sunday
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111 1,389 From the Great State of Michigan
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Dec 4, 2014 0:07:00 GMT

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NORTH AMERICA

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137 1,575 Funky Frog's Collection one page at a time
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Dec 21, 2014 23:26:20 GMT
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230 1,960 A USPS Stamp Idea
by Andy Pastuszak
Dec 22, 2014 6:21:08 GMT
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3 19 Mexico : Stamps.
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Oct 25, 2014 14:05:21 GMT

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275 2,109 Great Britain : Modern.
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Dec 20, 2014 2:44:27 GMT

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61 417 Cambodia : Stamps.
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Dec 18, 2014 20:37:57 GMT

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71 329 Comoro Islands.
by rod222
Dec 20, 2014 11:39:07 GMT

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49 414 Australian Stamps.
by rod222
Dec 18, 2014 20:57:56 GMT
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23 147 Cook Islands : Stamps
by rod222
Dec 21, 2014 22:34:21 GMT

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7 71 Belize : Stamps.
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Nov 29, 2014 6:12:32 GMT
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30 125 Trinidad : Stamps
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Dec 1, 2014 8:21:36 GMT
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29 311 Venezuela Stamps.
by rod222
Dec 16, 2014 3:18:43 GMT

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27 365 Cyprus
by rod222
Dec 12, 2014 13:10:16 GMT

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136 1,965 Philatelic Exhibitions-------Great Britain..
by rod222
Dec 21, 2014 23:55:39 GMT
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Ephemera

9 70 US mailbox stamp dispenser
by jamesw
Aug 22, 2014 2:30:40 GMT
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16 74 Local Post : Eynhallow : Scotland.
by rod222
Sept 25, 2014 13:10:35 GMT

AMERICAN PHILATELIC SOCIETY (APS) CHAPTER INFORMATION

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24 167 The Stamps Teach Plus Program Needs Stamps!
by tomiseksj
Dec 10, 2014 1:24:17 GMT

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6 27 JamesW eBay Store
by I.L.S.
Oct 31, 2014 17:53:29 GMT

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2 4 Kitchen sink Auction!
by rod222
Dec 21, 2014 23:04:31 GMT
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3 16 Philatelia's buy and sell wants and offers.
by philatelia
Dec 10, 2014 21:38:41 GMT
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30 103 New to Canadian Stamps
by TinMan
Dec 12, 2014 11:26:08 GMT
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27 143 Stamps received : General
by stampgeezer
Dec 4, 2014 22:05:08 GMT
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180 1,342 Rod's 3 day Auction (#3)
by tomiseksj
Dec 17, 2014 17:03:22 GMT

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46 444 Big Blue 1840-1940 Stamp blog
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Dec 17, 2014 3:56:14 GMT
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36 418 Software : Stamp Colour Picker
by Jerry B
Dec 13, 2014 4:29:30 GMT

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Admin: It even had a gift for the kids ( those kids are a Big dog and heard of cats) Dec 20, 2014 1:47:23 GMT
Admin: 4 days of ISO 14001 Environment Audit talk about fun >:D, This weekend I look forward to playing with my stamps, great relaxation. Dec 20, 2014 1:49:03 GMT
rod222: Jack! nice see you back.................Methinks you start a Thematic..."Safety on Stamps" haha Dec 20, 2014 2:53:44 GMT
I.L.S.: Happy holidays friends! I don't usually watch the chat box but I thought I would stop in and say Hi-ya! :) Dec 20, 2014 11:38:38 GMT
Admin: Rod NO and NO :), But it would make for a interesting study, company I involved with makes power transformers, big ones uses at power plant, that also could make a interesting topic. Dec 20, 2014 18:42:10 GMT
Admin: The company has a interesting history been around since 1878 the founder was a interesting man here is a wiki link that will explain all http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R._E._B._Crompton Dec 20, 2014 18:44:57 GMT
firstfrog2013: I'd like to share good news I have finally convinced Mom to move in with us!! it may wait til spring or whenever she decides but she's for it.At 95 I welcome the chance to be with her more.She has lived in her house for last 55 years. Dec 21, 2014 1:11:49 GMT
canadianphilatelist: Hope the move goes well Frog Dec 21, 2014 2:40:34 GMT
rod222: You are a good man, Mr. Frog. Dec 21, 2014 4:25:10 GMT
firstfrog2013: I'll have her posting on the forum.Already planning her stamp work space. Dec 21, 2014 5:07:23 GMT
stampgeezer: Frog, your Mom collects, at 95? Wow! Dec 21, 2014 5:48:54 GMT
firstfrog2013: My oldest sister was helping her catalog every day but suddenly just stopped.Mom will be thrilled to get back to her stamps.I'm trying to convince her to bring them all but think she's of the mind to settle back to her U.S. Sis will get her WW probably. Dec 21, 2014 15:09:45 GMT
Admin: User name Momfrog will be reserved for her, Dec 21, 2014 16:08:58 GMT
irishjack: I can see Rod and Frogs mom having some very interesting post exchanges about worldwide :) Dec 21, 2014 16:52:16 GMT
jamesw: Maybe firstfrog2013 should change his handle to 'tadpole'. Dec 21, 2014 18:43:59 GMT
Admin: :) Dec 21, 2014 19:31:43 GMT
rod222: hahahahahahaha James! Dec 21, 2014 22:37:31 GMT
tomiseksj: Down to my last 16 Turkey stamps to identify -- all are 1865-1876 surcharges -- perhaps I'll wait until tomorrow... Dec 21, 2014 22:48:37 GMT
firstfrog2013: Actually my son's name is Tad it's on his birth certificate Dec 21, 2014 23:27:54 GMT
firstfrog2013: He's also six foot two, 240 pounds Dec 21, 2014 23:44:10 GMT