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This page contains photos or  links of collections from other collectors.
 

Currently, my Winter Sports Collection is the largest known accumulation of Neopost TM 34c stamp covers. The history of the collection is documented in the following link. Click on the link below. 

My Winter Sport Collection
















The following images are from the collection of Wesley Gomez.

Sheet from USPS Rosslynn
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Sheet from NPF in Denver, Colorado
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Sheet from Hayward, CA
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Sheet from Dallas, Texas
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Postage Rate Change Unofficial First Day Cover Set - Baltimore Kiosk
 
A unoffical Baltimore Kiosk First Day Cover was created on July 3, 2002. July 3, 2002 was the first day that the Baltimore kiosk was activated. The Baltimore kiosk was deactivated days prior to the June 30, 2002 postal rate change date. The Baltimore kiosk was reactivated on July 3, 2002. A determined collector monitored the kiosk several times a day to check its availability.
 
On the afternoon on July 3, 2002, the Baltimore kiosk was found to be reactivated and with larger 10-stamp sheets. Purchases were made after normal USPS business hours (the local Post Office was closed). Previously made cachets (for 4-stamp sheets) were not usable with the larger stamp sheets.
 
 This determined collector was modestly prepared. New cachets with  number 10 envelopes had to be quickly made. Two USPS facilities were open in the surrounding area until midnight. One in Washington DC and one in Virginia. Time was short and the collector decided to only make FDC with the Washington DC postmark. The collector's original plan was to create a FDC with Washington DC postmark and Virginia postmark (a good plan). Unfortunately, time was the limiting factor.
 
This collector spent an excessive amount of time making first day purchases (for his collection and another collector). After two separate visits, the kiosk ran out of sheets. The purchase included three "long sets" (purchase of each kiosk selection) and several individual purchases. Number 10 envelopes had to be purchased.  Unfortunately, this collectors had a big problem, July 3 was his wife's Birthday. He was going to be late for the dinner reservation. His understanding wife allowed the dinner reservation (in downtown Baltimore) to be moved back an hour. New cachets were designed and several were printed. 
 
After dinner, the collector continued making cachets. Time was running out. At 11:00 PM the cachets were completed. A decesion was made not to attached the sheets to the cachet. It was to be attached at the Post Office (in case he arrived at the USPS facility late). Another decesion was made to only prepare a single "long set" and several separate covers due to the time constraint (and number of cachets printed).
 
The collector arrived at the Washington DC Post Office at 11:40 PM and was not serviced until 11:55PM. Within the five minutes, the collector (with the help of his wife) attached each individual sheet with archival adhesive to a cachet and postmarked each cover. The task was completed just in time. Several extra cachets (without a stamp sheets) were also postmarked. 
 
The unoffical Baltimore Kiosk FDC is a unique set.  This set consists of 46 pieces. The collector gave this FDC set to his wife as an extra Birthday present for her efforts (she purchased the envelopes, changed the dinner reservations, notified guests, drove to Washington DC, parked the car while the collector stood in line, applied the postmark on each cover, and for being understanding on her Birthday).
 
The image below is 23c postcard sheet (part of a 50 stamp purchase) FDC. This FDC is unlisted in the Specialized Catalogue for Neopost Webenabled Stamps, by Cerizet. (Note: This unoffical Baltimore kiosk FDC set contains the 80c first day which was not at the Hayward kiosk. Identified as the sixth most important Neopost TM stamp. )

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