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GREECE MARITIME STEAMSHIP CANCELLATION BY SAMARAS
Country: GREECE
Condition: GREECE MARITIME STEAMSHIP CANCELLATION BY SAMARAS
Description: In Greek and also in ENGLISH, 31 pages, illustrated throughout, Reprint - like new, rarely offered
Price: $21.00
Item Id #003421    See Details...
GERMANY OCCUPIED FRANCE 1940-1945 INCL FORGERIES
Condition: GERMANY OCCUPIED FRANCE 1940-1945 INCL FORGERIES
Description: GERMAN OCCUPATION OF FRANCE 1940-5 stamps overprints etc etc by Tust & Pickenpack 1971, in German, 64 pages, illustrated throughout INCLUDES INFORMATION ON FORGED OVERPRINTS Indispensible THE REFERENCE BOOK
Price: $39.00
Item Id #003423    See Details...
ITALY  LOMBARDY VENETIA REVENUE STAMP POSTALLY
Country: LOMBARDY VENETIA
Condition: ITALY LOMBARDY VENETIA REVENUE STAMP POSTALLY
Description: SOLELY LOMBARDY VENETIA (NO AUSTRIA) -- LOMBARDY VENETIA 1854-1858: POSTALLY USED REVENUE STAMPS by HELMUTH AVI 454 pages A4, illustrated throughout including color plates, in ITALIAN & GERMAN, hardbound, color dust jacket, 1982 First and only edition of 1,000 copies, long out of print (originally priced at 150 Swiss Francs) Early Revenue Stamps of Lombardy Venetia The reasons for their postal use Postal Rates Combination frankings Postal marks on Revenue Stamps Evaluations of stamps, covers etc Post Offices using Revenue Stamps Special, unusual postmarks Bibliography A VERY RARE BOOK SELDOM OFFERED ** BRAND NEW COPY
Price: $124.00
Item Id #003426    See Details...
POLAND LOCALS 1918 - 1999 edition in English USEFUL
Country: POLAND
Condition: POLAND LOCALS 1918 - 1999 edition in English USEFUL
Description: by J. Barefoot. Handbook covering the private or municipal Local delivery Posts operating 1915-1919 during the period of civilian postal disruption owing to occupation by German forces in WWI and the vacuum following their retreat, along with the 1918 Polish Postmasters provisional overprints. Totally reworked since its ancestor which was published in 1981. Text in English, 92 pages, published 1999.
Price: $39.00
Item Id #003435    See Details...
ITALY TURKEY: ITALIAN POs IN CONSTANTINOPLE
Country: ITALY
Condition: ITALY TURKEY: ITALIAN POs IN CONSTANTINOPLE
Description: CONSTANTINOPLE POSTA EUROPEA: GLI UFFICI ITALIANI DI COSTANTINOPOLI (in Italiano) A TRULY RARE BIBLIOGRAPHIC ITEM OF POSTAL HISTORY RESEARCH by Gioacchino Saraceni, in Italian, 12 pages, with many illustrations including those of the Post Offices. Also pictured many covers and postmarks. Written in 1936 this series of articles delves into the stamps and postal history of Italian Post Offices in the Turkish Empire including censor marks, parcel post, postal stationery and even the establishment of a Field Post Office in Galata. Only 50 copies printed, mostly sold to subscribers This 2007 reprint is printed on high quality, white paper from short fibre pulp from eucalyptus trees, chlorine free. THIS IS A MUST HAVE bibliophile publication.
Price: $14.00
Item Id #003448    See Details...
