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Books For Sale

Aspects of American
Postal History

Aspects of American Postal History is a major postal history reference work featuring the diverse aspects of American postal history.

Price $50 - $65

South Carolina Postal History and Illustrated Catalog of Postmarks

by Harvey S. Teal and Robert J. States. Lake Oswego, Oregon.: Raven Press, 1989, spiral bound, 234 pages, illustrated, scarce book.

Price $50

The Postoffices of South Dakota 1861-1930

By George H. Phillips. Crete, Neb.: J-B Publishing Co., 1975, saddlestiched, 66 pages

Price $20

Featured Articles

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Post Office Handling of Coin Covers Could Result in Postage Due Markings

By John M. Hotchner

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Aaron Huggins—A Galvanized Yankee

By Patricia A. Kaufmann

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A ‘Wanna-Be’ Confederate Cover to Postmaster John Glymph

By Patricia A. Kaufmann

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Customs Duty Markings on Incoming Covers Part2

By John M. Hotchner

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Breaking the Rules: A Civilian Flag of Truce Cover

By Patricia A. Kaufmann

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Customs Duty Markings on Incoming Covers Part1

By John M. Hotchner

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The Warwick & Barksdale Mill ‘Confederate Prison’

By Patricia A. Kaufmann

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Unusual Markings on Incoming Covers from Abroad

By John M. Hotchner

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