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A short review of Michel online stamp catalogue

As some know (or may have noticed from my earlier writings), I’m a great fan of Michel’s printed worldwide stamp catalogue series.   I use Michel as my primary source of generic information for worldwide stamps. The problem with printed catalogues however is, the price levels get out date rather fast and new catalogues cost huge sums of money. For example Michel Europe catalogue is currently 7 volumes, Übersee (outside Europe) is 11 or 12 volumes – all costs between 50 and 100 euro brand new, and even few years old used prints cost 20-30€ each.  That’s way more than I’m willing to spend for catalogues…  Luckily there’s Michel Online Catalogue for scrooges like me. The good It’s cheap. Or I wouldn’t call 72€/yearl 100-130€/year fee cheap for any (paid) website access, but it’s way less than the printed catalogues. It’s constantly up-to-date.  Michel provides 2-3 data updates a year […]

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