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Sales, Swaps, Auction & Approvals/Approvals Disc. : Thanks for the great stuff!!!

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Harvey
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24 Feb 2020
04:17:12pm
I'd like to send out a huge "thank you" to the sellers on your auction and approval service. Over the last few weeks I've picked up some amazing items from Cuba, U.S. Philippines, Switzerland (officials for The League of Nations ) and some fantastic early U.S. items. It's probably not proper to name names, but you know who you are. There are some amazing items offered at good prices and thanks are definitely in order! You people provide a great service, thanks again from a happy customer. I should also thank the people who answer some of the dumb questions I ask on a regular basis!
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24 Feb 2020
05:23:04pm

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re: Thanks for the great stuff!!!

And i was going to vote to tar and feather you !Happy

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Harvey
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24 Feb 2020
06:16:53pm
re: Thanks for the great stuff!!!

For the two who liked Philip's response, does that mean there are three people out the who want to see me tarred and feathered? Who said this was a friendly site? Worried Rock On

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24 Feb 2020
07:21:34pm

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I don't know about friendly..but you are one of us.Big Hug

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Neddie Seagoon from The Telegoons
25 Feb 2020
07:53:31am

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re: Thanks for the great stuff!!!

There is one saying that I've always loved. My brother in law used to say it to me:-

"I hope your teabag bursts"..Laughing

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Harvey
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25 Feb 2020
09:02:16am
re: Thanks for the great stuff!!!

Honestly, I meant my comment as a sincere thank you to the sellers, nothing more.

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Neddie Seagoon from The Telegoons
25 Feb 2020
11:06:19am

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Harvey:- You should have realised by now that we digress into many things. It makes no difference what the subject matter is at the start, and we all like a bit of a giggle, especially at one anothers expense.

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25 Feb 2020
10:08:05pm
re: Thanks for the great stuff!!!

When I was an apprentice, I was happy when the journeymen teased me or joked around - it meant that I was one of the gang. So lucky you! LoL

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26 Feb 2020
10:31:59am
re: Thanks for the great stuff!!!

Harvey,

I am accepting the thanks on the sellers' behalf, although I am not one of the sellers. It is only fitting that at least once a month a straightforward comment receives a straightforward response.

There

And this does not negate the journeyman's teasing nor Ian's imperfectly brewed tea (a bag? really?).

David

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Neddie Seagoon from The Telegoons
26 Feb 2020
11:17:23am

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David:- Do you not have teabags in the U.S.A.?

Tea comes in two forms, loose leaves or encased in a perforated bag. The bag allows the tea to infuse and does not allow the tea leaves into your cup/mug. If the teabag bursts your cup/mug is unexpectantly flooded with leaves.

I hope your teabag bursts is a better "curse" than "May your next meal run through you like hot lead and your hair turns to drumsticks and batter some sense into you."Laughing

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26 Feb 2020
12:10:57pm
re: Thanks for the great stuff!!!

Yes, we have tea bags in the US, but the word has another meaning here as well.

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Neddie Seagoon from The Telegoons
26 Feb 2020
02:32:07pm

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It just shows that we are still separated by a common language.

(I had to google to find out what Micheal was referring to)

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26 Feb 2020
02:34:17pm
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Ian,

my Irish wife would sooner beat me with that drumstick you've been bandying about than use bags.

Steep softly and carry a big drumstick, no?

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Neddie Seagoon from The Telegoons
26 Feb 2020
02:46:43pm

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David,

So you're married to a cailĂ­n.

You definitely have to be careful as they have a fearsome reputation.

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27 Feb 2020
08:11:01am
re: Thanks for the great stuff!!!

Ian,

the warning comes 40 years too late; and glad I didn't hear it then; the ride was bumpy but I wouldn't have missed it for the world.

and "fearsome" seems perhaps a bit too polite

David

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Neddie Seagoon from The Telegoons
27 Feb 2020
10:32:57am

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David:-

Are You like me?

I know my place in my household: The bottom rung of the ladder beneath the cat and the dog!

(Its OK I have her permission to say so)

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STAGECOACH
04 Mar 2020
05:28:00am

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re: Thanks for the great stuff!!!

Talking about great stuff I just posted a book from Oceanis without the Australian,New Zealand issues. Why not take a look. I notice that you have been looking at my other stuff I have a big book of classic great Britain and a real nice lot of iCELAND

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04 Mar 2020
09:45:48am
re: Thanks for the great stuff!!!

Stagecoach, have just had a look at your book, could not find it in the GB section but did find it elsewhere.
Firstly, though the prices are good the images have been cropped too much and parts of the stamps are not visible.
Secondly faults are not described.
I got as far as page 8 then gave up as none of the images show the reverse of the stamps.
The 1d QV with pearls (page7?) I count 16 on each of the stamps whereas you say one has 14, not by my counting.
I appreciate your giving us a chance to buy better valued stamps at reasonable prices but we need to be able to make an informed choice which requires having better images including the reverse which is where a lot of damage is found.

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Harvey
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04 Mar 2020
12:23:33pm
re: Thanks for the great stuff!!!

I'll throw in my 5 cents worth again. I quite often see damage that is not mentioned, missing perfs, missing corners, etc. As long as the photo shows the damage and the price reflects the damage I usually don't make a comment. I bid on a stamp a little while ago that had a small rip that wasn't mentioned, but the price was right. This stamp was hard to find so the damage didn't bother me too much. As long as I know it's there I'm OK, but according to your rules it should be mentioned. Just my opinion...

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