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Portuguese stamps value
There are some known falsifications of classic stamps; some reach a good market value. The best Portuguese stamps catalogue is the Afinsa. Every year a new edition is printed. There is also an Afinsa catalogue for the Portuguese ex-colonies. The values indicated in the catalogue do not correspond to the stamps exact market value in Portugal. Specialized shops sell all stamps with a 20% discount. Almost all stamps can be found in the flee market at 50% catalogue value. These are buying values; if you are selling stamps to a professional seller you should consider 25% of catalogue value as acceptable.
The value of classic stamps will vary depending on the size of the margins. Catalogue value refers to normal sizes. Large margins can value up to four times the catalogue value.
Hinged mint stamps will have their value reduced about 50%.
When buying classic Portuguese mint stamps be careful, as there are later reprints that are difficult to distinguish from the original ones and have a much lower value.
Italy and Colonies Study Circle Society members are dedicated to the study of the stamps and postal history of Italy and its colonies. The group publishes a quarterly journal related to the specialty.