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2017 SG British Commonwealth catalogue 1840-1970 inc perfs, specimens & major varieties, minimal usage wear. VGC. Retail $220.
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Album Weeds: How to Detect Forged Stamps by RB Eared. 2 Vol set (2nd vol loose spine cover), pub 1905. Approx 1300pgs, illustrated throughout, still the definitive work on C19th reproductions, fakes, forgeries & other nasties.
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Australia: KGV Specialised literature ½d to 1/4 collection of 13 diff. All large format publications, mostly spiral bound editions with ½d (Dix & Rowntree, 3rd Edition 1995), The Red-Head (KGV 1d Shades by Beach), Surface printed 1d variety cat (Monk 2006), 1½d Die I Electros 1 to 14 (pub ACCC 2005), 1½d Die II (Forbes), 2d Die I (Parsons et al 2nd Edition 2007), 2d Die II (Wajer) & Die III (Guidi 2006). 3d, 4d, 5d (Davidson & Dix), 4½d & 1/4 (Wajer) All the most recent editions, in near new condition, 2012 listed retail $600. Instant KGV reference library some now possibly out of print. (13)
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Australia - Tasmania: The POs & their pmks by J Hardings. Comprehensive listing (inc rarity ratings) from 1822 Hobart Town, George Town & Launceston circular pmks to late 1990s LPO 'rubber' cds. Extremely detailed listing all known date stamps plus listings of Free or RTO establishments for which no postal markings are known. Plus illustration for the various styles/types of cds. A limited edition of only 250 copies which quickly sold out. Invaluable reference. New, in original wrapping.
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Australia - Tasmania, The Postal History of, 2 vol set with part 1 (1962, soft cover reprint pub 1985) & Part 2 (1975). With listings of pmks from earliest George Town, Hobart & launceston undated rings to 1912 Claremont type 3 cds. Somewhat dtaed, still an essential reference inc rarity ratings for numerals to 1900 & town cds 1899-1912. Used VG condition.
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Australian Commonwealth Specialists' Catalogue - Kangaroos: (2017) edition completly revised & updated inc details on CTO cancels ex Specimen sets, FDC, proofs & essays. Expanded section on plate varieties, inc positions -some yet to be plated, many cat nos changed or reorganised). Price revisions (nearly all UPWARD), especially MUH & OS perfins, reflecting current collecting trends. Profusely illustrated. Essential must-have for all collectors. In Colour NEW.
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- KGV: New (2018) expanded edition in full colour (now 470 pgs) with updated details on CTO pmks inc some dramatic upward price revisions, KGV varieties, errors & shades reassessed inc valuations for 1d red wmk 'line' only or wmk 'marginal letters' & newly listed errors throughout. Superb production, profusely illustrated. Essential must have reference work.
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- KGVI 1937-52 latest (2015) edition, revised & expanded to 280pgs with Die Proofs, imprints inc no imprint errors, Note Printing Branch 'thefts' now fully listed inc imperfs, no wmk & unissued colours, perf errors inc marginal imperfs, Plate nos etc. New.
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- Decimals I, II, III, 1966-2001. Covers everything inc varieties, proofs, marginal markings, framas, missing colours etc. 1465 pgs. All latest editions. New. Original retail $280. Reserve reduced. (3 vols)
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- Decimals I, II, III, 1966-2001. Covers everything inc varieties, proofs, marginal markings, framas, missing colours etc. 1465 pgs. Latest editions. New. Original retail $280. Reserve reduced. (3)
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- Postal Stationery 1911-65, new 2018 edition in colour, A4 size bound, covering all forms of stationery from postal cards to registered envs inc PTPO & Official Dies, fully illustrated inc all postcard & lettercard views plus Specimens & Australian Territories. 465 pgs. New. Retail $230.
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Australia: KGV The Surface Printed 1d Sideface Issue Variety Catalogue by C R Monk, 2006 edition, 164pgs with in-depth study of the plate flaws, compartment marks & other varieties. Profusely illustrated throughout enabling accurate identification of even the minute variations. As new, essential reference for the KGV collector.
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Australia: KGV One Penny by Boulton, Colbran, Davidson & others, 3rd edition, 1999, pub BSAP, 244pgs listing & showing each constant variety from Plate 1/1 to Pane 8/60 in sequential order. Easy to follow & illustrated profusely throughout. Spiral-bound. Used VG/near new.
