This invaluable reference lists general U.S. postage stamp issues from 1847 to 1995, plus revenue, stock transfer and hunting permit stamps, United Nation issues, mint sheets, and first-day covers. This concise volume is organized according to the highly efficient Scott numbering system. A fast-find index of reproductions helps the philatelist determine authenticity with confidence -- plus important sections on rarities, popular oddities, topic, and error stamps. Helpful tips from the experts on grading, buying, selling, storing, and caring for stamps. Full-color illustrations.
This paperback book is in very good condition with minor edge wear.