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by Lloyd A. de Vries

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  • 2008 Issues
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    Ian Fleming/James Bond (page 1)
    Year of the Rat (page 1)
    Holocaust Remembrance (page 1)
    American Scientists (page 1)
    American Journalists (page 1)
    Elk envelope (page 2)
    Frank Sinatra (page 2)
    62 Dragonfly (page 2)
    Mount Rushmore Priority Mail (page 2)
    "Take Me Out To The Ball Game (page 2)
    Vintage Black Cinema (this page)
    Bierstadt's Yosemite (this page)
    Sunflower (this page)
    2008 Forever at Americover (this page)
    5 Seacoast coil (this page)
    Latin Jazz (page 4)
    Bette Davis (page 4)
    Tail Fins & Chrome (page 4)
    Alzheimer's Awareness (page 4)


    Vintage Black Cinema

    Dgn 299

    Dgn 299: Sc. 4340a Vintage Black Cinema 5"x7" Dragon Card with a picture of a black movie audience (probably 1940s). The 5 singles are tied by the pictorial First Day of Issue hand cancel larger illustration (new window)...$5.00

    Dgn 299a

    Dgn 299a: Sc. 4336 Vintage Black Cinema 5"x7" Dragon Card with a picture of a black movie audience (probably 1940s). The "Black & Tan" single and Sc. 2211 Duke Ellington (star of "B&T" and its composer) are tied by the pictorial First Day of Issue hand cancel larger illustration (new window)...$3.50

    Dgn 299b

    Dgn 299b: Sc. 4338 Vintage Black Cinema 5"x7" Dragon Card with a picture of a black movie audience (probably 1940s). Only the "Prinsesse Tam-Tam" single is affixed with the St. Louis Josephine Baker First Day of Sale hand cancel. Some smudging: The ink did not adhere to the stamp larger illustration (new window)...$3.00

    Albert Bierstadt's "Domes of Yosemite"

    Dgn 300

    Dgn 300: Sc. 4346 5"x7" Dragon Card reproducing another Albert Bierstadt painting, "Looking Up The Yosemite Valley," painted a few years later than the work on the stamp. With the First Day of Issue hand cancel larger illustration (new window).
    Sold Out!

    Dgn 300a

    Dgn 300a: Sc. 4346 Bierstadt's Yosemite 5"x7" Dragon Card reproducing another Albert Bierstadt painting, "Looking Up The Yosemite Valley," painted a few years later than the work on the stamp. With the StampShow 2008 pictorial hand cancel - the stamp was issued at the show larger illustration (new window)...$2.50

    Dgn 301

    Dgn 301: Sc. 4346 5"x7" Dragon Card reproducing another Albert Bierstadt painting, "The Gates of Yosemite," painted about 1882. With the First Day of Issue hand cancel larger illustration (new window).
    Sold Out!

    Dgn 301a

    Dgn 301a: Sc. 4346 Bierstadt's Yosemite 5"x7" Dragon Card reproducing another Albert Bierstadt painting, "The Gates of Yosemite," painted about 1882. With the StampShow 2008 pictorial hand cancel - the stamp was issued at the show larger illustration (new window)...$2.50

    42 Sunflower

    Dgn 302
    Dgn 302

    Dgn 302a
    Dgn 302a

    Dgn 302b
    Dgn 302b

    Dgn 302c
    Dgn 302c

    Dgn 302d
    Dgn 302d

    Dgn 302: Sc. 4347 42 Sunflower 5"x7" Dragon Card with a closeup photo of a sunflower. larger illustration (new window)...$2.50
    Dgn 302a: Sc. 4347 42 Sunflower 5"x7" Dragon Card with a closeup photo of a sunflower. With Sc. 1193 Kansas (the Sunflower state, and the stamp has a big sunflower on it) and the First Day of Issue hand cancel larger illustration (new window)...$3.00
    Dgn 302b: Sc. 4347 42 Sunflower 5"x7" Dragon Card with a closeup photo of a sunflower. With the StampShow 2008 pictorial hand cancel - the stamp was issued at the show larger illustration (new window)...$2.50
    Dgn 302c: Sc. 4347 42 Sunflower 5"x7" Dragon Card with a closeup photo of a sunflower. With a large red 4-bar killer cancel that was only available at the stamp show where the stamp was issued larger illustration (new window)...$2.50
    Dgn 302d: Sc. 4347 42 Sunflower 5"x7" Dragon Card with a closeup photo of a sunflower. With the label from the booklet and the First Day of Issue hand cancel larger illustration (new window)...
    Sold out!