SICILY SICILIA 1859 PLATING MONOGRAPH LAVISHLY PRODUCED
Country: SICILY
Condition: SICILY SICILIA 1859 PLATING MONOGRAPH LAVISHLY PRODUCED
Description: LAVISHLY PRODUCED ***** slip-case includes the comparative study and the 15 plates 128 pp. - fine quality paper - format cm 24x31 - hardbound - 2009 – IN ITALIAN (but very simple to follow) FOR THE FIRST TIME IN COLOUR SICILY’S CLASSICS PLATING GUIDE IN COLOUR Preface by noted Experts Nino Aquila and Francesco Lombardo. detailed study, updates, and the MAGNIFICENT COLOUR PLATING PLATES stamps & plates are life size and divided into four parts with the indication of the main characteristics for each stamp and the distinctive elements for each position in the sheet. MAGNIFICATION OF THE PLATES WILL NOT CAUSE DISTORTION!!! Collectors can compare the original copies checking position and variations. Describing in great detail the retouches, reproductions enlarged. In special folder: 15 plates reproducing life size and in colour through state-of-theart printing system to obtain better image definition and detail preciseness. On the back of each plate, "fac-simile" has been printed to avoid any forgers manipulation A MUST HAVE FOR ANY SERIOUS COLLECTOR Very Heavy to Ship
Price: $279.00     Sale Price! $199.00
Item Id #003450    See Details...
SWITZERLAND SOLDIER STAMPS 1915-1918 BY BERTRAND * IN FRENCH
Country: SWITZERLAND
Condition: SWITZERLAND SOLDIER STAMPS 1915-1918 BY BERTRAND * IN FRENCH
Description: A Special Item FROM THE ANTIQUARIAN & MODERNARIAN OF POSTAL HISTORY & PHILATELY *** SWITZERLAND SOLDIER STAMPS WORLD WAR ONE ~ SUISSE 1915-1918 TIMBRES MILITAIRES ~ By GUSTAVE BERTRAND ~ IN FRENCH * WITH BRIEF INTRODUCTION (ONE PAGE) IN ENGLISH ~ These fascinating and still cheap stamps are almost 100 years old and in the coming years there will be a strong interest in them. This is the only work on Swiss Soldier Stamps that is not in German. While more research has been published since 1934, this booklet by Bertrand is a solid starter and gives a good amount of information and details. NO EVALUATIONS OR RETAIL PRICES ~~~ 48 pages, illustrated throughout ** INFANTRY * GENERAL ISSUES * SPECIAL ISSUES * GARNISON DU ST GOTHARD * GARNISON DE FORTS DE ST MAURICE * AIR FORCE * FELDPOST * MILITARY SCHOOLS * QUARANTEEN STATION * 2012 REPRINT OF THE 1934 EDITION * DO NOT EXPECT 2011 photography, or state-of-the-art typographical and lay-out quality in a reprint of a 1934 monograph BEING THE EARLIEST DETAILED RESEARCH IN FRENCH ON THE SUBJECT MATTER THE IMPORTANCE OF THIS BOOKLET IS ITS GREAT BIBLIOGRAPHIC RELEVANCE LIMITED EDITION *** NOT TO BE MISSED!!!
Price: $27.00
Item Id #003548    See Details...
STAMPS OF LUXEMBOURG 1852 - 1932 BY BERTRAND incl FORGERIES
Country: LUXEMBOURG
Condition: STAMPS OF LUXEMBOURG 1852 - 1932 BY BERTRAND incl FORGERIES
Description: A Special Item FROM THE ANTIQUARIAN & MODERNARIAN OF POSTAL HISTORY & PHILATELY LUXEMBOURG 1852 - 1932 LES TIMBRES-POSTE DU GRAND-DUCHE DE LUXEMBOURG By GUSTAVE BERTRAND ~ IN FRENCH * (easy to understand and use) 56 PAGES ILLUSTRATED THROUGHOUT 2012 REPRINT OF THE 1934 EDITION * CHAPTERS & TOPICS INCLUDE: COAT OF ARMS ISSUES * STAMPS DEPICTING THE SOVEREIGNS & THEIR FAMILIES * TOWNS AND TOURIST ATTRACTIONS * MINIATURE SHEETS * POSTAGE DUE STAMPS * AIR MAIL STAMPS * PRECANCELLED STAMPS * TELEGRAPH STAMPS * STAMPS FOR "OFFICIAL" MAIL * STAMP BOOKLETS * FORGERIES OF EARLY ISSUES ARE DISCUSSED AND IDENTIFICATION CLUES ARE SHOWN IN DETAILED SKETCHES * DO NOT EXPECT 2012 photography, or state-of-the-art typographical and lay-out quality in a reprint of a 1934 monograph BEING THE EARLIEST DETAILED RESEARCH IN FRENCH ON THE SUBJECT MATTER THE IMPORTANCE OF THIS BOOKLET IS ITS GREAT BIBLIOGRAPHIC RELEVANCE LIMITED EDITION *** NOT TO BE MISSED!!! WE SHIP WORLDWIDE
Price: $33.00
Item Id #003549    See Details...
