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FAQ often asked about the forum.
Here you will find questions and answers, plus many helpful hints on navigating the forum.

13 13 How to Enable or Disable the "Participated" Button
by Admin
Nov 14, 2014 20:24:24 GMT
No New Posts HOW TO GUIDE ON COLLECTING STAMPS

Here you will find many handy threads about stamp collecting

7 29 Need some help with mount storage
by firstfrog2013
Feb 26, 2015 4:47:00 GMT

FORUM BUSINESS, ANNOUNCEMENTS & INTRODUCTIONS.

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83 905 How about a live auction in July
by Admin
May 21, 2015 3:27:57 GMT
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121 1,488 New member
by rod222
May 19, 2015 5:42:22 GMT

GENERAL STAMP COLLECTING FORUM

NORTH AMERICA

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Canada & Canadian Provinces

Sub-boards: Classic, Modern, Canadian Provinces, Covers & Postal Stationery, Back-of-Book

164 1,990 Canada Stampless cover - Queenston 1834
by jamesw
May 22, 2015 1:29:29 GMT
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United States

Sub-boards: Classics, Modern, Covers & Postal Stationery, Back-of-Book

250 2,306 Vintage New York Postcards
by zipper
May 21, 2015 22:58:27 GMT
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Mexico

Sub-board: Mexico

4 24 Mexico : "Officially sealed" letter seals
by cjd
Mar 27, 2015 21:04:50 GMT

EUROPE

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Sub-boards: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Central Lithuania, Croatia, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Estonia, Europa Stamps, Europe (Other), France, Finland, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, Vatican City

315 2,593 Königsberg / Möwe Provisionals
by rod222
May 21, 2015 22:02:52 GMT

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Sub-boards: Afghanistan, Asia (Other), Bhutan, Burma, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Manchukuo, Mongolia, Philippines, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam

68 476 Thailand : Stamps.
by rod222
Apr 7, 2015 10:38:28 GMT

AFRICA

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Sub-boards: Africa (Other), Algeria, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape of Good Hope , Chad, Comoros, Congo, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Fernando Poo , Ghana, Gold Coast , Guinea, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Nigeria, Rwanda, Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

88 490 Tunisia : Stamps.
by rod222
May 2, 2015 2:19:30 GMT

AUSTRALIA AND OCEANIA

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Sub-boards: Australia pre decimal , Australia decimal , Australian states and territories , Back-of-Book, Covers, Postal Stationery

51 548 Australian Stamps.
by rod222
May 22, 2015 3:17:59 GMT
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Sub-boards: French Polynesia, Micronesia (Federated States of), Nauru, New Zealand, Niue, Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, Wallis & Futuna

26 181 New Zealand : Stamps.
by rod222
May 21, 2015 22:36:45 GMT

LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN

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Sub-boards: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama

10 77 Nicaragua : Stamps.
by rod222
Apr 21, 2015 10:59:45 GMT
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Sub-boards: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Caribbean General , Cuba, Grenada, Haiti , Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago

32 158 Grenada : Stamps.
by rod222
Apr 21, 2015 22:59:07 GMT
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Sub-boards: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela

42 434 Colombia - Unificado Airmails
by Jerry B
May 21, 2015 15:29:41 GMT

COMMONWEALTH

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Sub-boards: British Asia, British West Indies, British Africa, British Commonwealth (other)

27 388 Gibraltar
by cjd
Mar 29, 2015 15:01:29 GMT

MIDDLE EAST

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Sub-boards: Aden Protectorate, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, South Arabian Federation, Syria, Trucial States, United Arab Emirates

33 293 Persia/Iran
by jamesw
May 16, 2015 3:49:08 GMT

CINDERELLAS, LOCAL POSTS AND EPHEMERA

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Cinderellas, Labels, Seals -- here is the place for you.
Please post photos of all those hidden gems.

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151 2,493 Germany: Cinderellas
by rod222
May 22, 2015 3:36:49 GMT
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Ephemera

11 74 Dollars you toss away - 1937
by KirkS
Mar 31, 2015 14:25:05 GMT
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Moderator: Londonbus1

20 102 Local Post : Davaar Island.
by rod222
Apr 21, 2015 23:31:02 GMT

AMERICAN PHILATELIC SOCIETY (APS) CHAPTER INFORMATION

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Provides a brief overview of APS Chapter benefits, organization, individual member responsibilities, and the philatelic code of ethics. Board is "information only" and not intended for member posts.

Sub-boards: APS CHAPTER NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS, CHAPTER DISCUSSION

23 160 APS Chapter Web Site Awards Program
by Admin
May 20, 2015 14:58:27 GMT

SUPPORTING VENDORS

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This section is for Supporting Vendors of The Stamp Forum.
Each Vendor will have their own sub form with all their Ebay/BidStart store links. This section will rotate on a weekly rotation. Please help TSF by supporting our vendors.

