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QUESTION: hi, i bought some computer vended forever (flag) stamps, but the F on Forever is missing on them. Are they worth anything, if i try to sell them? is this a rarity, or oddity? thanks

ANSWER: DD,

There is a market for error stamps, but it is highly speculative.  In general, the more dramatic the error, the more an EFO (error, freak and oddity) collector is willing to pay to get it.  Without seeing your stamps, I'm unable to be more specific.

-Mark Leon

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DD,

Your stamps are computer vended postage, specifically designated Scott number CVP91.  Unfortunately I doubt there is much of a market for errors on this type of material, since the printing was done by a computer printer rather than any established mass printing method.  I would be surprised if an EFO collector offered double face value.

-Mark Leon

I deal in United States Stamps
http://www.forwardedge.com/usmints.html
American Art Glass
http://www.forwardedge.com/accent.html
and Halloween Costumes!
http://www.forwardedge.com/costumes.html

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Mark Leon

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I am a collector of United States postage stamps, and also a stamp dealer. I`m a member of the American Philatelic Society (APS). My principle area of interest and expertise is in United States Stamps.

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I've been selling stamps on the internet since early 1996. I maintain a stamp web page that concentrates on mint US stamps issued generally between 1890 and 2009. I'm an active seller on ebay.com since 1996, under the user id "mleon". You can find my web page at http://www.forwardedge.com/usmints.html

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I have a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from the University of Nevada at Las Vegas, 1984.

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