Stamps (Philately)/22 k stamps


What is the difference between the 22k gold stamps and replicas? A postmark, thickness? Etc

Hi Mel,

 I'm not certain I really understand your question.  A "replica" is a copy of something, but not necessarily made out of gold foil, it could be made out of any kind of material, whereas a 22k gold stamp is a replica made out of gold foil.  In either case, they are relatively of no value in the secondary market.  Which means that the original buyer might have to pay a lot of money for them, usually directly from the company that makes/markets them, but when they are resold, they are worth probably 10c on the dollar versus the cost.


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