About this title: This invaluable reference lists general U.S. postage stamp issues from 1847 to 1996, plus revenue, stock transfer and hunting permit stamps, United Nation issues, mint sheets, and first-day covers. A fast-find index helps the philatelist determine authenticity with confidence, and helpful tips from the experts on grading, buying, selling, storing, and caring for stamps is included. 20,000+ prices listed. Full-color illustrations.
Note: This is a general synopsis. Each listing is described below.