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"hi my name is karim.i  picked a book of stamps from fleet market will like to get some info please....nthanks"

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Hi Karim,
Thanks for the question,
Karim, there are actually 4 different stamps that look just like yours. But I was able to count the perfs (holes)and compared it to some I have. Yours appear to be the perf 11 variety, these are listed in the Scott Catalog as Cat J64.  These are listed with a catalog value of $37.50 each in very fine never hinged condition. Although yours appear to be never hinged, the centering is only average and the gum seems to be disturbed (hard to tell). I believe a fair retail/market value, because of condition would be about 20% of catalog value. Hope this helps.
Thanks again for the question,
Mike

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My specialty is United States Errors, but I can answer most questions on United States stamps (except covers). I have been collecting U.S. stamps for about 35 years, and U.S. Errors for approximately 25 years. I have been selling both online for about 4 years. I am also a member of the APS (American Philatelic Society)

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As I said above, I have been collecting U.S. stamps for about 35 years, and U.S. Errors for approximately 25 years. I have been selling both online for about 4 years, mostly on Ebay and Bidstart.com.

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I am a 25+ year member of the APS

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I went to 2 years of college at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, and received a degree in Applied Science

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