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Some “hole-remover” needed.

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dstorm    10
dstorm

Hello all Rhodesia collectors

 

[ATTACH=CONFIG]2945[/ATTACH]

What do you think of this?

Keep well and regards

Jacques

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lilythepink    10
lilythepink

Oh dear, oh dear! Such a pity.

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dstorm    10
dstorm

Hello Lily

The holes do not constitute damage to the block.

The item is a PROOF and the printers punched holes into the stamps to make sure that they could not be used for postage (20 Pounds was a princely sum a hundred years ago – I am sure that you could have mailed a baby elephant for this amount).

But the holes do de-value the item. The normal item (without punch-holes) would have retailed for about R200 000-00. The item as shown should sell for about R16 000-00 to R20 000-00.

So after all this explaining, I still need the hole-remover.

Keep well and regards

Jacques

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mellowred    10
mellowred

Is this something you found in the back of the Golf Jacques?

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dstorm    10
dstorm
Is this something you found in the back of the Golf Jacques?

 

Hello Mellowred

 

Now you’ve got me worried.

 

How did you receive this inside information? Everything that concerns the back of a car should be kept secret.

 

Keep well and regards

 

Jacques

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lilythepink    10
lilythepink
Hello Lily

 

The holes do not constitute damage to the block.

 

The item is a PROOF and the printers punched holes into the stamps to make sure that they could not be used for postage (20 Pounds was a princely sum a hundred years ago – I am sure that you could have mailed a baby elephant for this amount).

 

But the holes do de-value the item. The normal item (without punch-holes) would have retailed for about R200 000-00. The item as shown should sell for about R16 000-00 to R20 000-00.

 

So after all this explaining, I still need the hole-remover.

 

Keep well and regards

 

Jacques

 

Fantastic if the holes don't matter. (I am particularly interested to hear how they will be repaired so please tell us!)

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dstorm    10
dstorm

Hello Lily

The holes will not be “repaired”. Even if somebody could do it, the repair would always be visible under a microscope. The ethical part aside.

Keep well and regards

Jacques

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MsPlod    10
MsPlod

And here I thought this was an April Fool trick - LOL! Postage with punch...

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ATA STAMP CENTRE    10
ATA STAMP CENTRE

Still a great item and very scarce!!

Do not know if i would ever have a use for normal "hole remover" but i can surely use some A..hole remover if any one has some to spare!!

Neil

Edited by ATA STAMP CENTRE

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JohnBenn    10
JohnBenn

"but i can surely use some A..hole remover if any one has some to spare!!" How will you relieve yourself in the morning then?:push:lol

 

Jacques excellent block.So what is the price of a used one then?

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lilythepink    10
lilythepink

The only April Fool is lily who is far too naive for her own good! But I figured if paintings can be touched up then perhaps stamps could too? Never mind that MrA is killing himself with laughter - again - at my expense!

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dstorm    10
dstorm
i can surely use some A..hole remover if any one has some to spare!!

Neil

 

Then we will have no post office / no parliament / no banks, etc...

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MsPlod    10
MsPlod
i can surely use some A..hole remover if any one has some to spare!!

Neil

Then we will have no post office / no parliament / no banks, etc...

Oh yes!!!! LOL!

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mellowred    10
mellowred
Then we will have no post office / no parliament / no banks, etc...

 

No Telkom, no 8ta, no Vodacom ... the list just goes on and on.

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