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Old 10-18-2012, 12:17 AM   #26
Angelnorth
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Originally Posted by jeanne3579 View Post
I've tried Goo Gone and hot water inside for most labels. What I have trouble with is getting canceled stamps off the envelopes.
Try some gentle heat (your embossing tool or a hairdryer) on the back of the paper the stamp is stuck to. If you can get a corner to lift that way then you can take over with some heavy breathing Seriously, breathe out through your mouth into the little gap and keep peeling gently and breathing some more. The combination of moisture and warmth works on many of these adhesives.
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