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Australia: KGV The Surface Printed KGV 1d Sideface Issue Variety catalogue by C R Monk, 2006 edition, 164pgs with in-depth study of the plate flaws, compartment marks & other varieties. Profusely illustrated throughout enabling accurate identification of even the minute variations. As new, essential reference for the KGV collector.
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Australia: KGV 1½d Die I Stamp-Electros 1 to 14, by R Guy & others from the ACCC, pub 2005. Very comprehensive, illustrated throughout, long out of print.
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Australia - Northern Territory: The Postal History of by Williams. 337pgs, comprehensive & illustrated throughout. Sl faded DJ, o/w near new.
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Australia: The Postal History of the Aust Army During WWII by Collas, 255pgs, pub 1986 RPSV. In depth view inc some illustrations. Near new inc original DJ.
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Australia - NSW: The Numeral Cancels of, by H Freeman, 2017 2nd edition with 375 pgs in colour. Updated throughout with errors omitted, new discoveries inc 191 (3 diff types), & other formerly NNR numerals, plus 437 type 4B sm digits (formerly NNS) & some new ties inc 2094 for Weston. New, just received from the publisher.
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Australia - South Australia: 'The Departmental Stamps' by AR Butler. The definitive work inc rarity ratings by individual stamp & overview by Department. Illustrated throughout, 176 pgs plus 4 colour plates. Minor wear, excellent condition. Hard to find.
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Australia- Victoria: The Butterfly & Barred Oval cancellations. 1850-55 by Purves. 37 pgs, pub 1965 RPSV. Still the definitive work on this subject, inc accurate rarity ratings. Indispensable reference work & ideal companion to Freeman's Numeral book. VGC.
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Australia -Victoria: 'The Halflengths of Victoria' The Stamps & Postal History 1850-59' by Barwis & Moreton. The update & revision of Purves' ground-breaking & near impossible to find tome, describing all aspects of this issue. New inc DVD of 'Exhibit & Census.' Pub by RPSV 2009, 487 pgs. New.
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Australia - Victoria The Numeral Cancellations of, Freeman & White pub RPSV 2001. 420 pgs illustrated throughout with Butterfly, Barred Oval, Numeral & Duplex cancels listed inc rarity ratings, inc 8 colour plates. Sl worn DJ o/w as new. The essential reference work!
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Australia -Victoria: The Barred Numeral Cancellations 1856-1912 by Purves. 213pgs illustrated throughout. Excellent condition, long out of Print, signed by author 1964.
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British Commonwealth: Robson Lowe Encyclopedia Vol 2, The Empire in Africa. 1st Ed 1949 inc stamps, pmks, postal history, stationery, specimens, forgeries etc. Inc much invaluable information not available elsewhere. Outer covers split from spine. Fair condition & reserved accordingly but information unaffected.
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British Commonwealth: Robson Lowe Encyclopedia Vol 2 'Empire in Africa' inc pmks, postal history (Boer War etc), stationery, Specimens, forgeries etc. Much invaluable information not available elsewhere. Very minor internal foxing, pencil notations indicate sold for $220 at a 2002 Melbourne auction!
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British Commonwealth: Robson Lowe Encyclopedia Vol 3, 'Empire in Asia', 1st edition, 1951 inc Ceylon, Hong Kong, India & States, Straits Settlements, Malay States, British POs abroad inc Treaty Ports, postal history, postal stationery, Telegraphs, Specimens pmks etc. Much invaluable information not easily available elsewhere. Excellent condition. Always in demand.
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British Commonwealth: Robson Lowe Encyclopedia Vol 4 'Empire in Australasia'. Billigs reprint inc rare 1976 supplement. 3 parts in VGC.
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British Commonwealth: Sir Gwaine Baillie Collection. Sotheby's sales London comp set of auction catalogues inc GB parts 1&2, Australian States/Commonwealth (3), New Zealand, British Africa, British West Indies, Rhodesia, plus 'Missed Opportunities'. All VG/near new. One of the most valuable collections sold in the last 20 years. (11)
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British Empire: Madam Joseph Revisited, by B M Cartwright, 95 pgs, pub RPSL 2005. Detailing & illustrating over 420 diff FORGED pmks inc Numeral cancels, noted BNG & cds types (inc Registered) from Aden to Wellington. All very dangerous, plus folder of transparencies for comparison on actual stamps. Invaluable reference. Interestingly Madam Joseph cancels are much sought after & sell for considerably above the prices that cheaper stamps retail at.
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Canadian Military Posts: 2 Vol set by Bailey & Toop, editor E B Proud. Vol 1 Colonial Period to 1919. Vol 2 between the Wars & WWI - 1920 to 1946. Pub 1984 & 1985, 636 pgs in total, illustrated throughout inc pmks, cachets, covers & maps. Minor fading to outer covers (No DJ) o/w near new.
