What is UAR on a stamp?
Stamps were labeled “United Arab Republic” or more commonly UAR. After Syria’s withdrawal from the union in 1961, Egypt retained its “United Arab Republic” name until 1971.
How do I check the value of a stamp?
How to Determine Stamp Values
- Identify the stamp.
- Find out when was the stamp issued.
- Know the stamp’s age and material used.
- Determine the centering of the design.
- Check the stamp’s gum.
- Determine the condition of the perforations.
- See if the stamp has been cancelled or not.
- Find out the rarity of the stamp.
Which collector stamp is most valuable?
USA 1868 1¢ Benjamin Franklin Z Grill – $3 million (£2.6m) The 1868 Benjamin Franklin Z Grill is the rarest and most valuable of all US postage stamps. This example, which belongs to storied collector William H. Gross and is listed in the Scott Catalogue for $3 million (£2.3m), is only one of two in existence.
What commemorative stamps are worth money?
The 10 Most Valuable U.S. Stamps
- The Inverted Jenny. (Courtesy of Siegel Auction Gallery)
- 1847 Issue Block of 16 of Ben Franklin.
- Almanac Stamp of 1765 or 1766.
- ‘Blue Boy’ Alexandria Postmaster’s Provisional.
- 1869 Pictorials—Inverted Center Errors.
- Two-Cent Blue Hawaiian Missionary.
- 1860 Stolen Pony Cover.
- Pan American Inverts.
Are stamps worth anything anymore?
In the real world, modern mint stamps are not worth their face value when sold at auction or to dealers unless there was a low print run or a printing error. The classic stamps of some countries continue to increase in value.
Which country stamps are rare?
World Post Day | 10 of the world’s rarest stamps
- British Guiana 1 cent Magenta, 1856.
- Treskilling Yellow, Sweden, 1855.
- The Sicilian Error of Colour, 1859.
- Blue & Red Penny Mauritius, 1847.
- Baden 9 Kreuzer Error, 1851.
- The Inverted Jenny, 1918.
- 3c George Washington w/ B Grill, 1867.
- Tiflis Stamp, 1857.