Excellent. Stamps. US: General Philatelic Corporati. Paperback. Excellent. Book Description Us ing more than 100, 000 computerised individual stamp auction lots as a sta r ting point, this incredible resource assesses all US issues on a stamp-by-stamp basis, providing a powerful tool for buying the right stamp at the ri ght price. Featuring more than 600 photos that augment the text, this guid e has convenient sections on scarcity, general comments, premium character is tics, and caveats. Stamp prices are based on subtle grades of condition, an d consumers are at a disadvantage if they do not have the dealer's inti mate knowledge gained from handling hundreds of stamps on a daily basis. T his b ook puts the consumer at the same level as the dealer. A panel of exp erienc ed and respected stamp dealers and experts generously share their kn owledge on all aspects of stamps, including colour and freshness, centrein g and ma rgins, gum and hinging, faults and imperfections, and fakes and pr oblem sta mps. Editorial Reviews About the Author Stephen R Datz. 170p p p.
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