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China: Rare Collection of Chinese stamps kept by China National Postage Stamp Museum - Republic of China Vol 1 1912-37. Compiled by China National Postage Stamp Museum, pub 1997 bilingual, 324pgs & illustrated in colour throughout. Covers issues from Provisional Neutrality to Martyrs, Airmails, Postal Stationery, Postage Dues etc. Near new condition inc original slipcase. Superb production with large illustrations.
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Europe/Great Britain/USA: The Postal History of the Forwarding Agents by K Rowe, 280pgs, pub 1984. Near new.
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German SW Africa/SWA/Namibia: Comprehensive handbook of pmks, by Putzel, 600 pgs, well illustrated. DJ flts o/w near new.
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Great Britain: British Army Field POs 1939-50, Locations & Assignments by Crouch & Hill, 114pgs, pub New York 1951. VG/near new.
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Great Britain: History of British Army Postal Service, Vol 1, 1882-1902 by Proud, 283pgs, 1983. No DJ o/w near new.
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Great Britain: Post Numbers Used at Pos in England, Wales & used Abroad 1844-1969. Parmeter & Smith, large format loose leaf with approx 300pgs. Pub 2003, as new. Also Irish Spoon Cancels by R Arundel, 60 photocopied pages. (2)
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Italy & States to 1900: Sassone 2015 Specialist Catalogue, inc great detail on printings, shades, varieties, price on cover, Colonies, San Marino, essays, stationery etc. 560 colour pgs hardcover. New.
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Japan: Classical Forgeries by Kr Wilhelmsen, 360pgs, illustrated throughout, written in Norwegian, pub Norway 1981. Very comprehensive. Near new.
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Locals: Catalogue of Local Post Issues by W Rowcroft Jnr, pub 1960. Small format book with 144pgs & 222 illustrations listing 121 diff Local Posts from Naborg Bypost to Viborg Bypost. Nearly all Mainland Europe but does inc Australasian New Hebrides Co, Christmas Island Central Pacific & Channel Islands WWII German Occupations. Minor back cover split, good/VG condition.
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New Zealand: History of the NZ Military Postal Services 1845-1991 by Startup & Proud. 377 pgs pub 1992. Illustrated throughout inc pmks & cachets. Near new inc DJ. Retail US$110 plus postage from Italy.
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New Zealand: 'The Postage Stamps of, ' Vol 1, pub by RPSNZ 1938, edited by Collins & Falkes, 678pgs plus both QV Chalon photo plates, with coverage of Proofs, Specimens, Essays etc not listed elsewhere. Odd minor tones & leather spine sl worn, o/w beautiful. Rare book full of useful info.
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New Zealand: The Postage Stamps of, Vol 2, edited by Collins & Watts 1949. 410 pgs covering QV Chalons, 1936 Pictorials, 1940 Centennial, Officials, Postal Stationary & Postal Fiscals plus others. Comp with DJ (sl tears), minor edge foxing consistent with age. VG condition.
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New Zealand: The Postage Stamps of, Vol 3 pub RPSNZ 1955, (Postal History edition) 693 pgs, in-depth coverage of cancels & postal markings 1840-1950 inc pre-stamp types, 1855-80s numeral cancels, 1862 cds, m/s cancels, many illustrations, wreck cachets, military mail from Maori Wars to Korean War, Postage Dues, Telegraph or Money Order cancels, instructional markings, Fiscal cancels to assist the unwary! The standard reference & an absolute must for the postal historian. VGC.
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New Zealand: The Postage Stamps of, Vol 4, pub RPSNZ 1964, 562pgs with coverage of QV Chalons & Sidefaces, KEVII-QEII Defs, 1950s Healths & Commems. Some minor foxing, VGC.
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New Zealand: The Postage Stamps of, Vol 6, pub RPSNZ 1973, 438pgs with additional info to compliment earlier editions inc detail on QV Chalons, Proofs & especially for the 1960 Pictorials. DJ s damaged, ding on rear cover, o/w near new.
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New Zealand: The Postage Stamps of, Vol 7, pub by RPSNZ 1988, 361pgs. Postal History 1820-74 inc Vol 3 re-visited, early pmks, cds, numeral cancels, instructional h/s, NZ POs 1840-74 & Marine POs. DJ sl worn, o/w near new.
