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Stamps (Philately)/I bought some Sweden Stamps and i would like to know how much they worth !!



Hi.i just bought some Stamps and i was wondering how much they worth.i bought them from a guy on a Market and he was arround early 20's and he didn't know to much about them.they are from sweeden And i atach some pictures .many thanks

Hi Thomas,
  Well, I hope you didn't pay too much for them.  While these are "early" Swedish stamps, Sweden entered the "stamp" game pretty late compared to other countries (around 1855).  The earliest stamps (Scott #1 - 4) have good values to them, even for used stamps, but after that, not so much.

In your case, the earliest of the stamps you have looks to be around Scott #56 (5c Yellow Green is the bottom left stamp on the first image you sent) has a catalog value of around 30 cents (USD) or roughly 18 cents Euro.

I don't see any in this group that have a value over $1 USD.  These used stamps were printed in the 100's of millions, and heavily used, since they are so common (despite their age), they don't have much value.  While there are certainly some stamps of value in the Swedish catalog, there are none in the images that you have provided to me here.
Wish I had better news for you.
Best regards,

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My expertise is in US, but I have a lot of exposure to worldwide, and with wide reference material, I will do what I can to answer questions about global stamps. In US I have extensive experience in all aspects (does include Administrative overprints for Cuba, China, Puerto Rico etc.). Also, Hawaii general issue and Revenue (pre-statehood). Of course still building knowledge but have been collecting since 1980. Air Mail is a favorite area, but not a limitation. Two specialty areas are Large Banknote issues, and Washington/Franklin identification. Strong experience in Carrier & Locals, Private Die (Also known as M&M for "Match & Medicine" but also includes some playing card and perfume stamp issues.) Recently have been building more back-of-book experience, especially around Official, Newspaper, Revenue and tax editions. Some covers, and cancellations, but not my strong suit. Another area I'm recently diving into. What I can't do: Anything non-US, as it's just not an area I focus on.


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