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Moon Landing Scott C76 Cachet Catalog
2016 Expanded Edition
by David S. Zubatsky
Based on original catalog by Monte Eiserman and Harry L. Anderson

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AFDCS Exclusive! First issued in 1975, this newly expanded 2016 edition is the ultimate resource for the 1969 Moon Landing stamp (Scott C76). This new version, almost 400 pages, is more than double in size from the previous (2014) version. Most cachet images are now in color, and new material includes previously unlisted cachets, postcards, ephemera material, combination covers, known stuffers, and a selection of foreign destination covers. In addition, Chris Calle, son of Paul Calle, the C76 designer, contributed a new section, “Paul Calle: Putting His Stamp on the Moon.” This new version of the catalog is a must for collectors of this issue, and any collector of FDCs from this era. Available as a PDF download or as unbound printed pages delivered by mail.

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Moon Landing 20th Anniversary Scott 2419 Cachet Catalog
By Victor Tan and David Zubatsky

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AFDCS Exclusive! A comprehensive review of first day covers for the $2.40 Moon Landing 20th anniversary stamp (Scott 2419) issued in 1989. At 220 pages and containing hundreds of color illustrations, this landmark work is the result of 25 years of collecting, research and study. Among the many topics covered are plate numbers found on first day covers, official and unofficial cancellations, printing errors and freaks found on first day covers, and, of course, cachet illustrations from A(dam) to Z(idek). Any collector of this issue will certainly want this catalog, as well as any student of late 1980s cachets and cachetmakers. Available as a PDF download or as unbound printed pages delivered by mail.

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Mellone's Photo Encyclopedia of Souvenir Cards
by Howard C. Tiffner

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Photographs of all Souvenir Cards
  • Private Printers
  • Bureau of Engraving & Printing
  • American Bank Note Co.
  • US Postal Service
  • UN Postal Administration
Descriptions include: identification number, card size, title, date, mint quantities. Also included are price values for mint copies, show cancels and first day cancels. 104 pages, spiral bound, 8½ x 11". Published in 1997.


Mellone's Specialized Catalog Ducks and Express Mail First Day Covers
compiled by William Wise

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This catalog identifies, pictures and prices all known cacheted Duck and Express Mail First Day Covers. 6 x 9" format. Illustrations plus cachetmaker, color, quantity and pricing information are given. Each listing is assigned a unique cachet number.

The duck hunting issues covered are for RW43, RW46 through RW54. Also listed are estimated prices for the Federal Duck Stamps, including Artist Signed Singles; the Golden Anniversary Special Commemorative issue; and Souvenir Duck Cards.

The Express Mail issues are for the $9.35 Express Mail issue of 1983 (Sc. #1909) and the $10.75 Express Mail issue of 1985 (Sc. #2122).

140 pages. Published in 1988.


A.C. Roessler's Standard Historical Souvenir Airmail Catalog
written and edited by A.C. Roessler

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"Roessler" at his best!

In 1932, Roessler wrote, edited, published, and marketed the A.C. Roessler Historical Souvenir AirMail Catalog. This soft covered catalog contains many listings for Air, Ship, and Zeppelin covers from the 1919 Trans-Atlantic cover to the 1932 Amelia Earhart record cover. You will also find photos and many insights on Lindy, Mears, Echener and more.

We have reprinted this valuable catalog on heavy glossy 60 lb. paper stock. The catalog contains 50 pages, and has 100 photos and illustrations with many Roessler comments about his cachets and covers.


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