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The STS-8 Flight Cover USPS/NASA (First Day Cover in Folder with Original Mailer)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: USPS/NASA: 1983

Seller ID: 18828K


A very special offering for collectors of First Day Covers published as a joint effort of the U.S. Postal Service and NASA. The cover itself with its bright logo and stamp is housed in a pictorial folder that measures 8-1/2"x11" and offers information about the cover's design. What makes this so special is the fact that it was stamped three times -- once at Kennedy Space Center August 14, 1983, once aboard the Challenger at launch on August 30, 1983, and then aga... View more info

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United States Postal Card Catalog 2005 (In Original Shrinkwrap)

By: Bussey, Lewis E. (editor)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: United Postal Stationery Society: 2006

Edition: 60th Anniversary Edition

Seller ID: 18221


Crisp BRAND NEW copy of a hard to find the 2005 60th Amniversary Edition still in original publisher's shrinkwrap.Considered by collectors to be the most comprehensive and best-illustrated catalogue of U.S. postal cards available.a tth etime of publication. Winner of a gold award at Stampshow 2006 in Chicago. Book lists many varieties not covered by either Scott or Krause-Minkus and supplies much info on each listed card and extensive coverage of printing, surcharges, u... View more info

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U.S. Contract Mail Routes By Water (Star Routes 1824-1875)

By: Feldman, Hugh V.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, The Collectors' Club of Chicago: 2008

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 27678


BRAND NEW book still in original shrinkwrap. Book bills itself as "A history of the U.S. Post Office Department's contracts made with independent contractors for the carriage of the mail by water within the United States of America from the inception of such contracts in 1824 to 1875. " Measures 8-1/2" x 11-1/4" and has 396 pages including index and back matter. Photos of pages are from an earlier copy I had which was not in shrink wrap. View more info

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The Postal Stationery of the Canal Zone

By: Gibbs, Irwin J.;United Postal Stationery Society;Canal Zone Study Group (U.S.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: United Postal Stationery Society: 2003

Seller ID: 18225


Crisp, BRAND NEW book. An excellent resource for philatalists with an interest in the Canal Zone region. Book lists all pertinent items with detailed drawings of each and complete descriptions to ease identification. 86 pages. Two copies available. View more info

The United States As Depicted on Its Postage Stamps

By: Ratjar, Steve

Price: $60.00

Publisher: McFarland: 2007

Seller ID: 19678


Crisp, BRAND NEW book designed without dustjacket. Navy blue boards sport white printing to face and spine. Measures 7-1/4"x10-1/4". Illustrated nicely throughout in both black and white and in full color with each photo the exact size of the stamp. Color photos printed on coated paper. The author takes each state one at a time, including the District of Columbia, and shows examples of how it has been depicted in postage stamps with an explanation of each image.... View more info

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Catalog of the 20th Century Stamped Envelopes, Wrappers, Cut Squares and Full Corners of the United States (2nd Edition, 2004)

By: Summers, Jerry (editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: United States Postal Stationery Society: 2004

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 18236


Crisp, clean book with no bumps to boards and no names ro writing. Pristine isndie and out. This edition updates prices of 8500 different envelopes, wrappers and aerogrammes, working dies, city types and cut squares. Also updates sections on Mercantile envelopes, the 1945 Re-Valued Air Mail Issue, and the Aerogrammes and includes the addition of 100 new envelopes. 486 pages. View more info