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Albums and Supplies: Stamp Mounts - New Old Stock: Split-Back - Black  
As I buy collections, I also buy unopened packages of perfectly good stamp mounts which I am happy to offer at very low prices. However, due to the many questions that get asked about stamp mounts, the unvarying answers, and the very low prices, I must clearly state the "rules" lest I be swamped in inquiries.

I do NOT currently regularly stock new mounts and thus I can only offer what you see here. If it is not listed, I do not have it. PLEASE DO NOT ASK FOR STAMP MOUNTS THAT ARE NOT LISTED!

These offerings are unopened (to my knowledge) packages, thus they are "new". However, the original purchasers obtained them at various points in time and the packaging (package style, package color, etc.) can and will vary from one package to another. They may have a variety of old price markings on the packages. Also, over time, some manufacturers have changed the number of mounts in a package. My price list states how many strips/mounts are in the package; when comparing prices, be sure to compare quantities too. Furthermore, the appearance of the same brand of mounts has ALWAYS varied slightly from one batch to another; new mounts bought in 2007 will probably look ever so slightly different from the "same" new mounts bought in 2008. If this concerns you or if you have any questions about this aspect, THEN THESE MOUNTS ARE NOT FOR YOU. I do not wish to be rude or uncaring, but the general rule with this offering is: "If you have questions or concerns, then these mounts are not for you."

As mentioned, these packages are, to my knowledge, unopened. However, some brands/styles of packages have, at various points in time, been a resealable package style. Scott and Prinz, and maybe others, are in this category. I believe the packages to contain the full quantity, but if one has slipped by me, I will give MERCHANDISE CREDIT ONLY for shortage. These are so cheap that neither you nor I should fuss with the details.

I have heard it said that all modern stamp mounts come out of one or two (or maybe three?) factories, regardless of brand. I do not know the truth of this, but the reality is that, FOR MOST PEOPLE, they all look enough alike to be interchangable. Again, if this is a concern to you, THEN THESE MOUNTS ARE NOT FOR YOU.
MOUNT STYLES - Split-Back vs Full-Back:There are only two types of modern stamp mounts. Split-back mounts (i.e. Showgard, Scott, etc.) are sealed at top and bottom, and have a split down the center of the backside. For some reason which I do not comprehend, this has become the the most common type used by collectors who install their own mounts. However, for people with unsure hands, this style can result in damaging stamps. Even properly when stamps are properly installed in a split-back mount, if the mount is a tiny bit too small/short, the perforations can be blunted. Full-back mounts (i.e. Hawid) are sealed on only one side. Full-back mounts are the most common type used in albums sold with the mounts already installed (except perhaps for very large items such as souvenir sheets). They are the easiest style in which to place the stamps and are the most prefered by stamp dealers when dealers are buying collections. Full-back is what I use in my own collection. Despite a common worry, stamps do not easily fall out of full-back mounts. Full-back mounts are really just the top or bottom half of a large split-back mount. To use a full-back mount, the collector trims as necessary on three sides to acheive the desired size. This means that you only need to keep on hand a few sizes of full-back mounts because you can make any smaller size from any larger piece. (As mentioned, you can cut a larger split-back mount down the split to obtain two pieces of smaller full-back mount.)

MOUNT COLOR: Black or clear, that is the question. Unless you are installing mounts for which you do not yet have the stamps, color is an entirely personal decision. The reason that ALL album manufacturers use clear mounts is because otherwise, the collector could not see through the mount to the picture printed on the page to know what stamp goes in which spot. If you prefer black, use black. If you prefer clear, use clear. If you do not care which you use but you wish to standardize, I will say that more dealers carry a broader range of sizes in black.

MOUNT SIZES: MY SIZE DESCRIPTION MAY BE THE REVERSE OF SOME OTHER SOURCE PRICE LISTS. (I maintain the logic that height is always the most important number; others switch back and forth.) All modern mounts use the same size system. The size number is the MILIMETER HEIGHT OF THE STAMP that will fit in the mount. If the size is "30", then a stamp 30 mm high will comfortably fit in the mount. If there is a second number, such as "50 x 70", I SAY the first number is alway the height and the second number the length. Split-back mounts (i.e. Showgard, Scott, Prinz, etc.) are constrained by the HEIGHT measurement -- you can ALWAYS cut a "50 x 70" down to "50 x 60". However, for a SPLIT-BACK mount, you can NEVER cut the first number -- cutting "50 x 70" down to "40 x 70" would essentially result in useless junk.
QUANTITIES AVAILABLE: Where I have more than one item/quantity available, this is noted near the price. In my current shopping cart system, you can only change the quantity from 1 to more than one when you are actually viewing the shopping cart. (This is on the list of needed improvements.) If the item states that 6 are available and you want to order 4, click the BuyIt button and then, at some point, when you wish to look at the shopping cart and/or checkout, you will have the opportunity to change the quantity in the shopping cart. As previously mentioned, if I do not say I have more, I do not have more; please do not ask. Thanks.

SHIPPING COST: Due to the low prices, variations in weight, and different mailing methods, distances, and destinations, shipping cost is additional for items in the Specials Albums and Supplies listings, including mounts, unless otherwise mentioned. The minimum shipping and handling cost for mounts, even for just a single pack, is $3.00. The more you order, the more economical it will be. When ordering please include a note in the shopping cart comments section indicating if you prefer faster/costlier or slower/cheaper delivery so that I may more quickly quote the shipping costs and options for you.
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Item #
Quality & Description
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US$
241954
Showgard GROUP "AB-4" Black (11 pre-cut for the U.S. souvenir sheets 1931-1966. Generally useful sizes.) Retail $8.75.