    2008 Forever Stamp at Americover

    Dgn 303
    Dgn 303

    Dgn 303a
    Dgn 303a

    Dgn 303b
    Dgn 303b

    Dgn 303c
    Dgn 303c

    Dgn 304
    Dgn 304

    Dgn 304a
    Dgn 304a

    Dgn 304b
    Dgn 304b

    Dgn 304c
    Dgn 304c

    Dgn 303: Sc. 4126b Forever 2008 5"x7" Dragon Card showing a 1929 magazine cover with a picture of the Liberty Bell, similar to Dgn 255. First Day of issue hand cancel larger illustration (new window)...$2.50
    Sold out!

    Dgn 303a: Sc. 4126b Forever 2008 5"x7" Dragon Card showing a 1929 magazine cover with a picture of the Liberty Bell, similar to Dgn 255. Americover 2008 pictorial show cancel (the stamp was issued at the show.) larger illustration (new window)...
    Sold out!
    Dgn 303b: Sc. 4126b Forever 2008 5"x7" Dragon Card showing a 1929 magazine cover with a picture of the Liberty Bell, similar to Dgn 255. With a 2007 year-date Forever stamp, First Day of Issue hand cancel larger illustration (new window)...$3.00

    Dgn 303c: Sc. 4126b Forever 2008 5"x7" Dragon Card showing a 1929 magazine cover with a picture of the Liberty Bell, similar to Dgn 255. With earlier Liberty Bell stamps Sc. 1595 and C62, tied by the First Day of Issue hand cancel larger illustration (new window)...$3.00

    Dgn 304: Sc. 4126b Forever 2008 5"x7" Dragon Card showing a drawing of the Liberty Bell, similar to Dgn 256. First Day of issue hand cancel larger illustration (new window)...$2.50
    Sold Out!

    Dgn 304a: Sc. 4126b Forever 2008 5"x7" Dragon Card showing a drawing of the Liberty Bell, similar to Dgn 256. Americover 2008 pictorial show cancel (the stamp was issued at the show.) larger illustration (new window)...
    Sold out!

    Dgn 304b: Sc. 4126b Forever 2008 5"x7" Dragon Card showing a drawing of the Liberty Bell, similar to Dgn 256. With a 2007 year-date Forever stamp, First Day of Issue hand cancel larger illustration (new window)...$3.00
    Dgn 304c: Sc. 4126b Forever 2008 5"x7" Dragon Card showing a drawing of the Liberty Bell, similar to Dgn 256. With earlier Liberty Bell stamps Sc. 1595 and C62, tied by the First Day of Issue hand cancel larger illustration (new window)...$3.00

    5 Seacoast coil

    Dgn 305
    Dgn 305

    Dgn 305a
    Dgn 305a

    Dgn 305b
    Dgn 305b

    Dgn 305: Sc. 4348 Seacoast coil 5"x7" Dragon Card showing a photo of a rocky seacoast. 37 Snowy Egret + Seacoast single. First Day of Issue hand cancel larger illustration (new window)...$2.50

    Dgn 305a: Sc. 4348 Seacoast coil 5"x7" Dragon Card showing a photo of a rocky seacoast. Forever stamp + Seacoast single. King of Prussia PA First Day of Sale pictorial larger illustration (new window)...$2.50

    Dgn 305b: Sc. 4348 Seacoast coil 5"x7" Dragon Card showing a photo of a rocky seacoast. Forever stamp + Seacoast single. King of Prussia PA standard First Day of Sale cancel larger illustration (new window)...$2.50

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