FORGERIES: GERMANY, RUSSIA, CZECHOSLOVAKIA, GREECE
Country: RUSSIA
Condition: CHECK TO FORGERS * GERMANY, RUSSIA, CZECHOSLOVAKIA, GREECE
Description: FORGERIES: GERMANY, RUSSIA, CZECHOSLOVAKIA, GREECE DODECANESE ISLANDS, CRIMEA, TUNISIA, RUHR, KURLAND -- CHECK TO THE FORGERS by Erich Haide ~~~~ in English, 56 pp, many illustrations throughout, fine quality “Pavia” reprint of the 1948 edition 5 1/2” x 8 1/2” *** with 8 added pages with crisp illustrations of genuine stamps (not in the original edition). ~~~~~~~~ Areas discussed in depth include: RHODES INSELPOST, CRETE INSELPOST, CRIMEA PROVISIONAL, CZECHO-SLOVAKIA 1920 AIRMAIL, DESSAU CHARITY STAMPS, FRANKENBERG, HELA STAMPS, KURLAND, LEROS INSELPOST, MECKLENBURG, MEISSEN LOCAL ISSUE, OSLO PROVISIONAL, TUNISIA PALM STAMP, PIRNA FAKE ISSUE, RHODES CHRISTMAS STAMP, RUHR, RUSSIA 1922 AIRMAIL STAMP, U-BOAT STAMP. A lot of information is packed in this invaluable book missing from most libraries, also because the original was printed in a very limited quantity and the post-war quality of the paper on which it was printed tends to disintegrate. The reprint is printed on high quality, extra white paper. THIS IS A MUST HAVE publication.
Price: $29.00
Item Id #003875    See Details...
FORGERIES AUSTRIA BELGIUM CZECHOSLOVAKIA ESTONIA
Country: AUSTRIA
Condition: FORGERIES AUSTRIA BELGIUM CZECHOSLOVAKIA ESTONIA
Description: ********** 2016 REPRINT ************ FORGERIES: AUSTRIA BELGIUM CZECHOSLOVAKIA DANZIG ESTONIA FORGERIES: AUSTRIA BELGIUM CZECHOSLOVAKIA DANZIG ESTONIA FINLAND FRANCE FRENCH COLONIES GERMANY OCC OF BELGIUM GREECE LATVIA MEMEL NETHERLANDS POLAND ROMANIA RUSSIA SERBIA **** CHECK TO THE FORGERS describes, illustrates and gives lots of information on the SIIMSON KULL, NOVOTNY, WAXMANN and FELDMANN forgeries. Extensive sections on Danzig, Estonia, Latvia, Russia. Lots of overprints, including those on Air Mail (Czechoslovakia, Estonia, France, Latvia, Memel and Switzerland). Also sections on Finland, Serbia, Netherlands, Romania, Greece, Poland, Belgium, Austria, French Colonies etc. **** A lot of information is packed in this invaluable book missing from most libraries, also because the original was printed in a very limited edition. Published by Kurt Kayssner in 1935, high quality 2006 Pavia reprint, in English, 72 pages, with many illustrations, very easy to use, includes index. 5 1/2” x 8 1/2” (which is double size the original), with a few added pages with crisp illustrations of genuine stamps (not in the original edition).
