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Mystic Heirloom 2004 Retrofit Kit

In 2004, I hacked pages 1048 and 1060. On Page 1048, I made the Disney stamps a block of 4, instead of a strip of 4:

On page 1060, I made all the ornament stamps blocks of 4:

As usual, everything is on my Google Drive. Filename is 2004 Retrofit Kit.7z

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5nZhycYzltRa21JWXYwOFBlSGM

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Mystic Heirloom 2003 Retrofit Kit

This is my first hack since recovering from COVID-19. It’s Sunday, and I’m too tired to do much more than sit in front of a computer. So, you get the benefits of my boredom.

I changed 3 pages in the 2003 stamp pages: 1016, 1028, 1032

On page 1016, I kept all the Old Glory stamps connected:

On page 1028, I kept the Mary Cassatt Paintings as a block of four:

On page 1032, I converted the sheet of Holiday Music Makers stamps as a block of four, and I connected the booklet stamps as a block of four:

Everything is on my Google Drive.

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B5nZhycYzltRa21JWXYwOFBlSGM?usp=sharing

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Mystic Heirloom Year 2000 Retrofit Kit

I needed to change two pages in the Mystic Heirloom 2000 pages: Page 897 and Page 923.

On page 897, I took the strip of 4 Youth Team Sports stamps and made them a block of 4:

On page 923, I kept the Flowers Booklet stamp connected:

Both pages are available in one zip file on my Google Drive, called the 2000 Retrofit Kit.

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B5nZhycYzltRa21JWXYwOFBlSGM?usp=sharing

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Mystic Heirloom 2019 Supplement Retrofit Kit Revisit

My cactus flowers stamps came in the mail and I decided I didn’t want to mount the whole booklet, just the block of 10. This required a new page.

I added another version of the Page 1544 hack that allows you to mount just the ten block instead of the whole booklet.

New 7-zip file has been uploaded and the old file has been replaced.

Here is what the new page looks like:

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Mystic Heirloom 2018 Supplement Retrofit Kit

Hacking the Mystic Heirloom 2018 supplement, only required I change 2 pages:

  1. Page 512 – Frozen Treats. Made sure all the stamps stayed connected.
  2. Page 1530 – Hot Wheels. It was easiest to just moung the whole sheet, rather than try to break it up.

Here are some pictures of what I did:

The pages are available on my Google Drive as one 7zip file called the 2018 Retrofit Kit.

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5nZhycYzltRa21JWXYwOFBlSGM

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Introducing the Mystic Heirloom 2019 Supplement Retrofit Kit (beta)

I ordered the 2019 Mystic Heirloom Supplement and saw that I only needed to hack 4 pages, and of those 4, two were really optional. So, I had some fun the last few days. Here’s what we have:

  1. Page 1544 – Cactus Flowers. I modified the page to allow you to mount the whole booklet.
  2. Page 1548 – Corals. Both corals are now horizontal strips
  3. Page 1562 – Military Working Dogs. The dogs stay connected
  4. Page 1568 – Spooky Silhouettes. The stamps are a block of 4 now instead of a strip.

Here are some screenshots of the pages:

All files can be downloaded from my Google Drive. The file name for this one is the 2019 Retrofit Kit. These files are considered “beta” because I don’t have all the stamps yet. Please test fit stamps and let me know if the box sizes are OK.

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5nZhycYzltRa21JWXYwOFBlSGM

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Mystic Heirloom Page 651-657 Hack

In following with what I did for previous 50 stamp se-tenants, I have made the page 651-657 hack. The page has a high resolution 300 DPI scan of the whole Wildflowers page in color, along with a PDF form text box that will let you fill in the location of your 50 sheet se-tenant. The back is duplicate of page 658, so you can use it as a drop in replacement for all 4 pages.

The files can be downloaded from my Google Drive here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B5nZhycYzltRa21JWXYwOFBlSGM?usp=sharing

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Mystic Heirloom 2018 Supplement Page 1530-32 Hack

I ordered the Mystic Heirloom 2018 stamp supplement, just to see how much hacking it would need. It appears there are only 2 pages that need modification, and those really are optional, and more for the way I collect stamps.

For the Hot Wheels stamps, I decided I wanted to keep the whole sheet together, even though there are two copies of every stamp, and technically none of them touch each other.

So here is what I came up with this morning:


All downloads for these pages and older ones are on my Google Drive.

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5nZhycYzltRa21JWXYwOFBlSGM

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Mystic Heirloom Page 665 FIX

Well, not really a fix. More an omission. Same trip to the stamp store, and the owner told me that the Hank Williams stamp had 2 major Scott catalog numbers with 2 different perforation: 10×10 and 11¼x11½.

Since I am collecting all Scott major numbers, I decided to modify the page to include Scott 2723A. The page now looks like this:

As usual, the files are on my Google Drive here:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5nZhycYzltRa21JWXYwOFBlSGM

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Mystic Heirloom Page 623 Hack Fix

As I was in my local stamp store today, buying stamps, I found and error on Page 623. The Scott catalog number for the Numismatics stamps was wrong. So, I corrected it.

Files can be found on my Google Drive:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5nZhycYzltRa21JWXYwOFBlSGM