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Scott #60 with inverted background - naive question
Yes, Greg, it would be nice to see such "background only" copy. I saw a couple of stamps with main d ...
6/8/2011 at 04:28
by: oldteddy
Scott #60 with inverted background - naive question
Greg;

We can stipulate [1] that the easiest way to identify background inverts of this stamp is t ...
6/7/2011 at 11:09
by: oldteddy
Scott #60 with inverted background - naive question
Greg; I humbly disagree - it's possible to see the horizontal lines inverted. Yes, they look just th ...
6/7/2011 at 03:41
by: oldteddy
Misanderstranding
Yes, the top stamp is not inverted, I've shown it only to illustrate all three elements of the backg ...
5/24/2011 at 02:58
by: oldteddy
Scott #60 with inverted background - naive question
This stamp has a background consisting of THREE parts:
1: Outer part - rhomboid dot pattern
2: The ...
5/23/2011 at 11:34
by: oldteddy
SNEZHKOVSKOE VOLOSTNOE PRAVLENIE - could anybody help?
Thanks everybody for enlightening information.
4/24/2011 at 17:58
by: oldteddy
SNEZHKOVSKOE VOLOSTNOE PRAVLENIE - could anybody help?
Could anybody help with this postmark, especially the end of it "ВАЛ.& ...
4/16/2011 at 06:10
by: oldteddy
vasia
Thanks a lot, vasia, it was the most comprehensive answer.
12/29/2010 at 11:42
by: oldteddy
Confusion
RSFSR - I found Shalimoff's translation in the 94/95 Journal (1978), varieties of this stamp on page ...
12/28/2010 at 02:06
by: oldteddy
Scott # 8 - plate flaw
Thank you, RSFSR.
12/27/2010 at 21:41
by: oldteddy
Scott # 8 - plate flaw
Out of about 10 stamps that I identified as Scott # 8, three have an ink spot between outer and inne ...
12/27/2010 at 16:29
by: oldteddy
Scott 249a - different sizes
You're quite right, RSFSR - the smaller stamp is neither 12, nor 13. Actually, I couldn't measure ...
7/25/2010 at 23:40
by: oldteddy
Scott 249a - different sizes
I have two 7-rub stamps from the first USSR issue with the same perforation 12 (Scott 249a) that ap ...
7/25/2010 at 07:28
by: oldteddy
Uzbek Rep - XXV: Scott 1429-1434 - reprint question.
Thanks a lot, Greg, your examples are very clear and convincing - all but 1-rub: the right stamp (us ...
7/2/2010 at 12:30
by: oldteddy
Uzbek Rep - XXV: Scott 1429-1434 - reprint question.
Could anybody show high-resolution details allowing to distinguish reprints from originals of this i ...
6/22/2010 at 12:42
by: oldteddy
Double paper - what is it?
Thanks everybody for helping me with this "mystery".
6/18/2010 at 14:10
by: oldteddy
From Linn's
A non-Rossica viewer sent me an email with the following clipping from some back issue of Linn's
[ ...
6/8/2010 at 15:41
by: oldteddy
Double paper - what is it?
This stamp (Scott # 1341A) came to me on a dealer card with notation "RARE. DOUBLE PAPER". I made tw ...
6/8/2010 at 14:51
by: oldteddy
Current imperial russia experts?
APS is taking Russian imperial stamps, as well as Philatelic Foundation, but I do not know who the e ...
6/4/2010 at 11:23
by: oldteddy
Current imperial russia experts?
What's about Zbigniew Mikulski? Is he still alive? And if so - does he still work as an expert?
6/4/2010 at 06:06
by: oldteddy
Russian "nicknames"
It might make it easier to remember which one is which using Russian nicknames for those two kinds o ...
5/26/2010 at 07:50
by: oldteddy
Pilot/paratrooper stamps - unusual description
Thanks a lot, Greg, for a comprehensive presentation. But comparing your FOUR varieties of 1939 stam ...
5/10/2010 at 11:51
by: oldteddy
Pilot/paratrooper stamps - unusual description
Thanks a lot, Greg.

I trust you expertise, and I completely agree that they appear to be of the ...
5/7/2010 at 18:29
by: oldteddy
Pilot/paratrooper stamps - unusual description
These two stamps (see scan) came to me on a dealer card with the following description:

"#736 [Sc ...
5/6/2010 at 15:19
by: oldteddy
Variety
Different design. For collectors of those forms (if there are any) might be of interest.
4/29/2010 at 06:21
by: oldteddy
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