Price: $30.00
Item Id #003880    See Details...
FORGERIES & REPRINTS ROMANIA 1858-1922 - by De Haene
Country: ROMANIA
Condition: FORGERIES & REPRINTS ROMANIA 1858-1922 - by De Haene
Description: ROMANIA FORGERIES & REPRINTS 1858-1922 ETUDE SUR LES FAUX TIMBRES DE ROUMANIE seminal work by A. De Haene , in French, plenty of good useful information throughout. Easy reading even for those with rather limited knowledge of French. It includes forgeries of stamps issued between 1858 and 1922: Moldavia, Romania, plus postage dues, part forgeries, forged overprints, German Occupation, forged postmarks, air mail issues, REPRINTS 1858 to 1879, Romanian Occupation of Hungary, DEBRECZEN and SZEGEDIN, ROMANIA’S LEVANT ISSUES, AUSTRIAN OCCUPATION OF ROMANIA 1917. Reprint of the rare 1926 edition, fine quality. Printed on on lignin free and acid free special paper. 16 pages with black & white and color illustrations. THIS IS A MUST HAVE bibliophile publication. -
Price: $22.00
Item Id #003926    See Details...
POLAND, THE KINGDOM OF POLAND, POLAND NO. 1 BOJANOWICZ
Country: POLAND
Condition: POLAND, THE KINGDOM OF POLAND, POLAND NO. 1 BOJANOWICZ
Description: Poland, The Kingdom of Poland, Poland No. 1 and Associated Postal History by Miroslav A. Bonjanowicz in English published by the Royal of London 1979, 188 pages, cloth, Numbered edition of 500 copy #223 signed by the Author insignificant signs of shelf life, very fine - RARE BOOK
Price: $115.00
Item Id #004139    See Details...
CYPRUS MAIL SERVICE PRE 1974 PERIOD by Brenda Goodwin
Country: CYPRUS
Condition: CYPRUS MAIL SERVICE PRE 1974 PERIOD by Brenda Goodwin
Description: 48 pages replete with useful information not available elsewhere - -- in English, many illustrations - second hand, but overall like new - indispensible to the specialist or serious collector
Price: $28.00
Item Id #004140    See Details...
GERMANY: FOREIGN RATES SOUTHERN STATES by ZANGERLE
Country: GERMANY
Condition: GERMANY: FOREIGN RATES SOUTHERN STATES by ZANGERLE
Description: Foreign Rates of the South-German Postal Districts, Guilder Currency Handbuch der Auslandstaxen der süddeutschen Postgebiete, Gulden Währung 1850 - 1875 by Dr. Karl Zangerle Bavaria, Baden, Württemberg, Turn & Taxes, German - Austrian Postal Union. It covers mail to foreign destinations in great detail including USA, Canada, European States, South America, Australia, Africa and Asia In German, data is mostly in tables and easy to understand and use. 1990, 300 pages A4, hardbound, a few illustrations and a map Used, in good conditions, mostly like new INDISPENSABLE FOR THE SERIOUS COLLECTOR BIG BOOK & VERY HEAVY TO SHIP
Price: $123.00
Item Id #004145    See Details...
