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REFERENCE LITERATURE:

CHRISTMAS SEALS

U.S. National Seals, U.S. Local Seals, Foreign Seals & Santa Claus Post Labels

Below is a list of the Christmas Seal Reference Literature that we currently have available. With these references, collectors and dealers can identify and evaluate thousands of different Christmas Seals.

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CHRISTMAS SEAL
REFERENCE LITERATURE


The Christmas Seal Catalog. (Denune, et al./2006): While it is fair to call this a "simplified" version of "Green's Catalog / Part I" (described elsewhere on this page), it is not at all a "stripped down" version, as it contains all of the essential details about the regularly issued seals found in Green's Part I. In order to produce this streamlined edition, the following information was removed: the 1979-to-date design experiments, 1987 to date Spring issues, Negative Maker's proofs, die proofs, other true printers proofs, and errors. HOWEVER, items which have been ADDED into this volume (and NOT found in Green's Part I) include U.S. lookalike seals from Canada, Bermuda, and Puerto Rico, as well as seals overprinted for local and foreign use. Most important, as with Green's, this edition contains valuations for mint seals, as well as used seals "tied" to covers and cards by cancellations. (70 pages; comb bound.) #760113. $16.00.
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Larry B. Hixon's Santa Claus Post. (Hixon/2002): Descriptions and FULL-COLOR illustrations of all known varieties and sub-types of these attractive and popular labels. Primarily used during the postcard era (1908-1922), they date from as early as 1887. Includes a valuation guide, and assigns a scarcity rating to each type. Edited by Joseph D. Ward, Jr. (24 pages, plus plastic covers; comb bound.) #760114. $19.00.
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Green's Catalog of the Tuberculosis Seals of the World

This title is available as a complete 3-part catalog containing U.S. National Seals, U.S. Local Seals and Foreign Seals. Also, each section is available individually.

Green's Catalog of Tuberculosis Seals of the World: Complete. (Denune, et al./1983/2009): Contains all three parts as described below: U.S. National Seals (with sharper illustrations than previous editions); U.S. Local Seals; and the Foreign Seals. SAVE $17 off the combined price of the 3 individual sections. (647 pages; comb bound.) #740105. $59.00.
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Green's Catalog of Tuberculosis Seals / Part I / U.S. National Seals. (Denune, et al./2009): Contains full descriptions of all known national seal types and varieties, with updated valuations. This deluxe edition contains sharper illustrations than the previous standard editions. Includes valuations for mint seals, as well as used seals "tied" to covers and cards by cancellations. NOTE: This title is included in the "Complete" catalog, which is offered above. (200 pages; comb bound.) #740109. $29.00.
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Green's Catalog of Tuberculosis Seals / Part II / U.S. Local Seals. (Denune, et al./1983): Contains full descriptions of all known local seal types and varieties, with valuations. Thousands of illustrations. NOTE: This title is included in the "Complete" catalog, which is offered at the top of this list. (87 pages; comb bound.) #740107. $18.00.
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Green's Catalog of Tuberculosis Seals / Part III / Foreign Seals. (Denune, et al./1983): Contains full descriptions of all known foreign seal types and varieties, with valuations. Thousands of illustrations. NOTE: This title is included in the "Complete" catalog, which is offered at the top of this list. (360 pages; comb bound.) #740108. $32.00.
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Green's Catalog of Tuberculosis Seals of the World: Foreign Christmas Seals, 1983-2007 Supplement. (Hoger, Editor/2007): Update of the Foreign Seals catalog (no U.S.) (129 pages; comb bound; full color.) #770601. $50.00.



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