3.95

3 Available

237907
Showgard Size 22 Black (22 strips; strip length 215 mm). Retail $9.75.

4.90

11 Available

238943
Showgard Size #EH 22 high x 25 wide "25/22", U.S. regular issues, horizontal, Black (40 pieces). Retail $3.95.

1.95

11 Available

232363
Showgard Size 24 Black (22 strips; strip length 215 mm). Retail $9.75.

4.90

238946
Showgard Size #J "40/25 for U.S. horizontal commemoratives" Black (40 pieces). Retail $3.95.

1.95

25 Available

232366
Showgard Size 30 Black (22 strips; strip length 215 mm). Retail $9.75.

4.90

4 Available

232367
Showgard Size 31 Black (22 strips; strip length 215 mm). Retail $9.75.

4.90

3 Available

240814
Showgard Size #AH "41/31", 31 mm high, 41 mm wide. Black. 40 pieces. Retail $3.95.

1.95

9 Available.

240815
Showgard Size #C "50/31", 31 mm high, 50 mm wide. Black. 40 pieces. Retail $3.95.

1.95

13 Available.

240818
Showgard Size #CV "31/50", 50 mm high, 31 mm wide. Black. 50 pieces. Retail approx $4.95. FIFTY PIECES.

2.40

2 Available.

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Item #
Quality & Description
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US$
239574
Showgard Size 33 Black (22 strips; strip length 215 mm). Retail $9.75.

4.90

5 Available

238947
Showgard Size #JV "25/40 for U.S. vertical commemoratives" Black (40 pieces). Retail $3.95.

1.95

11 Available

232370
Showgard Size 44 Black (15 strips; strip length 215 mm). Retail $9.75.

4.90

238211
Scott Size 44 Black (15 strips; strip length 215 mm). Made by Prinz. Retail $7.99. NOTE: 15 strips.

4.25

240798
Showgard Size 48 Black (8 strips; strip length 215 mm). Retail approx $5.20 -- EIGHT STRIPS.

2.50

3 Available.

240799
Showgard Size 48 Black (6 strips; strip length 210 mm). Retail approx $3.60 -- SIX 210 mm STRIPS.

1.60

4 Available.

241941
Scott Size 50 Black (15 strips; strip length 215 mm). Made by Prinz. Retail $7.99.

4.25

240817
Showgard Size #CV "31/50", 50 mm high, 31 mm wide. Black. 40 pieces. Retail $3.95. FORTY PIECES.

1.95

5 Available.

237910
Showgard Size 55 (260/55) Black (10 strips; strip length 260 mm or 264 mm). Retail $10.50.

4.95

2 Available

241943
Scott Size 55 Black (15 strips; strip length 215 mm). Made by Prinz. Retail $7.99.

4.25

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Item #
Quality & Description
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US$
240812
Showgard Size "57/55" Black (25 strips; 55 high x up to 57 mm wide; U.S. regular plt blks). Retail $8.35.

4.10

232375
Showgard Size "106/55" Black (20 strips; 55 mm height, strip length 106 mm; U.S. plate blocks). Retail $8.35.

4.10

2 Available

241950
Showgard Size "260/55" Black (10 strips; strip length actually 265 mm). Retail $10.50.

4.90

2 Available

232373
Showgard Size 57 Black (15 strips; strip length 215 mm). Retail $9.75.

4.90

7 Available

232398
Scott Size 57 Black (15 strips; strip length 215 mm). Made by Prinz. Retail $7.99.

4.40

238951
Showgard Size Black "105/57" (20 strips; for items 57 mm, high, strip length up to 105 mm; U.S. plt blks). Retail $8.35.

4.10

5 Available

241944
Scott Size 61 Black (15 strips; strip length 215 mm). Made by Prinz. Retail $7.99. NOTE: 15 strips.

4.40

241949
Showgard Size 61 Black (8 strips; strip length 215 mm). Retail approx $5.20 -- EIGHT STRIPS.

2.40

232377
Showgard Size 70 (sometimes labeled "70-4L") Black (10 strips; strip length 264 mm). Retail $16.25.

7.90

240805
Showgard Size 82 (sometimes labeled "82-4L") Black (10 strips; strip length 240 mm). Retail $11.95.

5.90

4 Available.

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Item #
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US$
240297
Showgard Size "165/94" Black (10 strips; for items 94 high x up to 165 mm wide; FDCs, s/s, blocks). Retail $8.35.

4.25

2 Available

237914
Showgard Size 107 (sometimes labeled "107-4L") Black (10 strips; strip length 264 mm). Retail $16.25.

7.90

4 Available

241951
Showgard Size 111 (sometimes labeled "111-4L") Black (10 strips; strip len. 264 mm). Retail approx $21.50 -- TEN STRIPS.

9.75

2 Available

241952
Showgard Size 120 (sometimes labeled "120-4L") Black (7 strips; strip length 243 mm). Retail $11.95.

5.75

2 Available

241953
Showgard Size 137 (sometimes labeled "137-4L") Black (10 strips; strip len. 243 mm). Retail approx $25.90 -- TEN STRIPS.

12.50

2 Available

241955
Showgard Size 158 (sometimes labeled "158-4L") Black (10 strips; strip len. 264 mm). Retail approx $29.00 -- TEN STRIPS.

14.20

2 Available

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