Stamps from European Countries only
1 - Select 100 different used European stamps to send to your partner. You should send fine condition stamps.
By fine condition I mean:
a) all the perforations of each stamp should be in good state
b) no tears, creases, thins or other damaging marks on the stamp
c) the cancellation should not detract the stamp design at the point of no possible identification of country, value and color.
d) stamps should be detached from paper
2 - If you are not able to accomplish with these rules, please do not apply to participate in this swap.
3 - Do not send to your partners stamps in conditions you would not like to receive.
4 - If you receive one or several stamps from other collector not according to the above described fine condition, please try to work around it and solve the issue together. Only if your partner isnâ€™t interested in cooperating to solve the problem you should consider to give him/her a bad rate.
a) usually this kind of problems are automatically solved if you include a few more stamps on the lot. It's normal when handling so many stamps that 1 or 2 of them have minor defects that you don't realize. It also happens to me and that's why I always include a few more.
5 - Do not forget to rate me (coordinator) and your partner :-).
6 - Identify your letter clearly and write inside of it the name and number of this swap. By this way your partner will rate you faster.
a) If you wish, you can use the 2D barcode on the cover and print it to send to your partner. Using a smartphone they can access the swap page to leave feedback easily.
7 - These guidelines should be clear but if you have any doubts do not hesitate to contact me.
8 - Any feedback to improve next swaps will be welcomed.