Monthly Archives: November 2011

FAQ – How do I calculate the value of mint never hinged stamps?

Now that you know how to grade the condition of your stamps, you may feel ready to either purchase or sell some stamps. However, if you are dealing in Mint stamps, there is another factor you need to understand in … Continue reading

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FAQ – How to grade the condition of my stamps?

Condition grading can sometimes be very confusing as it is a subjective evaluation and even veteran experts may disagree on some points. The overall quality must be taken into consideration before a grade can be determined. Many points must be … Continue reading

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New 2011 Canadian stamps feature Xmas stained glass

On November 1st, 2011, Canada Post began issuing three new stamps as part of its Christmas 2011 series. This year’s theme for the new stamps is ‘Stained Glass’. The craft of colouring glass goes back to ancient times. In ancient … Continue reading

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New 2011 Canadian stamp featuring Christmas holly

On November 1st, 2011, Canada Post began issuing a new stamp in its Christmas series featuring ‘Holly’. This plant, with its pointy green leaves and bright, red berries is a popular decoration during this winter holiday. The stamp depicts a … Continue reading

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