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marclively

marclively
Date Joined: December 20, 2015
Last Online: January 15, 2021
Birthday: December 6, 1954
Country: United States

About Me

I am 62 years old and work for a restaurant supply co. I am married with 2 grown children and 4 grandchildren. I like westerns and listen to music on the way into work. I collect postmarks, postcards, stamps, old books and lots and lots more. I am a member of quite a few postcard robins. I have alot more regular size cards than continentals. I house any postcards in file drawers and have a few topical collections in 3 ring binders.When I lived in Rhode Island I collected old bottles. Up there I dug them up. Here in Texas there aren't as many good digging sites. I like older postcards but collect animals, banks, airplanes, automobiles, ships , trains, large letter, court houses, sports stadiums, military, high schools, libraries, lighthouses, weapons, museum exhibits, exotic animals, minerals, books on pc, pictured stamps and postmarks, covered bridges.I am a member of a postcard club.we meet once a month. I have a couple of 10 drawer file cabinets in which I house my collection.

About Me

I also have collected coins for decades. I put this collection on the back burner until the coordinator of coin hideout renewed my interest in coins and got me interested in banknotes. still a beginner but enjoying her swaps immensely. Some of my coins that I've had for a long time I had to research to tell what country they came from. The same with some of my stamps - I love geography and have had to look up many countries to find out which continent they are on. I do not collect stamps by topic. I collect by country. In stamp albums the countries are listed alphabetically,and then the stamps oldest first up to the date that the album was published. The only unfortunate thing is that the albums I have are older with no pages of the newer stamps. I house those in vario pages.

About Me

I have just recently added foreign currency to my collecting interests. Swap bot got me started. I used to collect matchcovers, I still have them but I don't see many around anymore.I stopped collecting vintage paperbacks - my wife said our abode looked more like a warehouse than a home. I do still have a lot of nice old hardbacks.Update - am now64. Son graduated UT - bachelors degree with honors. Now at U of Chicago for Masters. Has written a book - Our Story - if you like to read please research.

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Comment: Hey Marc, thank you so much for the cool fishy cards! I love vintage and fish. Your joke about fishing cracked me up. Thanks for joining my swap. 💌 Wishing you the best for 2021
arystotle rated for Postage Stamp Bag Swap #45 on Jan 15, 2021
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Comment: These are great and thank you for the postcards.
HannahKaitlyn rated for 3 of a Kind! (In an envie) #6 on Jan 15, 2021
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Comment: Thank you so much for the seashell cards. They make me miss the beach so bad!
Prettyexpressions rated for Postage Stamp Swap #4 on Jan 15, 2021
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Comment: Thank you so much for the lovely stamps! And all the extra! Im actually a new collector!
lovenita rated for Playing Card Swap~Round 2~Swap # 20 on Jan 15, 2021
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Comment: Thank you so much for the cards
radalice518 rated for PH: Scavenger Hunt For PCs #127 on Jan 15, 2021
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Comment: these are wonderful! thanks so much!!
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Comment: Thank you for the great package. I loved all the cards and the postcard too. All the best for 2021.
Jillemina rated for National parks facts & pc #4 on Jan 14, 2021
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Comment: Marc, I alway enjoy your swaps! I LOVE the vintage Petrified Forest NP postcard! It's going straight up on my bulletin board. THANS
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Comment: Thanks so much for the great swap! Wish you all the best!
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MailArtbyJac rated for Bags but NO LB Bags #5 on Jan 13, 2021
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Comment: Thanks for taking the time to read my profile and write a letter. Nice bags, will pass along quickly
rhinoluvr rated for 5 Postcards to 2 Partners #207 on Jan 11, 2021
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Comment: Hi Marc 👋 Thank you for the wonderful selection of postcards - as always. I especially like the lighthouse, library 📚 🏰 castle, octopus 🐙 & map card. So actually All of them. 😜 Thanks again! Take care 🤗
young46356 rated for 3 Blank Map PCs #11 on Jan 10, 2021
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Comment: Thanks Marc, I have bird cards I can trade. Do you want only North American or foreign as well. I might have a large letter or two. Rich
Jillemina rated for 3 of a Kind! (In an envie) #5 on Jan 9, 2021
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Comment: thanks for the postcards. I love the quirky, unique ones! THANKS
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Comment: Thank you marc for the 5 unwanted PC's.
mcorbus rated for 3 of a Kind! (In an envie) #5 on Jan 8, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the awesome pcs :)
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Comment: Thank you! Really like the observatory and Niagara (visited there in 2000, way back when you didn't need a passport to go to the Canada side)
Phish rated for CH: One Pressed Penny + a Coin #3 on Jan 8, 2021
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Comment: LOVE this coin! It's funny, I think you were one of my partners for the "uninteresting postcard swap" ... I love the old penny too. Thank you so much!
Cicely321 rated for Surprise Postcard Swap #7 on Jan 7, 2021
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Comment: thanks
aero rated for 2021 50 Post Stamp Swap # 01 on Jan 6, 2021
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Comment: Marc, you never fail to surprise me😊Thanks so much🙆

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Comments

LavenderSprinkles on Dec 25, 2020:

Happy holidays!

Rosie2766 on Oct 18, 2020:

Hi Marc,

I was just checking to see if you received “My Letter with a Flat Suprise”? It was sent on 9-29-2020, I haven’t seen a rating, so I wanted to make sure you received it!! Can you let me know please and thank you!!! Have a great day!!!

Rosemary Rosie2766

hamsterfarm on Sep 17, 2020:

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Thank you for joining my swap!

You're my partner! I'll have to dig around for some postcards for you <3

ema819 on Jan 19, 2020:

Thanks for the Christmas card. Was a beautiful surprise my mailbox. Hope you had a Happy Holiday! Thank you so much!

dcp0112 on Dec 22, 2019:

Thank you SO much Marc for the beautiful beautiful Christmas card, it was so nice of you. I have really enjoyed getting to know you and getting to swap with you this past year and look forward to tons more awesome swaps with you! Hope you and your family have a happy, healthy and family filled Christmas and New Year!

bluecrayons on Nov 28, 2019:

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EmilyT on Mar 28, 2018:

That was so nice of you to send me my missing state PCs! What a kind surprise 😃 as soon as I get caught up from my absence I'll update my info and prepare to host the ones you sent me! Thank you, I really appreciate you sending them to me!

Poohtat on Nov 27, 2017:

I got your 4 dog postcards today. Such cute cards, Thank you!

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