Now what is so special about these stamps? Let me tell you on how I came to find this item.
It all started with Toph giving me a call right after work. He was looking to smog his car, and asked if I knew of any good places in Chico. Since I can only smog my car at home (It is registered in Loomis where Smog Check II is required [about $60]. Chris registered his car here, in Chico, where Smog Check I is required [about $40]), I asked a coworker if he knew of any good places. He recommended a place called "Smog Busters" up in Paradise.
Now this place is cool. It is a combination garage, deli, coffee shop, and antique store. So while we were waiting for them to finish on Chris's car, I took the opportunity to look around.
That is when I found these. . .
This is a sheet of 20 Marilyn Monroe stamps from 1995, unused, "mint" condition. Price: $10.50
So after some debate, I decided to buy them. When we got home I grabbed the stamp catalog I usually order from to see how much they are going for.
I was shocked.
They are going for $49.95
What a find indeed!