- Essential Philatelic Literature
- Historical Background
- Postmasters' Provisionals
- 1847 thru 1869 Issues
- 1869 Pictorial Issue
- 1870-93 Bank Note Issues
- Later 19th Century Issues
- 20th Century Issues
- Back-of-Book Issues
- Carriers, Locals and Western Expresses
- Confederate States
Essential Philatelic LiteratureBack to Top
The first of four volumes of this comprehensive work by Max Johl covers 1901-22 Issues. Published in 1937.
The second of four volumes of this comprehensive work by Max Johl covers 1923-33 Commemorative Issues. Published in 1934.
The third of four volumes of this comprehensive work by Max Johl covers 1922-35 Issues, Parcel Post and Air Mail Issues. Published in 1935.
The fourth and last volume of this comprehensive work by Max Johl covers 1933-37 Commemorative Issues. Published in 1938.
Historical BackgroundBack to Top
This handy chart shows the progression of rates based on both distance and weight from 1792 until 1863. The third page shows rates for drop letters and unsealed, printed circulars.
This flow chart shows when other companies merged with what became the American Bank Note Company.
Postmasters' ProvisionalsBack to Top
1847 thru 1869 IssuesBack to Top
1869 Pictorial IssueBack to Top
1870-93 Bank Note IssuesBack to Top
Later 19th Century IssuesBack to Top
20th Century IssuesBack to Top
Back-of-Book IssuesBack to Top
Carriers, Locals and Western ExpressesBack to Top
Confederate StatesBack to Top
This is a checklist of Confederate States Postmasters who were responsible for issuing provisional issues