VARIETIES ETHIOPIA YUGOSLAVIA INDIA AUSTRIA DENMARK
Country: INDIA
Condition: VARIETIES ETHIOPIA YUGOSLAVIA INDIA AUSTRIA DENMARK
Description: VARIETIES WORLDWIDE ETHIOPIA YUGOSLAVIA INDIA AUSTRIA DENMARK ESTONIA GREECE IRAN POLAND ROMANIA RUSSIA TURKEY SUDAN EPIRUS MINOR VARIETIES OF MAJOR INTEREST by Frank Aretz — A magnificent addition to any philatelic library. Seminal work in English, 32 pages, illustrated throughout, excellent coverage, good and clear compilation. Very easy reading as there is detailed information about the characteristics of each variety. Discover some rare stamp variety in your collection, accumulation or job lot. It deals with varieties of ABYSSINIA (ETHIOPIA) ALOUITES AUSTRALIA AUSTRIA BAVARIA BELGIUM BRUNEI COLOMBIA CYPRUS DANZIG DENMARK EAST AFRICA UGANDA EPIRUS ESTONIA ETHIOPIA FRANCE FRENCH COLONIES GERMANY GREECE HONDURAS HONG KONG HUNGARY INDIA COCHIN INDIA PATIALA INDIA TRAVANCORE IRAN JUGOSLAVIA YUGOSLAVIA JUGOSLAVIA SLOVENIA MARIENWERDER MEMEL NEW ZEALAND NICARAGUA NORWAY PAPUA PERSIA PERU ROMANIA RUSSIA SALVADOR SIAM THAILAND SOUTH AUSTRALIA SUDAN SWEDEN SURINAME SWITZERLAND THAILAND TRENTINO—ITALY TURKEY VICTORIA WURTEMBERG YUGOSLAVIA Although no single country is covered in depth (that alone would take many volumes) this booklet is filled with very useful information complemented by a good INDEX. Pavia Reprint of the rare 1941 EMCO edition, fine quality. The lay-out of the original work has been improved where possible and this reprint is printed on high quality, extra white paper from short fibre pulp from eucalyptus trees, chlorine free. MISSING FROM 98% OF THE LIBRARIES!!! THIS IS A MUST HAVE bibliophile publication.
Price: $17.00
Item Id #004150    See Details...
GERMANY BADEN by MULLER MARK
Country: GERMANY
Condition: GERMANY BADEN by MULLER MARK
Description: IN GERMAN * 74 PAGES * many illustrations With signs of use and shelf life, otherwise very fine used copy, main text pages are fine NOT TO BE MISSED!!! ESSENTIAL REFERENCE FOR THE SERIOUS COLLECTOR PERFECTIONISTS keep in mind this item is used
Price: $32.00
Item Id #004152    See Details...
GERMANY BERGEDORF BRUNSWIK BREMEN by MULLER MARK
Country: GERMANY
Condition: GERMANY BERGEDORF BRUNSWIK BREMEN by MULLER MARK
Description: IN GERMAN * 74 PAGES * many illustrations With signs of use and shelf life, otherwise very fine used copy, main text pages are fine NOT TO BE MISSED!!! ESSENTIAL REFERENCE FOR THE SERIOUS COLLECTOR PERFECTIONISTS keep in mind this item is used
Price: $32.00
Item Id #004153    See Details...
GERMANY NORTHERN * ALSACE OLDENBURG by MULLER MARK
Country: GERMANY
Condition: GERMANY NORTHERN * ALSACE OLDENBURG by MULLER MARK
Description: IN GERMAN * 86 PAGES * many illustrations With signs of use and shelf life, cover splitting, otherwise very fine used copy, main text pages are fine NOT TO BE MISSED!!! ESSENTIAL REFERENCE FOR THE SERIOUS COLLECTOR PERFECTIONISTS keep in mind this item is used
Price: $33.00
Item Id #004154    See Details...
GERMANY BAVARIA by MULLER MARK
Country: GERMANY
Condition: GERMANY BAVARIA by MULLER MARK
Description: IN GERMAN * 67 PAGES * many illustrations With signs of use and shelf life, cover split and taped, otherwise very fine used copy, main text pages are fine NOT TO BE MISSED!!! ESSENTIAL REFERENCE FOR THE SERIOUS COLLECTOR PERFECTIONISTS keep in mind this item is used
Price: $34.00
Item Id #004155    See Details...
