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Essential Philatelic LiteratureBack to Top

United States Postage Stamps of the 20th Century, Volume 1

United States Postage Stamps of the 20th Century, Volume 1

The first of four volumes of this comprehensive work by Max Johl covers 1901-22 Issues. Published in 1937.
United States Postage Stamps of the 20th Century, Volume 2

United States Postage Stamps of the 20th Century, Volume 2

The second of four volumes of this comprehensive work by Max Johl covers 1923-33 Commemorative Issues. Published in 1934.
United States Postage Stamps of the 20th Century, Volume 3

United States Postage Stamps of the 20th Century, Volume 3

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.
United States Postage Stamps of the 20th Century, Volume 4

United States Postage Stamps of the 20th Century, Volume 4

The fourth and last volume of this comprehensive work by Max Johl covers 1933-37 Commemorative Issues. Published in 1938.

Historical BackgroundBack to Top

U.S. Domestic and Incoming Private Ship Letter Rates

U.S. Domestic and Incoming Private Ship Letter Rates

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.
Historical Evolution of American Bank Note Company

Historical Evolution of American Bank Note Company

This flow chart shows when other companies merged with what became the American Bank Note Company.