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PLEASE give your opinion on what these could be worth? Strange coil franklins?

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    OverdateOverdate Posts: 6,965 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I don't think the 1c Franklins are coils. They look to me like the bottom four stamps from a 6-stamp booklet pane. Coils are generally horizontal or vertical strips of single stamps that are imperforate either along the top and bottom or on each side.

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    WatchbelieveWatchbelieve Posts: 527 ✭✭✭

    SO THESE COULD BE MADE FROM COIL WASTE???

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    pruebaspruebas Posts: 4,418 ✭✭✭✭✭

    What the heck is coil waste?

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    They are worth what a person is willing to pay for them and not a penny more.
    I have learnt this in all the 52 years as a stamp collector

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    WatchbelieveWatchbelieve Posts: 527 ✭✭✭

    Sounds like this is a big COIL WASTE of my time

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    jmlanzafjmlanzaf Posts: 32,985 ✭✭✭✭✭

    A double roll coil would have been an interesting way to sell stamps.

    Obviously, whoever mounted them assumed that anything with an imperforate edge was a coil. Booklet...coil...potato...potahto.

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    @oz_in_ohio said:
    They are worth what a person is willing to pay for them and not a penny more.
    I have learnt this in all the 52 years as a stamp collector****

    well said oz, not sure if 52 years qualifys me as a young collector, wait a minute...im not even been alive 52 years yet, k?

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    BeReal81BeReal81 Posts: 3
    edited January 24, 2018 12:34AM


    I am trying to get an opinion as to whether or not I should send this off (the off white stamp) to have looked at as a possible coil? Any informed advice is very much welcomed and appreciated... thanks in advance.
    P S. The other 3 are Scott 552

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    back view

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    a closer comparison... the lighter 3 are Scott 552

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    so I got a bunch of postcards from 1920's in 1930s with the $0.01 Benjamin that were looking 4 I found really good information on Scott 596 and Scott 594 at Bardostamp.com and at siegelauctions.com &then go to the siegel census 1 cent Benjamin Franklin 594 & 596 hope this helps. I don't know even what to do with mine I have so many of them and I don't have money to invest even to get a perforation guide ruler. so I'm going to focus on my toned Lincoln cents that are insanely beautiful.

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