RARITIES AT AUCTION 1965 RARITATEN KABINETT rare
Condition: RARITIES AT AUCTION 1965 RARITATEN KABINETT rare
Description: Multilingual (English, German, French) - items described only in one of the mentioned languages, but easy to follow * HARDBOUND (dust jacket shows its 45 years of shelf life, but the binding and the book are ok) All lots illustrated, including color plates 382 pages 6.3/4" x 9.1/2" Very useful for the specialist and an eye opener for those who feel that rare stamps are not a good investment especially when they fetch more than the catalogue price.
Price: $58.00
Item Id #004156    See Details...
FUNCHAL Madeira PORTUGAL Lavish Book
Condition: FUNCHAL Madeira PORTUGAL Lavish Book
Description: RUI CARITA FUNCHAL: A GATEWAY TO THE WORLD published by Portugal's Post Office Collectors Club in 2008 The book actually includes the set of stamps and miniature sheets issued for the 500th anniversary of the city of Funchal Although not dealing with stamps and postal history of Madeira, this book is an absolute necessity for the serious collector Magnificent book - a must have 160 pages illustrated in color throughout * HARDBOUND LIMITED EDITION - numbered edition IN PORTUGUESE & ENGLISH USED with truly insignificant shelf life signs otherwise EXTRA FINE
Price: $85.00
Item Id #004211    See Details...
GERMANY WUERTTEMBERG 150TH ANNIVERSARY FIRST STAMPS
Country: GERMANY
Condition: GERMANY WUERTTEMBERG 150TH ANNIVERSARY FIRST STAMPS
Description: COMMEMORATING THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST WUERTTEMBERG STAMPS nice 90 pages booklet, profusely illustrated in colour very informative and useful publication in GERMAN used, so to speak, but practically new A MUST HAVE BOOK
Price: $29.00
Item Id #004217    See Details...
FRANCE MONOGRAPH ON FRENCH STAMPS by HOFINGER 1950
Country: FRANCE
Condition: FRANCE MONOGRAPH ON FRENCH STAMPS by HOFINGER 1950
Description: By Wilhelm Hofinger Volume 1, First edition 1950, in German Hardbound, 86 pages, many illustrations, including colour, plus 15 Plates depicting postmarks and illustrations some very minor signs of shelf life, otherwisde very fine for a 60 year old book, very very few pencil ticks on very very few pages HARD TO FIND A MUST HAVE BOOK
Price: $55.00
Item Id #004218    See Details...
GERMANY TUNISIA PALM STAMPS WORLD WAR 2 Kesselstatt
Country: GERMANY
Condition: GERMANY TUNISIA PALM STAMPS WORLD WAR 2 Kesselstatt
Description: GERMAN FELDPOST IN TUNISIA THE PALM STAMP AND HANDTSAMP by Kesselstatt 1978, in German, 56 pages, illustrated throughout Indispensible THE REFERENCE BOOK
Price: $41.00
Item Id #004228    See Details...
GREAT BRITAIN STAMPS PART 2 PERFORATED LINE ENGRAVED BY WIGGINS USED FINE
Country: GREAT BRITAIN
Condition: GREAT BRITAIN STAMPS PART 2 PERFORATED LINE ENGRAVED BY WIGGINS USED FINE
Description: IN ENGLISH, 220 pages replete with illustrations for plating etc etc PART 2 REVISED EDITION 1962 PERFORATED LINE ENGRAVED ISSUES THE STANDARD REFERENCE BOOK PUBLISHED BY THE ROYAL PHILATELIC SOCIETY HARDBOUND, very fine DUST JACKET (some minor damage) USED COPY WITH SOME VERY MINOR SIGNS OF USAGE & SIGNS OF SHELF LIFE (mentioned for accuracy but truly irrelevant): OTHERWISE VERY FINE & NICE COPY
Price: $75.00
Item Id #004237    See Details...