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How Stamps
Are Made

video

  • Illustrates Process of Printing Stamps
  • How It's Made Show

The Art Of
Line Engraving

Article

  • Printing Stamps by Line-Engraving
  • by Bob Allen

ENGRAVING the
HERMES Stamp

video

  • Demostrates Hand Engraving
  • Greece Post Office

US Bank Note
Paper Types

Article

  • Distinguishing Paper Types
  • By Bob Allen

Paper Types For
US Stamps

article

  • Stamp Paper Identification
  • By Bill Weiss

Gum Breakers
on US Stamps

Article

  • Discusses Gum Breakers of 1922-35
  • By Bob Allen

Printing Methods
for US Stamps

Article

  • Distinguishing Flat Plate, Rotary, Offset
  • By Bob Allen

US Line
Perforations

article

  • US Stamp Line Perforations
  • By Julian J. Goldberg

Canadian Line
Perforations

Article

  • Canadian Stamp Line Perforations
  • By Julian J. Goldberg

Wet and Dry
Printing Methods

Article

  • Wet & Dry Printing Methods US Stamps
  • By Bob Allen

US Watermark
Locations

article

  • US Stamp Watermark Locations
  • By Bob Allen & Don Denman

US Watermark
Orientations

Article

  • US Stamp Watermark Orientations
  • By Bob Allen & Don Denman

US Single Line
Watermarks

Article

  • Single-line USPS Watermarks
  • By Bob Allen

US DoubleLine
USPS Watermarks

article

  • US DoubleLine USPS Watermarks
  • By Bob Allen

US Watermark
Orientations

Article

  • US Stamp Watermark Orientations
  • By Bob Allen & Don Denman

Stamp
Line Engraving

video

  • Stamp Collecting: Line Engraved
  • Mark Bloxham Stamps Ltd

History Of
US Watermarks

Article

  • History of US Watermarks 1895-1916
  • By Bob Allen