Discovering the Fun in First Day Covers Author:Mellone, Michael and Newton, Barry Introduction and catalog of US First Day Covers. Back cover: "...a valuable aid for the beginning and advanced FDC collector" -- Linn's Stamp News " — At last, a reasonably priced catalogue giving values for both cacheted and uncacheted FDCs. A wealth of information." -- Dave Posner, Cover Country, Merrick, NY — Discovering the fun in first day co... more »ver collecting. Let this book be your guide to one of the most exciting, popular and rapidly growing hobbies -- FIRST DAY COVER Collecting.
In this book you will discover: -What is a First Day Cover (FDC)?
-What is a Cachet?
-Why Collect Cacheted FDCs?
-What to Hunt for When Buying FDCs?
-What the Spedialists are Collecting
-How to Identify the Cachets of Seven Popular Cachet Makers.
-FDCs Listed from First US Stamp in 1847 to Date
-Over 4000 Latest Prices for the First Time
-Unofficial Cities Priced for the First Time
-Pre-Dated FDCs Priced for the First Time
-New Listings of Scarce Back-of-the-Book FDCs« less