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

MEMBERS BUY SELL AND TRADE " You must be a member for 14 days and have made 50 posts to use TSF Sales section

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These lots will close during the live auction on March 15th 4pm NY. Eligible members may submit bids by posting to the appropriate thread, submitting proxy bids by message to , or by entries made in the Shoutbox during the live portion of the auction

30 82 March 15th live auction results
by Ryan
Mar 16, 2015 3:31:11 GMT
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This board contains lots that will not be closing in one of the Forum's Live Auctions. Members who have 50 posts and have been a member for 2 weeks (14 days) are welcome to take part in auctions free of charge. Forum members belonging to APS or BNAPS may participate regardless of their longevity or post count.

7 26 AUCTION - Israel
by jamesw
May 22, 2015 1:05:54 GMT
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Members that have 50 posts and have been a member for 2 weeks (14 days) are welcome to take part in TSF sales free of charge.

11 64 Stanley Gibbons 2011 Ireland Catalog
by Andy Pastuszak
May 8, 2015 21:22:47 GMT
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Member trades, want lists, and offsite (e.g., ebay) auction announcements

Sub-boards: Trading Post, Members Want Lists, Members eBay/Bidstart auctions

38 137 Irishjack ebay listings
by rod222
May 2, 2015 20:50:39 GMT
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32 157 A Moose, a Dove of Peace and a 'Stamp Forum' stamp !!
by Londonbus1
Apr 22, 2015 5:26:09 GMT
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231 1,658 AUCTION - Small Queens booklet - ENDED
by djd
May 18, 2015 15:26:46 GMT

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djd: I am still in Suffield Alberta and doing some business with "Bidstart" and "Stamporama" May 16, 2015 21:31:07 GMT
Admin: It's your call djd I pretty much allow what ever the member feel like doing May 16, 2015 23:25:32 GMT
Jerry B: Ryan said: I'd like lines painted on my roads and traffic lights. Big deal,in NYC there are lines and lights but nobody pays attention. NY'ers can make a 3 lane street into 4 and no accidents! May 17, 2015 3:53:47 GMT
Ryan: I'm guessing this fellow wouldn't qualify for the Italian motorcycle team ... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CjgT8Af1kGc May 17, 2015 10:02:59 GMT
jimjung: Hello from Toronto, Canada. I do collect Canada stamps and know them well. I hope I can show you some very nice ones and maybe answer some questions on Canadian stamps. May 17, 2015 12:44:55 GMT
rod222: wouldn't qualify for the Italian motorcycle team .......Goodness me, it just wasn't his day.... May 17, 2015 19:30:53 GMT
firstfrog2013: I once made a furniture delivery in NYC and used a pedestrian walkway for a short cut.I just followed a taxi :D May 18, 2015 1:16:08 GMT
Jerry B: firstfrog2013: The fastest way to get around Manhattan with a car is to follow a taxi cab. May 18, 2015 7:16:04 GMT
Admin: Frog I plan on 2016 show May 19, 2015 2:41:00 GMT
Admin: Next year. May 19, 2015 2:41:14 GMT
Londonbus1: I am planning on that show too May 19, 2015 5:22:22 GMT
Londonbus1: If my back and my heart will allow it !! May 19, 2015 5:22:54 GMT
firstfrog2013: Finally RAIN.Not good for work(mud) but good for stamps.I may even give my body a rest been going everyday for over a month.Even the Kabota 4240 needs a rest now and then and it's younger than me. May 19, 2015 10:42:46 GMT
Admin: WE just has minus 3 weather and snow yesterday, dam cold. Nice today, spring in Manitoba is a strange time for weather, you can have all four seasons in one day, or sometimes one hour. May 19, 2015 16:42:36 GMT
firstfrog2013: Finished this weeks job.Tomorrow we need to wrench a bit on do some other upkeep.Mechanics is relaxing compared to the other daily grind,they both result in dirty clothes and hands.i'm looking forward to the holiday weekend before re-starting that big job. May 21, 2015 17:24:57 GMT
Admin: Spent the day building a pizza oven. I converting a old Webber kettle into a wood fire pizza oven. May 22, 2015 0:34:15 GMT
Admin: I just cast the dome top, used the webber lid as a mould, 2 inches of concrete with rebar, and then 1 inch of refractory cement. May 22, 2015 0:35:32 GMT
Admin: Tomorrow I will cast the walls, I enjoy a good hands on project. Best thing this is on wheels and will be portable, might need Frogs D9 to move it, already into 60 pounds of concrete. May 22, 2015 0:37:47 GMT
firstfrog2013: One of my favorite toys.Does a days work May 22, 2015 2:20:49 GMT
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