Stamps (Philately)/Error Stamps

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See attached images of two different sheets of stamps that have color differences.  Are these worth anything other than the value of the stamps themselves.

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Hi Michael,
Thanks for the question.

Michael, the good news is they look like they are worth more than face value. But unfortunately I cannot tell from the pictures, what exactly caused the color variation, and the extent of it. The usual cause is ink starvation (underinked), The second row of the 1st sheet (Lilacs & Roses) appears to be underinked. And the last row of the States sheets also appear to be underinked. Although this is not common, it is also not that unusual or considered rare. If there were a color COMPLETELY missing from the stamps, then the value would go up dramatically.
Both would be of interest to collectors of EFO's (Errors, freaks and oddities). From what I can See, I would estimate the 1st sheet in the $15-$20 range, and the state sheet in the $25-$50 range. But again, without a much higher resolution picture it is very difficult to give an accurate estimate. If you would like to do a follow-up, or email me a very high resolution scan/picture then I might be able to give you a better estimate.

Thanks again for the question,
Mike
Mike@mikesstamps.com

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)

http://www.efocc.org/

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.
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http://www.mikesstamps.com
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http://www.bidstart.com/Mikes-Stamps_QQstorenameQQ100122QQuseridQQshop  

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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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