Riddie 27.2

A keen stamp collector who specializes in US stamps, saw n advertisement offering a complete set of early US stamps for a fraction of what it was worth. He quickly bought it. Although it was a genuine splendid collection and a real bargain, he was angry not pleased. What was going on?

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They were his own stamps. The man had recently left his wife to live with his mistress, the angry wife had advertised the man’s prized stamp collection for sale. He quickly bought his own stamps to stop anyone else from doing so.