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Papua: 'Plating Papua Part 1, The Lithographs (SG 47-83)', by M Ryan, 564 pgs, pub 2013. Highly technical study of 1907-11 bicolour Lakatois with all of the 30 plate positions of ea value illustrated both large & small Papua types with their individual characteristics identified & described. A must-have for the student of Papua philately.
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Papua: Lakatoi I 'British new Guinea & De La Rue' (1979). Lakatoi II & III 'Territory of Papua' (1983). Minor sun-tanning on outer covers of Vol I, contents fresh & clean. Long out of print & hard to find.
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Papua: Lakatoi I 'British New Guinea & De La Rue' (1979). Lakatoi II & III 'Territory of Papua' (1983). Light to heavy foxing on outer covers (mainly on Vol I), long out of print & now hard to find.
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Seychelles: Postage Stamps & Postal History by HV Farmer, 123pgs plus 29 photo plates, pub 1955 Robson-Lowe. Inc 1890 QV key plates, 1893 Provisionals inc opt varieties & settings. 1896 & 1901 Provisionals, 1938-52 Specialised KGVI photogravure Pics plus notes on pmks & postal history. VGC inc near comp original DJ.
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SG 2015 British Commonwealth 1840-1970 catalogue inc perfs, specimens, wmks & varieties. 638pgs. Good condition. New retail is $220.
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South Africa: Stamps of the Orange Free State - Part II British Occupation 1900, by Buckley & Marriott, 211pgs, pub by OFSSC, London 1971. Very comprehensive, detailed & illustrated throughout. VG condition.
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Spain: Edifil Specialised Catalogue 1850-1990 deluxe 3 vol leather bound, 2009/1. Inc perfs, wmks, shades, varieties, price on cover for earlier period, specimens etc. 1100 colour pgs. Just superseded. As new & retail $400+. (3 vols)
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Specimen UPU Stamps 1878-1961 Handbook by James Bendon, new 2015 edition. Lists & illustrates all printed & h/s types, special printings made for specimen purposes, receiving authority h/s etc such as 'Ultramar', local cancels inc the large circular types for Madagascar etc, plus normal CTO types from 'specimen' sets & much more. Numerous appendix listings, UPU bulletins, archive pages etc photos. A4 hardcover 530+ pgs, in colour. Covers whole world with 100s of diff countries.
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Specimen UPU Stamps 1878-1961 by James Bendon, new 2015 edition. Lists & illustrates all printed & h/s types, special printings made for specimen purposes, receiving authority h/s etc such as 'Ultramar', local cancels inc the large circular types for Madagascar etc, plus normal CTO types from 'specimen' sets & much more. Numerous appendix listings, UPU bulletins, archive pages etc photoed. A4 hardcover 530+ pgs, in colour. Whole world with 100s of countries.
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Thailand: Early Cancels of Siam, 66pgs, illustrated throughout with valuations in US$, many of which are in the $1000s. Near new. Invaluable reference.
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UPU Specimen Stamps 1878-1961 by James Bendon, new 2015 edition. Lists & illustrates all printed & h/s types, special printings made for specimen purposes, receiving authority h/s etc such as 'Ultramar', local cancels inc the large circular types for Madagascar etc, plus normal CTO types from 'specimen' sets & much more. Numerous appendix listings, UPU bulletins, archive pages etc photographed. A4 hardcover 530+ pgs, in colour. Covers whole world with 100s of diff countries.
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UPU Specimen Stamps 1878-1961 by James Bendon, new 2015 edition. Lists & illustrates all printed & h/s types, special printings made for specimen purposes, receiving authority h/s etc such as 'Ultramar', local cancels inc the large circular types for Madagascar etc, plus normal CTO types from 'specimen' sets & much more. Numerous appendix listings, UPU bulletins, archive pages etc photographed. A4 hardcover 530+ pgs, in colour. Covers whole world with 100s of diff countries.
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USA: Precancel Society Catalogue of US Bureau pre-cancels. Fourth edition, 1997, 216 pgs in 3 parts with City/State names, playing cards & other. Also 1999 Edition of Double Line Electro Pre-cancels loose leaf format. Near new.
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USA: The Precancel Society Town & type Catalogue of the US & Territories. Sixth edition 1998, 100s of pgs, illustrated throughout, loose leaf format. Near new.
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USA: A Postal History Cancellation Study of the US Pacific Islands by RT Murphy. Inc Carolines, Marshall, Mariana Is, Guam, American Samoa & others. Pub 1974, 180 spiral-bound pgs, illustrated throughout. Front cover stained, o/w VGC.
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