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 Behind The Scenes Articles  
 
A selection of blog-type articles, by Jay Smith, of information, commentary, and rants from our emailed E-News Philatelic Newsletter.
 
 
 Articles  
 
   2016 June 16: Are You Ready For The Inevitable Flood?
(Mostly non-philatelic.) Minimizing the risk of and damage from plumbing-related floods in a home.

   2015 November 17: Swedish KPV Watermarks
What they are andwhere to look them up. Maybe you have a valuable variety!

   2015 September 15: 28,000 Days
(Non-philatelic) What will you do with your 28,000 days that the "average American" will be alive?

   2015 August 12: Denmark "Rationalizing" New Stamp Issue Sales
Denmark changes sales policies and no longer sells individual stamps to collectors.

   2015 August 12: Arctic Explorer Stamp Issue From Canada
An Arctic/Polar exploration Sir John Franklin related stamp issue that may be of interest to some Scandinavia collectors.

   2015 July 16: When a Certificate is NOT Really a Certificate
A discussion of expertizing certificates and an example of problems related to one dealers' dealer-issued certificates.

   2015 June 22: Replica Iceland Stamps Being Sold on eBay
Modern-made "replicas" or "copies", both of issued stamps and fantasy or bogus stamps, continue to be sold on eBay.

   2014 July 31: Problems With Stamp Mounts - 8 Things That Can Go Wrong
Basic types of mounts; how stamps can be damaged; how the value of your collection could be reduced and your collection become harder to sell someday.

 
 

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