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The Postal Service Guide to U.S. Stamps (Postal Service Guide to U.S. Stamps)

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In an easy-to-use, oversize format, The Postal Service Guide to U.S. Stamps is just the delivery you've been waiting for!

The only fully illustrated, full-color guide to U.S. stamps, this official publication provides the most comprehensive information available about the U.S. Stamp program. Beginning with the first stamps issued in 1847, The Postal Service Guide to U.S. Stamps covers more than 4,000 stamps issued up to the present and also includes:

  • An updated Stamp Series section that lists the stamps issued in each official series, such as Legends of Hollywood, Black Heritage, and Nature of America
  • Every category of U.S. stamp—definitive, commemorative, airmail, duck stamps, stamped envelopes, and more—all organized into user-friendly, color-coded sections for quick access
  • Detailed listings for each stamp, with color illustrations, Scott catalog numbers, dates of issue, used and unused prices, quantities issued (when known), and separate listings for design variations
  • The complete 2010 stamp program with First Day of Issue details
  • Advice on how to start your own stamp collection
  • A resource section, a glossary of important terms, and much more!

Synopsis:

Now in its 37th edition, The Postal Service Guide to U.S. Stamps is an indispensable handbook for philatelists and hobbyists everywhere. The only fully-illustrated, four-color guide to U.S. stamps, this official publication from the United States Postal Service provides the most comprehensive information available about the U.S. stamp program and its vivid history. Every category of U.S. stamp is included—definitive, commemorative, airmail, duck stamps, and stamped envelopes—and the book is organized into easy-to-use, color-coded sections for quick access.

About the Author

John E. Potter is the Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer of the United States Postal Service.

James L. Bruns is Director of the National Postal Museum, Smithsonian Institution, located in Washington, DC.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060528270
Manufactured:
United States Postal Service
Publisher:
CollinsRef
Manufactured:
United, States Postal Service
Author:
United States Postal Service
Author:
United, States Postal Service
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Postage-stamps
Subject:
Stamps
Edition Number:
32
Edition Description:
TradePB
Series:
Postal Service Guide to U.S. Stamps
Publication Date:
20051018
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
10.32x8.78x.85 in. 2.19 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Now in its 37th edition, The Postal Service Guide to U.S. Stamps is an indispensable handbook for philatelists and hobbyists everywhere. The only fully-illustrated, four-color guide to U.S. stamps, this official publication from the United States Postal Service provides the most comprehensive information available about the U.S. stamp program and its vivid history. Every category of U.S. stamp is included—definitive, commemorative, airmail, duck stamps, and stamped envelopes—and the book is organized into easy-to-use, color-coded sections for quick access.
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