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Scott Williams16/03/2019 12:45:37
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Hello. I am relatively new to the world of philately. I purchased the Di Vinci mint set recently and they came in 2 strips of 7 stamps. They wont fit in my Prinz album without separating them. Am I ok to do this or will it devalue the set?

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Thanks in advance.

 

Scott

Edited By Scott Williams on 16/03/2019 12:51:48

Simon Housego18/03/2019 14:32:30
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Hi Scott I know what you mean - I split mine into 4 groups of 3 to fit in and they looked OK - not sure if they'll devalue though regards Simonleonardo.jpg

Trevor Bishop 127/03/2019 08:01:44
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Hi Scott ,

Nice stamps , to be honest almost all modern GB I would think will not increase in value much more than their face value over the next 10yrs + unless there happens to be a scarce one or a HV special issue .

So splitting them up won’t devalue them ( are you planning to sell them ?) I would just put them in your album in a way that appeals to you .

Now if you have QV or EDVII mint stamps in strip or blocks then that would increase their value , so if you have a corner block of penny blacks don’t cut them apart !

Have fun

Trev

Edited By Trevor Bishop 1 on 27/03/2019 08:15:05

Edited By Trevor Bishop 1 on 27/03/2019 08:15:52

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