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Mike

06 May 2015
07:42:15pm
Have another world famous Mystery Stamp Quiz? OK, for all the Newbies and the old timers that can't remember yesterday from today (which is my category), here are the rules to this MSQ:

One, you must identify the stamp by either a catalog number, or a country, date of issue and hopefully the subject matter.

Don't be bashful, ask pertinent questions, not involving the answer of course.

We haven't had a prize lately, so let's give away some of my auction lots, assuming there are no bids on the stamp or stamps you want. The first person to identify this stamp will win $20.00 catalog value of any of my auction lots that have a 5 digit stock number. (The stock numbers are the very first numbers in the title of my listings.)

A clue: This stamp may be related, somehow, to a previous MSQ stamp. Sorry to the newbies and those with old-timers disease if you don't know what that means.

Good luck and have fun!!!!!!

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06 May 2015
10:48:07pm
re: It has been kind of quiet, so why not .......

Three hours, 29 visits and 0 guesses. Not priceless, but I might just fall out of my tree.
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Jeredutt3

06 May 2015
11:36:09pm
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Asian?

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07 May 2015
04:51:07am
re: It has been kind of quiet, so why not .......

"A" for effort, so that at least warrants another wonderful clue.

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If you look closely that should be as plain as the nose on your face.

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07 May 2015
05:51:54am

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I'm not sure if it is my monitor's resolution or what, but I can't see the images as they are so small. Maybe I need better glasses LOL!!!

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07 May 2015
11:24:11am
re: It has been kind of quiet, so why not .......

Shame on me, I forgot about the Myopic among us and I are one. Let me know if this is better for you, it looks good to me.

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Inverkeilorjohn

07 May 2015
12:00:12pm
re: It has been kind of quiet, so why not .......

From the clues etc. is the illustration of Adam and the fruit tree in the garden of eden?

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07 May 2015
12:33:18pm
re: It has been kind of quiet, so why not .......

It's a French 1972 postage stamp from Monet's painting "Women in the Garden".

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07 May 2015
03:08:34pm
re: It has been kind of quiet, so why not .......

Way to go, Adam!

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07 May 2015
04:07:49pm
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Thanks Michael.

I looked up a little tidbit on the painting. It was completed by Monet in 1866 when he was only 26. The size is amazing 81" wide by 100" tall. It is housed in Paris in Musee d' Orsay. This is link to the museum description:

http://www.musee-orsay.fr/en/collections/works-in-focus/painting/commentaire_id/women-in-the-garden-3042.html?cHash=9e241b861e


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07 May 2015
05:28:49pm

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Awesome job Adam!!!

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07 May 2015
07:09:43pm
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You nailed it!

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07 May 2015
10:24:46pm
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WOW Adam, congratulations on the win, in only about 16 hours. You know your French stamps quite well and I don't have to post the scan of the stamp, since you have already done that. I figured this was going to be one of the harder quiz's so I made up 12 clues, only to use two of them. Very good job.
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08 May 2015
12:35:18am
re: It has been kind of quiet, so why not .......

"I figured this was going to be one of the harder quiz's so I made up 12 clues, only to use two of them."



You should know that the more clues that you prepare the quicker the players get the answer. The less you make, the longer they take. That's just the way it works.
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09 May 2015
08:51:44am
re: It has been kind of quiet, so why not .......

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I bet there's someone who won't need a clue for this one but.... "Got milk?"

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09 May 2015
09:54:06am
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Scott U.S. 737/738. Happy Mothers Day to you too.

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09 May 2015
10:00:21am
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Way too easy! Happy Mother's Day to all

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06 May 2015
07:42:15pm

Have another world famous Mystery Stamp Quiz? OK, for all the Newbies and the old timers that can't remember yesterday from today (which is my category), here are the rules to this MSQ:

One, you must identify the stamp by either a catalog number, or a country, date of issue and hopefully the subject matter.

Don't be bashful, ask pertinent questions, not involving the answer of course.

We haven't had a prize lately, so let's give away some of my auction lots, assuming there are no bids on the stamp or stamps you want. The first person to identify this stamp will win $20.00 catalog value of any of my auction lots that have a 5 digit stock number. (The stock numbers are the very first numbers in the title of my listings.)

A clue: This stamp may be related, somehow, to a previous MSQ stamp. Sorry to the newbies and those with old-timers disease if you don't know what that means.

Good luck and have fun!!!!!!

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06 May 2015
10:48:07pm

re: It has been kind of quiet, so why not .......

Three hours, 29 visits and 0 guesses. Not priceless, but I might just fall out of my tree.
Mike

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06 May 2015
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re: It has been kind of quiet, so why not .......

Asian?

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07 May 2015
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re: It has been kind of quiet, so why not .......

"A" for effort, so that at least warrants another wonderful clue.

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If you look closely that should be as plain as the nose on your face.

Mike

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07 May 2015
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re: It has been kind of quiet, so why not .......

I'm not sure if it is my monitor's resolution or what, but I can't see the images as they are so small. Maybe I need better glasses LOL!!!

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07 May 2015
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re: It has been kind of quiet, so why not .......

Shame on me, I forgot about the Myopic among us and I are one. Let me know if this is better for you, it looks good to me.

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07 May 2015
12:00:12pm

re: It has been kind of quiet, so why not .......

From the clues etc. is the illustration of Adam and the fruit tree in the garden of eden?

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07 May 2015
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re: It has been kind of quiet, so why not .......

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07 May 2015
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re: It has been kind of quiet, so why not .......

Way to go, Adam!

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07 May 2015
04:07:49pm

re: It has been kind of quiet, so why not .......

Thanks Michael.

I looked up a little tidbit on the painting. It was completed by Monet in 1866 when he was only 26. The size is amazing 81" wide by 100" tall. It is housed in Paris in Musee d' Orsay. This is link to the museum description:

http://www.musee-orsay.fr/en/collections/works-in-focus/painting/commentaire_id/women-in-the-garden-3042.html?cHash=9e241b861e


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07 May 2015
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07 May 2015
07:09:43pm

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You nailed it!

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07 May 2015
10:24:46pm

re: It has been kind of quiet, so why not .......

WOW Adam, congratulations on the win, in only about 16 hours. You know your French stamps quite well and I don't have to post the scan of the stamp, since you have already done that. I figured this was going to be one of the harder quiz's so I made up 12 clues, only to use two of them. Very good job.
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08 May 2015
12:35:18am

re: It has been kind of quiet, so why not .......

"I figured this was going to be one of the harder quiz's so I made up 12 clues, only to use two of them."



You should know that the more clues that you prepare the quicker the players get the answer. The less you make, the longer they take. That's just the way it works.
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09 May 2015
08:51:44am

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I bet there's someone who won't need a clue for this one but.... "Got milk?"

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09 May 2015
09:54:06am

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Scott U.S. 737/738. Happy Mothers Day to you too.

David

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09 May 2015
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Way too easy! Happy Mother's Day to all

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