Stamps (Philately)/United Stamp.

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Respected Sir,
I have many Stamps of United State.
But I have no knowledge about some stamps, which are attached here.
Please give me some directions for it.
Thanks.

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Hi Savjibhai,
Thanks for the question,
Savjibhai, it appears from the picture and the dimensions of the stamps that they are the common Scott# 632 which have those dimensions and are perf 11x10.5. As for all the others you have, below are 2 excellent sites to help identify older United States Stamps. Minimum of what you would need is stamp tongs, and a perforation gauge, other things that would help in further identification are watermark detector fluid and tray, and a color guide (this is one of the more difficult aspects of identification even with the guide, as many colors have faded/changed over the years).


http://www.theswedishtiger.com/

http://www.1847usa.com/


Thanks again for the question, hope this helps.
Mike

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My specialty is United States Errors, but I can answer most questions on United States stamps (except covers). I have been collecting U.S. stamps for about 35 years, and U.S. Errors for approximately 25 years. I have been selling both online for about 4 years. I am also a member of the APS (American Philatelic Society)

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As I said above, I have been collecting U.S. stamps for about 35 years, and U.S. Errors for approximately 25 years. I have been selling both online for about 4 years, mostly on Ebay and Bidstart.com.

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I am a 25+ year member of the APS

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I went to 2 years of college at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, and received a degree in Applied Science

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