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  • 2012 Issues
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    $1.05 Lancaster County (Amish Country)
    65 Baltimore Checkerspot Butterfly (page 1)
    85 Birds of Prey (page 1)
    Year of the Dragon (page 1)
    John H. Johnson (page 2)
    Four Flags (page 2)
    Cherry Blossoms (page 2)
    Civil War 1862 (page 2)
    Great Film Directors (this page)
    Bicycling (this page)
    Girl Scouts (this page)
    Baseball All-Stars (page 4)
    Edgar Rice Burroughs (page 5)
    War of 1812 (page 5)

    Great Film Directors

    Dgn 436

    Dgn 436: Sc. 4668-71 Film Directors — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring a “lobby card” listing the directors and the films shown on their stamps, with a reel of film in the background. Two se-tenant pairs are tied by the First Day of Issue cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$5.00

    Dgn 436a

    Dgn 436a: Sc. 4668-71 Film Directors — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring a “lobby card” listing the directors and the films shown on their stamps, with a reel of film in the background. Two se-tenant pairs, plus Filmmaking-Directing (Sc. 3772b) and Alfred Hitchcock (Sc. 3226) are tied by the First Day of Issue and Circular Date Stamp cancels — larger illustration (new window)...$7.50

    Dgn 436b

    Dgn 436b: Sc. 4668 Film Directors - John Ford — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring a “lobby card” listing the directors and the films shown on their stamps, with a reel of film in the background. The Ford stamp and two John Wayne stamps (Sc. 2448 “Stagecoach,” directed by Ford, and 3876) are tied by the First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00

    Dgn 436c

    Dgn 436c: Sc. 4669 Film Directors - Frank Capra — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring a “lobby card” listing the directors and the films shown on their stamps, with a reel of film in the background. The Capra stamp and stamps for the stars of some of his greatest movies, James Stewart (Sc. 4197, “Mr. Smith Goes To Washington,” “It’s A Wonderful Life”) and Gary Cooper (Sc. 4421, “Mr. Deeds Goes To Town”), are tied by the First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$4.50

    Dgn 436d

    Dgn 436d: Sc. 4670 Film Directors - Billy Wilder — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring a “lobby card” listing the directors and the films shown on their stamps, with a reel of film in the background. The Wilder and Marilyn Monroe (Sc. 2967) stamps are tied by the First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$3.25

    Dgn 436e

    Dgn 436e: Sc. 4671 Film Directors - John Huston — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring a “lobby card” listing the directors and the films shown on their stamps, with a reel of film in the background. The Huston and Humphrey Bogart (Sc. 3152) stamps are tied by the First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$3.25

    Bicycling

    Dgn 437

    Dgn 437: Sc. 4687-90 Bicycling — 5”x7” Dragon Card reproducing a L. Prang & Co. print from about 1887 of high-wheel cyclists on a rural road. Se-tenant strip of 4 is tied by two circular date stamp first-day cancels — larger illustration (new window)...$5.00

    Girl Scouts (Celebrate Scouting)

    Dgn 438

    Dgn 438: Sc. 4691 Girl Scouts — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring photograph of Girl Scouts and founder Juliette Gordon Low on the White House Grounds, 1917. The photograph has been colorized. Digital Color Postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$3.50

    Dgn 438a

    Dgn 438a: Sc. 4691 Girl Scouts — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring photograph of Girl Scouts and founder Juliette Gordon Low on the White House Grounds, 1917. The photograph has been colorized. First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$2.50

    Dgn 438b

    Dgn 438b: Sc. 4691 Girl Scouts — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring photograph of Girl Scouts and founder Juliette Gordon Low on the White House Grounds, 1917. The photograph has been colorized. With three earlier U.S. Girl Scout stamps (Sc. 974, 1199, and 2251), tied by the First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 439

    Dgn 439: Sc. 4691 Girl Scouts — 5”x7” Dragon Card taken from a newsletter of Alpha Phi Omega, the college service fraternity that works with scouting. Large photograph shows Girl Scouts carrying a stretcher, probably a World War I drill. Inset photo of more modern Girl Scouts, 100th anniversary logo, quote from founder Juliette Gordon Low. Digital Color Postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$3.50

    Dgn 439a

    Dgn 439a: Sc. 4691 Girl Scouts — 5”x7” Dragon Card taken from a newsletter of Alpha Phi Omega, the college service fraternity that works with scouting. Large photograph shows Girl Scouts carrying a stretcher, probably a World War I drill. Inset photo of more modern Girl Scouts, 100th anniversary logo, quote from founder Juliette Gordon Low. First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$2.50


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