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The podcast that is all about stamps, stamp collecting, and postal history, hosted by and made for stamp collectors of all levels..

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Welcome to episode #202.  Today we are discussing ways to title your eBay listings to maximize the search and sell through with the eBay algorithm.  Sell more.  Sell faster.  Have a listen.

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Welcome to episode #201.  Today we post the conversations we had at the Orcoexpo Stamp Show in Fullerton California last weekend.

 

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Welcome to Episode #200.  A mile stone for us and we thank you all for your listening support.  Today we are discussing Stamp Auctions and the stamp issue of 1869 in great detail.  The issue of 1869 has such a story to it.  It changed everything, and I hope we can share a bit of this with you all.

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Welcome to episode #181.  Today we discuss the German East Africa in World War 1 and General Vorbeck.  This interesting area, that most people couldn't point to on a map in a drunken bet but after this episode, you will know all these colonies and what they did in World War 1 (3-minute marker)

Then on a happier note, we discuss pre-war Austria and their experiment with adding varnish bars to stamps (13-minute marker)

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Welcome to episode #174.  This week we talk about just a lot of stuff.  Just whatever pops into our heads (0 minute marker because - well after you listen it will be obvious).

 

 

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Welcome to Stamp Show Here Today, Episode #168. Last week we discussed stamp investing and mister Bill Gross’s upcoming auction sale of some of the best stamps of the United States.

 We, today we go to the other side and discuss Warren Buffett and his brief journey into stamp collecting/investing. So if you are afraid of the “I” word (Investing) curl up with your comfort animal in your safe space and prepare to hear all about the 4 cent blue eagle airmail stamp

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Welcome to episode #145. This week we talk about the various types of stamp collectors. Stamp collecting is a huge topic with many different collecting interests. From the classic collector to the historian who wants a relic of history, to the investor (AND YES, we do not shirk away from talking about investing here) stamp collecting offers such a range of interests that it will appeal to anyone.

 Week we delve into the different types (we call the classes) of stamp collectors. (3 minute marker).

 Our guests in this are Rich Specter and Ray Liebermann.

 Ray is also the editor of the on-line newsletter 100J. To subscribe just send an email to ray@100j-grading-newsletter.com

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Welcome to Stamp Show Here Today, Episode #144.  Our SESCAL Spectacular.   Yes, here in Ontario California we visited the show and it was truly awesome.  Thank you to the listeners who stopped by and said HI and also to all on Facebook who gave us a shout-out but couldn’t come.

 We have 2 outstanding exhibiters who showed us some of their prize possessions.  The first is Michael Mahler who showed us some awesome NEVADA stamp items with loads of back story and history.  True relics of history (3 minute marker)

 We also had Les Lampher  show us some of his items including a Chester Arthur cover as well as a stranded artic expedition cover and a cover from the San Francisco fire.  Again, true relics of history (13 minute marker)

 We then discuss some of the table sales and how the dealers here at SESCAL sell stuff. (20 minute marker).

 

IMPORTANT!!!!!  All the items discussed can be seen on the Stamp Show Here Today Facebook page. 

 

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Welcome to episode #143. So you have worked years if not decades on your stamp collection. Now you want to sell it. You can sell it at the auctions or to a dealer but what if… WHAT IF… You sell it yourself. What if you became a stamp dealer? Today we discuss just this. (3 minute marker)

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Welcome to Episode #142.  This week we discuss comic books, stamps and how the markets of these two things are very much the same.  We discuss selling and buying on eBay, signatures, production varieties and the comic hero stamp sheets for the DC and MARVEL heroes as well as Batman, Wonder Woman and much more. (1 Minute marker)

 We discuss the British Star Wars Prestige Booklet for Star Wars and the potential of getting signed mementoes.

 Also, if you haven’t heard the 2001 Space Odyssey rendition yet – listen to the end (a hidden Easter egg).

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