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Hi, my name is Sanja and I am from Croatia. What would be the price of stamps 611 pices, with stamp and without from all over the world from 1918 till 1960?
Australia, Amerika, Argentina, Bayern, Burundi, Checz Rep, Chile, Deutche REich, Egipt.....
thanks in advance

Hi Sanja,
 Without being able to specifically see the stamps (can you send a scan or photo of them), it's impossible to tell.  I also don't know if these are used or unused stamps, and their condition, or if there are any rarities among them.  If these were just collected from random envelops, odds are high that they are of minimal value (5 cents to 25 cents each, by catalog, but if they are terribly common, then even those numbers will be hard to get from a collector, as they are easy to come by).
  If they are unused, there is a chance of higher value especially from the 1918 or prior to 1920 stamps.  Most stamps after 1920 are very common, and will hold little catalog or collector value.
If I can have a look, I can tell you more, but just the odds on are for used stamps, your whole lot will be worth about $1.
Sorry I don't have better news for you.

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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.


30+ years of learning the hard way. A lot of passion for collecting and dealing (as I do both). I don't consider it a hobby... I consider it a serious pursuit that I'm able to do in the hours I'm not occupied by annoying things like sleep. I work closely with some of the global leaders in the expertizing and identification field. Have co-authored several papers (with Mr. William Weiss Jr.) related to identification, as well as tool set to help with quickly identifying the more challenging areas of Washington Franklin. Strong experience in paper types and coil validation.

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1870 - 1879 Large Banknote Issues - Easy Identification (co-authored with William Weiss Jr). Washington-Franklin - Easy Identification (co-authored with William Weiss Jr.) Detecting Fakes, Alterations and Counterfeits (APS Summer Session Expertizing Session materials with William Weiss Jr.)

Thousands and thousands of hours of pouring over hundreds of collections. 30+ years as a collector-to-dealer, avid student of philatelic study. Pre-1900 variation is fascinating, and it seems even after all these years, that I make some discovery every time I look at a new example. APS Summer Session - Fundamentals of Expertizing 2014

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