Are you that kind of philatelic enthusiast that likes to surf the web looking for pics of stamps from time to time? Well, here I am to help you! I know that looking at stamps can be hypnotizing. I know that once you start, you’ll leave your computer until you saw the last one. I’ve … Read more Costa Rica: pics of stamps – lots of pictures
It’s the dream of every stamp collector to own the world’s rarest postage stamps. For most of us it is indeed just a dream. 9 years ago, the philatelic world had the chance to witness the auction of the biggest Costa Rica stamp collection. In October 22nd, 2008 Spink Shreves Galleries sold at an unreserved … Read more World’s rarest postage stamps. Greatest Costa Rica items from the Frederick R. Mayer Collection
Quick trivia: How many medio real stamps were printed? R/5,750,000…yes, almost 6 million! Now, 3 million stamps are -or were- Scott 1 and 2.75 million of Scott 1a. But why there are 2 types of medio real? the history says that because of the quantity of stamps being printed, the plate started cracking. at the … Read more Costa Rica Stamps – First Issue: medio real (Scott 1) with broken plate…USED!