Stamps (Philately)/Wooden Stamp

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Wooden Stamp
Wooden Stamp  

Wooden Stamp
Wooden Stamp  
I found this beautiful wooden stamp, I read some information on fancy cancels, could this have been a fancy cancel stamp.

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Hi Sharon,

 I doubt it.  It appears too modern to be an early fancy cancel device.  Those before the 1880s were usually carved from wood or cork, but were later made from rubber, then later yet, steel.  Yours looks like possibly something from the 1950s or later, however I could be wrong about the exact dates as I am not proficient enough to date something modern. Hope this helps.

Bill

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William R. Weiss, Jr.

Expertise

United States - Virtually any kind of stamp, cover, essay, proof, cancel, covers, etc.

Experience

I have my own expertizing service - Weiss Expertizing. See here; www.stampexpertizing.com.

Organizations
APS (Life member), USSS, UPSS, USPCS, USCC, EFO Club

Publications
Many different.

Education/Credentials
High School

Awards and Honors
Too numerous to list here - I have been exhibiting for over 40 years, so have accumulated lots of awards. Also for books I have written.

Past/Present Clients
Thousands different. We ran Public Auctions for 25+ years and I have been a dealer since 1972.

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