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Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2202, Philatelic History from the Trenchard CollectionEarly Stamp Dealers and Philatelic Societies, Substantial Collection, Early Stamp Dealers and Philatelic Societies, Substantial CollectionEarly Stamp Dealers and Philatelic Societies, Substantial Collection. Approximately 40 three-ring binders loaded with probably thousands of items, ranging from covers to catalogues, pictures, newsletters and publications, nearly all relate to early stamp dealers (1860s to 1930s), early philatelic exhibitions, 19th Century and early 20th Century philatelic societies and clubs, and stamp hobby-related ephemera of every type, the dealer sections are particularly strong with both major and obscure dealers and loads of advertising covers (some illustrated), price lists, catalogues, greeting cards, photographs, as well as fakes and fantasies and background on their makers (for example many items related to S. Allan Taylor), the early philatelic auction catalogues include the first in the United States devoted solely to stamps (1870, written by J. W. Scott), along with others from 1870s-1880s, rounded out with society publications and early philatelic exhibition publications, posters, labels and souvenirs, overall a fascinating collection which took a half-century to assemble, viewing recommended

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