Krause-Minkus Standard Catalog of U. S. Stamps

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Fred Bauman, George S. Čuhaj
Krause Publications, 1998 - Postage stamps - 526 pages
Introducing the most easily understood catalog of U.S. stamps to hit the market. For the first time in years, you can provide your customers with the detailed stamp stories and histories contained in the famous Minkus stamp catalog in an updated, expanded and improved edition. This first release of this landmark volume promises to be a highly sought after reference work in the field. Krause Publications' best-selling "Standard Catalog" format has united with the renowned depth and scope of the Minkus stamp line.

Your customers will enjoy the true adventure of stamps, from the first Postmasters' Provisionals to the most modern releases. Along the way, they'll be enriched with 150 years of details: 20,000 prices, colors, design descriptions, plate and perf information, transfer methods, identification aids and supplemental commentaries. Best of all, they'll find what they're looking for quickly and easily with definitive stamps separated from commemoratives. All stamps are listed chronologically, and conveniently organized into individual sections on air post, special delivery, postage due, parcel post, revenue, CSA and Possessions issues.

A no nonsense numbering system that will always stay flexible, along with 1,500 crisp, helpful illustrations, provide your customers with positive identification for confident buying, selling and evaluating stamps. Break through to new profits with The Krause-Minkus Standard Catalog of U.S. Stamps.

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Contents

Regular Issues
1
Commemoratives
157
Air Mail Stamps
375
Special Delivery
384
Official Carriers
390
Official Stamps
396
Envelopes Wrappers
404
Airmail Envelopes Air Letter Sheets
459
Official Envelopes
467
MessageReply Cards
498
Air Mail Postal Cards
504
Federal Boating Stamps
512
Post Offices in China
522
Copyright

About the author (1998)

George S. Cuhaj has been on the editorial staff of the "Standard Catalog of World Coins" and the "Standard Catalog of World Paper Money" for 20 years. He is lead editor for the on-line product NumisMaster, cataloging new issues, as well as "Canadian Coin Digest" and the "Standard Catalog of United States Paper Money", among others. He was formerly cataloger for the American Numismatic Society and Stack's Rare Coins, both of New York City.

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