Pin-hole perforated by
THE OLATHE POSTE
to authentic 1918 Standards
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Mint Company Reproduces History...
Not too many of us can always afford to own
the real thing. To purchase a real, 1918 24¢ (Scott #C3a) "Jenny
Invert" Airmail postage stamp, you could be talking somewhere near a quarter of a
The Martin Mint Company has, through a myriad of technical formalities, recreated in
brilliant detail the most famous -and expensive- printer's mistake in US Postal history.
In 1:1 full scale and in full sheets!
But how do these replicas of the most desired item in philatelic history
relate to artistamps?
The answer, although not so simple, can be condensed to this: Great attention to detail
and the utmost care go into the making of these faux postage stamps. The Martin Mint
Company, as well as The Olathe Poste, who perforate the Jenny Inverts, take their crafts
very seriously to produce nothing but the finest stamps as the end result. While Vincent
vanGogh may have become a famous artist by throwing paints upon a canvas in a seemingly
random process. Most other artists do not. They put their hearts and souls into the
techniques they employ to create their works of art by.