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Blue Mauritius

The Hunt for the World's Most Valuable Stamps

by Helen Morgan

<p>In September 1847 coloured squares of paper were stuck to envelopes and used to send out admission cards to a fancy-dress ball on the tropical island of Mauritius. No-one at the party would have guessed that the envelopes bearing these stamps

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Every Stamp Tells a Story

The National Philatelic Collection

by M. T. Sheahan

Every stamp and piece of mail tells a story. In fact, each often tells multiple stories, ranging from concept to art design to production to usage, often with tales of politics, history, technology, biography, genealogy, economics, geography, ...

ISBN: 9781935623540

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Generally Speaking: a Philatelic Patchwork

by Lawrence Block

<p data-version="1.1">A specialist, it has been said, is someone who learns more and more about less and less until he knows everything about nothing. A generalist, on the other hand, learns less and less about more and more until he knows ...

ISBN: 9781507034040

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HOLOGRAPHY AND PHILATELY

by Hans Bjelkhagen

<p>Holograms on postage stamps have become a new topical subject in philately, and there has been a growing interest among philatelists in collecting such items for many years now. It was 25 years ago when the first definitive postage stamp with

ISBN: 9780995779327

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Philatelic Philosophy: Stamp Collecting Wisdom & Opportunity

by Adam Koch

<p>For years this author has passed up stamps. Dismissed them as nothing serious. In all honesty, they seemed boring. It wasn&apos;t until I acquired some rare stamps through a trade with a dealer that I started realizing and appreciating the ...

ISBN: 9781310458002

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Stamp Collecting A Beginners Guide to Finding, Valuing and Profiting from Stamps

The Collector Series, #2

by Tim Harvey

<p data-version='1.1'>Stamp collecting has a long and celebrated history. It is also a hobby that can make a considerable amount of profit, if you do things properly. It doesn’t matter if you want to collect stamps as a hobby or if you want to ...

ISBN: 9781536566673

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Stamps of British India and It's States

by Balakrishna Chadalawada

<p>The stamp history of British India is one of the oldest and most versatile in the world. The versatility is mainly because besides the British, some of the Princely States ruled by native rulers as vassals of the British India ventured into ...

ISBN: 9781311622594

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The Adhesive Postage Stamp

by Patrick Chalmers

This book details the achievements of Sir Rowland Hill, the man responsible for numerous postal reforms in the late nineteenth century. The most notable of his postal reforms was the implementation of the adhesive stamp for postage purposes, ...

ISBN: 9781473376861

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The Postage Stamps of Canada

by Bertram W. H. Poole

This antique text details the history of Canada's postal service, with particular emphasis on the development and evolution of postage stamps as a means of payment. A fascinating and detailed treatise on the subject, this text will greatly ...

ISBN: 9781473376878

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The Postal Service eGuide to U.S. Stamps 42nd Edition

by U.S. Postal Service

<p>Beginning with the first stamps in 1847, the Postal Service eGuide covers more than 5500 stamps up to the present and includes detailed listings and color illustrations for each stamp. The eGuide offers links to referenced external sites, ...

ISBN: 9780986335532

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The Postal Service eGuide to U.S. Stamps, 43rd Edition

by U.S. Postal Service

<p>Beginning with the first stamps in 1847, the Postal Service eGuide covers more than 5500 stamps up to the present and includes detailed listings and color illustrations for each stamp. The eGuide offers links to referenced external sites, ...

ISBN: 9780986335570

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The Stamp Finder - Tells at a Glance the Country to Which Any Stamp Belongs and Where to Place It in Your Album - The Collector's Dictionary

by Anon.

The Stamp Finder' is a vintage handbook for stamp collectors, providing information on the country to which the stamp belongs and where to place it in your album. Also contained is a collectors' dictionary, explaining the words, phrases, and ...

ISBN: 9781473347427

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Warman's U.S. Stamps Field Guide

by Maurice D. Wozniak

<p><i>Warman's U.S. Stamps Field Guide, 3rd edition</i>, features photographs of nearly 1,000 color stamps, thousands of listings values for U.S. regular-issue and Airmail stamps from 1847-2013, all providing a compact and enjoyable overview of ...

ISBN: 9781440242052

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