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by tomiseksj
Aug 28, 2020 16:36:29 GMT
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by tomiseksj
Feb 13, 2021 12:33:16 GMT
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Feb 25, 2021 17:29:24 GMT

GENERAL INFORMATION

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No New Posts THE BASICS OF STAMP COLLECTING (STAMPS 101) - 1 Viewing

New to stamp collecting? This area is full of great information for both the novice & experienced collector. If you don't find what you're looking for, post your question or send a forum message to bobby1948 or tomiseksj.

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Feb 24, 2021 20:57:10 GMT
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Questions often asked about the forum and how to utilize its various functions. Here you will find questions and answers, plus many helpful hints on navigating the forum.

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by tomiseksj
Dec 30, 2020 22:35:12 GMT
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by napo
Feb 24, 2021 5:38:41 GMT

AMERICAN PHILATELIC SOCIETY (APS) CHAPTER INFORMATION

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Feb 25, 2021 18:28:37 GMT

TOPICAL/THEMATIC STAMP COLLECTING

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Feb 21, 2021 10:30:59 GMT
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Feb 25, 2021 16:50:43 GMT
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Feb 25, 2021 17:11:46 GMT

NORTH AMERICA

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Canada & Canadian Provinces

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by Mr. H
Feb 25, 2021 14:29:34 GMT
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United States

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Feb 22, 2021 2:26:25 GMT
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Mexico

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by Jerry B
Sept 15, 2020 7:45:36 GMT
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by stanley64
Feb 5, 2021 9:00:45 GMT
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Jan 16, 2021 18:17:50 GMT

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by greaden
Feb 24, 2021 21:30:41 GMT

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by michael
Feb 14, 2021 11:23:46 GMT
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by blaamand
Jan 26, 2021 10:10:53 GMT
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by stainlessb
Feb 15, 2021 20:43:17 GMT

CINDERELLAS, LOCAL POSTS AND EPHEMERA

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Cinderellas, Labels, Seals -- here is the place for you.
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by stamphinger
Feb 25, 2021 17:52:48 GMT
No New Posts EPHEMERA

Ephemera

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by daniel
Jan 20, 2021 20:19:18 GMT
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by Mr. H
Jan 8, 2021 15:57:58 GMT

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by cjoprey
Aug 8, 2020 9:59:38 GMT
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by dgdecker
Feb 22, 2021 21:44:50 GMT
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by stanley64
Feb 25, 2021 12:07:01 GMT
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by vikingeck
Feb 24, 2021 17:17:07 GMT
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Sub-boards: Trading Post, Member Want Lists, Members' Offsite Sales (e.g.,eBay/HipStamp/etc.), Ended Member Trades, Wants, Offsite Sales

101 441 Looking for a spare paire of tong/tweezers.
by guilloutran
Feb 18, 2021 8:48:56 GMT
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by renden
Feb 20, 2021 16:24:56 GMT
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by renden
Jan 23, 2021 13:42:01 GMT

LINKS AND RESOURCES

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Sub-boards: Member Blogs and Websites, Members Reviews, Philately Links @ Useful Tools , Stamp Clubs

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by smauggie
Feb 24, 2021 3:20:31 GMT
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by brightonpete
Feb 2, 2021 1:43:09 GMT
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by renden
Dec 24, 2020 22:41:02 GMT

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