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Scott 2018 Catalogues!

US Specialized    Scott 2018 Classic Catalog

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Once again, we are offering the new Scott catalogs at prepublication prices. We have no plans to stock these. The profit margin on the Scott Catalogs is relatively small. The catalogs are made available to our clients as a service. With the ever-increasing weight of the catalogs and rising postage rates we can no longer offer them postpaid. However, we are holding the line on the catalogue cost; it will be the same as previous two years.

The Scott 2018 Specialized Catalogue of United States Stamps & Covers
Very Limited Stock
Scott Publishing Co., 2017. 1250+ pp Soft bound. Once again, in full color. Several new articles. Scot Retail: $124.99. Our price $85.00 plus $7.00 shipping.

The Scott 2018 Classic Specialized Catalogue of Stamps & Covers1840-1940
Very Limited Stock
Scott Publishing Co., 2017. 1350+pp, 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.

Very rare 12-cent Die Proof
212P4 block

69TC1ah – Trial color die proof

12c Green, trial color die proof pulled on India paper and die sunk

on card blotter. A very attractive proof. SCV: $2,500.00.


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 An amazing set of die
essays for a beautiful design never used.


3c Continental die essays pulled on ivory glazed paper in four

different colors. There is a spelling error in the word “postage” as

a “R” was engraved as opposed to a “S”. The Scott catalog

describes the vignette as being an “Indian maiden in headdress”.

It is the profile of “liberty” from the top of the Capital dome.

They are $750.00 each or $3,000.00 for the group.

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Excellent price for this nice
set of Roosevelt die proofs

We pay very competitive prices for U.S. essays, proofs, fancy cancels, 19th century covers & stamps, plus philatelic literature! Call us at (847) 462-9130 or E-Mail Us Now. We'll respond immediately.
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Copyright 2017
James E. Lee
P.O. Box 3876
Oak Brook, IL 60522-3876
Phone: (847) 462-9130

View Our Latest Newsletter Online!
    View all twenty pages of the 84th edition of our Newsletter released on November 23rd---which includes scores of one-of-a-kind stamps and postal history---plus books, too!
Section 1 (pp. 1-4)

Section 2 (pp. 5-8)
Section 3 (pp. 9-12)
Section 4 (pp. 13-16)
Section 5 (pp. 17-20)

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The "All Seeing Eye" Cover
Chicago Flag cover

147 – Orland, Ind.

3c Green, tied with Masonic “All Seeing Eye” cancel on full cover.

Stunning light brown address block. $175.00

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Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs

O2TC4 – Atlanta trial color plate proofs

Complete set of five colors, Atlanta trial color plate proofs on card. Outstanding

margins for this issue. $750.00 Click to order.

An Especially Attractive
Embossed Advertising Cover
For a beer that is still America's

215 Pair + U305 - To Germany

4c Carmine & 2c Green entire, tied by St. Louis, Mo. Duplex CDS cancels on full

cover to Germany. Purple “Via England” marking on front. Multi-color

Anheuser-Busch advertising. A gem! $250. Click to order

A Whimsical Masterpiece
of an Ad Cover!

267a – Topsy Tobacco

2c Pink, tied by 1897 New York duplex CDS cancel on full cover. L.F.

Brennecke & Co., multi-colored ad on front, red and black typography on back.

Stunning whimsical ad.  $175.00. Click to order

Masonic Cancel on a
Pre-Printing Paper Fold!

65 “Square & Compass with knob and G”, Pomfret, Conn., pre-printing paper fold. $175.00 Click to order

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