The importance of measuring perforations in stamps

the importance of measuring perforations

It is true that when we all started collecting stamps, perforations were not part of our main concerns. As we evolved as philatelists -and learned more- we realized that perforations do are important. But not only that they are not damaged, but the importance of measuring perforations and understanding the different posible combinations in a … Read more The importance of measuring perforations in stamps

Costa Rica Stamps – Emergency Surcharge Over The 1946 Soccer Issue

Emergency Surcharge

Because of the lack of 15 céntimos stamps during the first months of 1947, the government decided to issue an emergency surcharge on 45.000 stamps of each value from the 1946 Central America & the Caribbean Soccer Championship issue. The surcharge reads “Habilitado para ₡0.15 Decreto No. 16 de 28 de abril de 1947” in … Read more Costa Rica Stamps – Emergency Surcharge Over The 1946 Soccer Issue