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Scott’s 2017 U.S. Specialized and
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The Scott 2017 Specialized Catalogue on United States Stamps & Covers – We will ship on October 7th! Scott Publishing Co., 2016, 1,319p+, Soft bound. Once again, in full color. Several new articles. Scott retail: $124.99. Our price: $85.00 plus $7.00 shipping.
Illinois residents add 7.75% sales tax to just the catalog price

The Scott 2016 Classic Specialized
Catalogue of Stamps & Covers 1840 -1940 –
We will ship on November 5th!
Scott Publishing Co., 1310+p, TBA, Hard bound. Classic worldwide stamps in full color. HB. There is supposed to be a lot of new material in the new edition. Scott retail: $174.99. Our price: $140.00 + $7.00 shipping.
Illinois residents add 7.75% sales tax to just the catalog price

Strikingly Beautiful
Union Patriotic!

1c Blue (Type 1)+3c Dull red, tied by New York Jun.7th CDS and grid killer to Kimmel (unsigned) patriotic cover (Weiss no. E-R-58 var.), blue Union flag and eagle design to Sing Sing, NY. This cover was originally in the Marc Haas collection which Stanley Gibbons began to market in 1980 via auction. Kimmel patriotic covers have always been among my favorites. A gem! Ex-Haas (PH79-01) $3,500.00

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The "Queen Bees" Cover

73 – Advertising cover 2c Black, tied by grid killer to unsealed envelope. Beautiful illustrated “Italian Queen Bees” advertising cover. Minor edge nick in the upper right hand corner. (PH79-15) $750.00 Click to order



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    View all twenty pages of the 79th edition of our Newsletter released on Sept. 2nd---which includes scores of one-of-a-kind stamps and postal history---plus books, too!
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Our 20th Century Essays & Proofs Page
Has Been Completely UPDATED with  Countless NEW ITEMS Added to the Page...
Click Here! Here are some examples:

A True One-of-a-Kind Essay

63-E11a – Unique die essay
1c Ultramarine, die essay on India paper. This is the “first design” or “August issue” and is the only recorded example of this die in ultramarine. Ex-Donald Evans, Pacetti (EP79-39) $3,000.00
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From the Wilson Hulme Collection

63P3 – Plate block of eight
1c Blue, plate proof on India paper, block of eight with plate number 56 and National imprint. This is the only recorded example of this proof showing plate no. 56 and being perforated. Ex-Hulme, Pacetti (EP79-40) $1,500.00
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A Massey Patent Block

206-E – Massey Patent – “nine holes”
1c Gray-blue, experimental American print­ing employing double paper with nine holes (in a circle) in the top layer. Imprint block of four with the American imprint at the bottom, full OG, HR. A couple of surface flaws which are quite common for this experiment. Ex-Pacetti (EP79-35) $500.00
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