Stamps (Philately)/1932 2 cent washington bicentennial
i have a error stamp i would like to know what its value is and where i should sell it thanks kenny
Thanks for the question.
Kenny, it sounds like the stamp you are referring to is listed as Scott Catalog# 707, the 2c red from the Washington Bicentennial Issue. Since you did not send a picture or give a description of the error I will do the best I can, as there are many different kind of errors. I will assume you have one of the more common ones which is called a misperf (the perforation holes are misregistered) out of alignment. Another one would be an inking error (underinked, overinked, ink smear, etc). As for value, the more dramatic the error, the higher the value. Most of the types mentioned above could range anywhere from $1 to a very optimistic possibly $20. If yours is not one of the types above, or you want a more accurate estimate, then I would need you to do a follow-up with a clear picture or scan.
As for the best place to sell it, would probably be to list it on an online site such as Ebay. It would most like be of interest to collectors of EFO's (Errors, Freaks and Oddities), there is a category on most stamp sites for these. It is a very interesting and fun part of the hobby that a lot of people/collectors are unaware of. I have been collecting them for many years.
I have also attached a picture of a #707 misperf and normal for reference, this would probably retail in the $8-$10 range.
If you would like to find out more about EFO's (Error's, Freaks and Oddities) then please visit the site of the EFOCC (Error's, Freaks and Oddities Collectors club)
Or if you would like to see examples of a lot of different EFO's then you may want to check out my Ebay or Bidstart Stores at the link below.
Thanks again for the question,