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QUESTION: I forgot to write Documentary Stamps in my letter. Since you answered several other letters on Documentary stamps I'll try again. I found 4 Documentary stamps and was wondering if they were worth anything a 1948 R.J.
Walker $10---1950 T. Ewing $2---1950 L. Woodbury $1---1950 G. M. Bibb. One has
Blue no. on it. Another 2 of them has blue smudges top and bottom and the other
one might have blue no. on it. If they are worth anything where would I go to
sell them?

ANSWER: Hello Judi,

Thanks for your question.

The $10 stamp from 1948 is Scott #R503 and it has a list value of $1.50.

The $2 stamp from 1950 is Scott #R549 and it has a list value of $2.75.

The $1 stamp from 1950 is Scott #R548 and it has a list value of 40c.

The blue on each stamp are cancellation marks.

Thanks again for your question and let me know if I can be of any more help.

Terry
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QUESTION: When pasteing question The ammount didn't print on the 1950 G.M.Bibb $5 so you couldn't answer. Also where do I go to sell them?

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Hello again Judi.

the $5 stamp you have there is Scott #R552 and it has a list value of $1.00.  Your best bet to sell them is to a private stamp dealer in your area or list then on an Internet auction site (such as E-Bay).  Selling to a dealer will get you your money in hand fast but will not always offer you the best return.  Selling through an auction site will usually give a higher return but the down side is that there are fees involved and it usually takes a little longer to get you your money in hand.  Good luck.

Thanks again for your question and let me know if I can be of any more help.

Terry
P.S.  Please remember to rate my reply to your inquiry.  Appreciate it.  

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I have been involved in philately for most of my 56 years. I specialize in United States Issues and Postmarks. I have numerous reference sources to research if I do not know the answer. I am organized and promise swift courteous answers. I am a member of the American Philatelic Society. I also have my own philatelic mail order business.

Experience

As I mentioned, I have been collecting philatelic items for most of my 56 years. I have several albums of United States issues (most of them are pages I designed myself) and I also have numerous albums of postmarks sorted and researchhed by state.

Organizations
American Philatelic Society, All Nations Stamp Club and Harford County Stamp Club

Publications
Linn's, All Nations Stamp Club Website, and local Newspaper

Awards and Honors
Board of Directors for Christmas in April 1990-1996

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