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  • Music
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    This page:
     Sinatra
     "Take Me Out To The Ball Game"
     Vintage Black Cinema
     Latin Jazz
     Singing Cowboys
     Kate Smith

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    Frank Sinatra

    Dgn 292

    Dgn 292: Sc. 4265 Frank Sinatra — 5"x7" Dragon Card with portrait of Sinatra at about the same time as the stamp portrait. New York First Day of Issue pictorial cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$2.50

    Dgn 292a

    Dgn 292a: Sc. 4265 Frank Sinatra — 5"x7" Dragon Card with portrait of Sinatra at about the same time as the stamp portrait. Las Vegas First Day of Issue pictorial cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$2.50

    Dgn 292b

    Dgn 292b: Sc. 4265 Frank Sinatra — 5"x7" Dragon Card with portrait of Sinatra at about the same time as the stamp portrait. Hoboken First Day of Sale pictorial — larger illustration (new window)...$3.00

    Dgn 292c

    Dgn 292c: Sc. 4265 Frank Sinatra — 5"x7" Dragon Card with portrait of Sinatra at about the same time as the stamp portrait. Hoboken Frank Sinatra Station red round dater cancel, only available in Hoboken on the first day of issue. The date is a little faint but readable — larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 292d

    Dgn 292d: Sc. 4265 Frank Sinatra — 5"x7" Dragon Card with portrait of Sinatra at about the same time as the stamp portrait. New York and Las Vegas First Day of Issue pictorial postmarks — larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 292e

    Dgn 292e: Sc. 4265 Frank Sinatra — 5"x7" Dragon Card with portrait of Sinatra at about the same time as the stamp portrait. New York, NY, black plug cancel, only available in New York on the first day of issue — larger illustration (new window)...$3.00

    Dgn 292f

    Dgn 292f: Sc. 4265 Frank Sinatra — 5"x7" Dragon Card with portrait of Sinatra at about the same time as the stamp portrait. Combo with Tommy (and Jimmy) Dorsey stamp, Sc. 3097. Sinatra had his first hits as the singer in Tommy Dorsey's band. New York First Day of Issue pictorial hand cancel — larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 293

    Dgn 293: Sc. 4265 Frank Sinatra — 5"x7" Dragon Card with portrait of Sinatra at about the same time as the stamp portrait, and a reproduction of a poster for "High Society," with the stamps honoring the 1956 movie's stars: Sc. 2749 Grace Kelly, Sc. 3850 Bing Crosby, Sc. 2982 Louis Armstrong, and, of course, Sinatra. New York First Day of Issue pictorial hand cancel — larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 293a

    Dgn 293a: Sc. 4265 Frank Sinatra — High Society single stamp NYC.
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    MaxSinatra

    MaxSinatra: Sc. 4265 Frank Sinatra — Hoboken Post Office's Artcraft 5Ό"x8Ό" card for the PO's 2003 dedication/naming for Sinatra, The 2008 stamp added and tied with the Hoboken First Day of Sale cancel. — larger illustration (new window).
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    "Take Me Out To The Ball Game"
    (It's a stamp honoring a song's centennial, right?)

    Dgn 296

    Dgn 296: Sc. 4341 Take Me Out To The Ball Game — 5"x7" Dragon Card with a reproduction of the sheet music (Sam Williams is the vaudeville performer featured on the music). First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$2.50

    Dgn 296a

    Dgn 296a: Sc. 4341 Take Me Out To The Ball Game — 5"x7" Dragon Card with a reproduction of the sheet music (Sam Williams is the vaudeville performer featured on the music). With baseball stamps Sc. 855 and 1381, First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$5.00

    Dgn 297

    Dgn 297: Sc. 4341 Take Me Out To The Ball Game — 5"x7" Dragon Card with a reproduction of the sheet music (Trixie Friganza is the vaudeville performer featured on the music). Digital color postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$3.50

    Dgn 298

    Dgn 298: Sc. 4341 Take Me Out To The Ball Game — 5"x7" Dragon Card with a reproduction of the poster for the movie "Take Me Out To The Ball Game," starring Gene Kelly, Esther Williams and Frank Sinatra. With Sc. 4265 Sinatra, First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$3.00

    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). The "Prinsesse Tam-Tam" single 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).
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    Latin Jazz

    Dgn 306

    Dgn 306: Sc. 4349 Latin Jazz — 5"x7" Dragon Card featuring art of a Latin drummer, taken from a Tito Puente album. First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$2.50

    Dgn 306a

    Dgn 306a: Sc. 4349 Latin Jazz — 5"x7" Dragon Card featuring art of a Latin drummer, taken from a Tito Puente album. With Sc. 3939-41 Merengue, Salsa and Cha-Cha Latin Dances stamps, First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$5.00

    Dgn 306b

    Dgn 306b: Sc. 4349 Latin Jazz — 5"x7" Dragon Card featuring art of a Latin drummer, taken from a Tito Puente album. With Sc. 3939-41 Merengue, Salsa, Cha-Cha and Mambo Latin Dances stamps, First Day of Issue hand cancel. Only 4 produced, for subscribers only — larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 307

    Dgn 307: Sc. 4349 Latin Jazz — 5"x7" Dragon Card featuring art from the "Best of Tito Puente" album. The Latin Jazz stamp is tied by the First Day of Issue hand cancel. Sc. 3942 Mambo (Puente was known as "The King of The Mambo") and a 4’ stamp are tied with a September 2007 pictorial postmark dedicating the Tito Puente Station in NYC. Only 14 produced — larger illustration (new window)...$5.00


    Singing Cowboys (of the Silver Screen)

    Dgn 367

    Dgn 367: Sc. 4446/9 Cowboys of the Silver Screen — Gene Autry and Roy Rogers stamps on a 5”x7” Dragon Card showing a cowboy rounding up horses, plus text explaining that Autry and Rogers were Singing Cowboys. Small circular date stamp cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$3.00

    Dgn 367a

    Dgn 367a: Sc. 4446/9 Cowboys of the Silver Screen — Gene Autry and Roy Rogers stamps on a 5”x7” Dragon Card showing a cowboy rounding up horses, plus text explaining that Autry and Rogers were Singing Cowboys. Gene Autry OK First Day of Sale hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$3.00


    Kate Smith

    Dgn 375

    Dgn 375: Sc. 4463 Kate Smith — 5”x7” Dragon Card showing a photo of Smith in a star. Text gives a short biography. First Day of Issue Hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$2.50

    Dgn 375a&c

    Dgn 375a&c: Sc. 4463 Kate Smith — 5”x7” Dragon Card showing a photo of Smith in a star. Text gives a short biography of Smith. The First Day of Issue hand cancel also ties Sc. 2566 Abbott & Costello: The comedy team made their radio debut on her program, and a month later, first performed for a national audience their famed routine, “Who’s On First?” — larger illustration (new window)...$3.50

    Dgn 375b

    Dgn 375b: Sc. 4463 Kate Smith — 5”x7” Dragon Card showing a photo of Smith in a star. Text gives a short biography. Digital Color Postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$3.50

    Dgn 376

    Dgn 376: Sc. 4463 Kate Smith — 5”x7” Dragon Card showing a photo of Smith, Irving Berlin and Smith’s announcer/manager, Ted Collins, shortly after she premiered the song “God Bless America” on her radio show, November 10, 1938. The Irving Berlin stamp (Sc. 3669) is also tied by the First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00

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