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Posted 4 years ago

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lawat56
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THERE IS OVER 290 STAMPS LATE 20'S AND 30'S AROUND THE USA MADE OUT OF THE USED STAMPS
WERE DO I BEGIN WITH THIS IT IS UNREAL A WORLD WAR ONE VET MADE THIS BACK IN 1930'S ,ALL OF THE STAMPS ARE FROM THE LATE 1920'S TO EARLY 1930'S AND ON HERE ,WHICH I DON'T KNOW IF YOU WILL BE ABLE TO SEE IT OR NOT BUT HE HAS UNDER EACH STAMP ON HERE A FORT OR A MILITARY BASE THAT WAS IN THE USA AT THAT TIME ,IN VERY FINE PRINT UNDER STAMP IT STATES WHAT FORT OR BASE HE WAS REFERING TO ,THERE ARE 290 STAMPS AROUND THE USA THAT ARE ALL MADE OUT OF REAL CANCELED STAMPS AND THE ONE'S AROUND USA ARE ALL HINGED UNUSED STAMPS THIS HAD TO TAKE MONTHS OR MAYBE LONGER , HE WAS WOUNDED IN THE WAR AND THIS IS WHAT HE HOBBY WAS ,IT'S A GREAT PIECE OF AMERICANA FOLK ART,STAMP AND OR MILITARY COLLECTORS DREAM IT HAS ALL THE ABOVE APPEAL, HOW DO YOU VALUE SOMETHING LIKE THIS WITH SO MANY PEOPLE THAT COULD LIKE IT ,ANYWAY GIVE ME YOUR THOUGHTS PLEASE AND WHAT YOU THINK OF IT , I LOVE AND THINK THE WORLD OF BECAUSE WHAT THE MAN HAD TO GO THREW IN THE WAR AND WAS WOUNDED VET AS WELL, THANKS FOR ANYONE INPUT LOUIS W.

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  1. roscopicoltrain, 4 years ago
    Its awesome,it surely took a lot of time and effort and the fact that a war vet made it, makes it even more wonderful.How did you acquire it.Im sure if you had his picture and documentation it would surely add to the value,Thanks for posting!!!
  2. lawat56 lawat56, 4 years ago
    I WAS SO CAUGHT UP WHEN I GOT THIS THAT I WAS NOT THINKING BECAUSE ,THE MAN I GOT IT FROM SAID IT WAS HIS GRANDFATHER WHO MADE IT AND THEY WERE JUST NOT INTO IT AND DIDN'T LIKE IT AND WANTED GET RID OF IT ,IT JUST BLEW MY MIND THAT SOMEONE WOULD LET THIS GO AFTER BEING IN THE FAMILY THAT LONG ,THEY WERE MOVING AND THAT AFTER THOUGHT ABOUT WHAT HIS NAME AND WAS TO LATE,THIS PIECE OF ART IS SEALED IN THE BACK AND I AM NOT SURE IF IT MIGHT HAVE MORE BEHIND IT BUT I AM AFRAID IF I TAKE IT APART TO SEE WHAT IS THERE IT MAY COME APART AND THAT WOULD KILL ME FOR SURE IT IS A ONE OF A KIND FOR SURE JUST WISH I HAD GOT HIS NAME ,HE SAID HIS GRANDFATHER WAS WOUNDED IN BATTLE AND WAS WHEEL CHAIR BOUND AND THIS IS HOW HE PAST THE TIME, ON MY WAY HOME I SHOW IT TO A FEW FOLKS AND IT JUST BLEW THERE MINDS AS WELL AND WANTED TO BUY RIGHT AWAY AND I SAID NOW WAY THIS WILL BE A MUSEUM
    PIECE SOMEDAY I THINK ,JUST A ONE OF KIND IS ALL I KNOW
  3. roscopicoltrain, 4 years ago
    Definately would NOT take it apart there is probably nothing is the back,great piece great story. Nice talking to you.
  4. lawat56 lawat56, 3 years ago
    i wish i could find a true folk art or military collector that could me more info on this piece ,if there are any out there please comment ,thank you lawat56
  5. Ivan Ivan, 3 years ago
    THIS IS AWESOME!!!
  6. lawat56 lawat56, 3 years ago
    thanks Ivan , i think so too

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