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July 1, 2015: Scanning Engraved Stamps

Lately, I have received a bunch of scans of some lovely stamp varieties where the quality of the scans has made them unusable on the site. The most frequent problems I see are caused by insufficient scanner resolution or too much sharpening caused by scanning at different resolutions than the scanner's native optical resolution.
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May 18, 2015: What's New at FlySpecker

It has now been just over two weeks since the launch of the site and a bunch of updates have been completed. In addition to adding a couple of blog posts and some minor updates to images and text throughout the site, the following significant additions have been made...
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May 8, 2015: ORAPEX 2015

I attended the Ottawa RA Centre Philatelic Exhibition (ORAPEX) last week and had a great time. I had a chance to meet for the first time a few of the collectors and dealers who have supplied material for the site. I also demoed the website on my iPad for several people and received a very enthusiastic response.
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May 1, 2015: Welcome to FlySpecker.com!

I am very pleased to announce the official launch of FlySpecker.com. After almost three months of development and two months of networking with various collectors and dealers to get a good critical mass of material, I am thrilled to be heading off to Ottawa for ORAPEX in order to present the site to some friends and fellow collectors.
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