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  • 2004 Issues
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    Year of the Monkey (this page)
    Candy Hearts Love (this page)
    Wedding Bouquets (this page)
    Paul Robeson (this page)
    Snowy Egret Booklet (this page)
    Ilan Ramon/Space Shuttle Columbia (this page)
    Dr. Seuss/Cat In The Hat dual (this page)
    Columbia University (this page)
    Henry Mancini (this page)
    Lewis & Clark (this page)
    WWII Memorial (page 2)
    Choreographers (page 2)
    Summer Olympics (page 2)
    Magnolias (page 2)
    Navajo Necklace (page 2)
    John Wayne (page 2)
    Hanukkah (page 2)
    Moss Hart (page 2)

    Year of the Monkey

    Dgn 162

    Dgn 162: Sc. 3832 Year of the Monkey 5"x7" Dragon Card with color pictures of Asian-style monkey and fireworks, First Day of Issue hand cancel larger illustration (new window)...$2.50

    Dgn 162a

    Dgn 162a: Sc. 3832 Year of the Monkey 5"x7" Dragon Card with color pictures of Asian-style monkey and fireworks, dual cancel with Canadian stamp and cancel larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 162b

    Dgn 162b: Sc. 3832 Year of the Monkey 5"x7" Dragon Card with color pictures of Asian-style monkey and fireworks, with Canadian stamp and its first-day cancel larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 162b1: Sc. 3832 Year of the Monkey 5"x7" Dragon Card with color pictures of Asian-style monkey and fireworks, combination with Canadian stamp, 2004 tab.
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    Dgn 162b2: Sc. 3832 Year of the Monkey 5"x7" Dragon Card with color pictures of Asian-style monkey and fireworks, combination with Canadian stamp, upper left corner selvage.
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    Dgn 162c

    Dgn 162c: Sc. 3832 Year of the Monkey 5"x7" Dragon Card with color pictures of Asian-style monkey and fireworks, dual cancel with Australian Christmas Island stamps and first-day cancel larger illustration (new window)...$5.00

    Dgn 162d

    Dgn 162d: Sc. 3832 Year of the Monkey 5"x7" Dragon Card with color pictures of Asian-style monkey and fireworks, combination with 4 Hong Kong Year of the Monkey stamps, U.S. First Day of Issue hand cancel ties all larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 162e

    Dgn 162e: Sc. 3832 Year of the Monkey 5"x7" Dragon Card with color pictures of Asian-style monkey and fireworks, combination with 2 Singapore Year of the Monkey stamps, U.S. First Day of Issue hand cancel ties all larger illustration (new window)...$4.00

    Dgn 162f

    Dgn 162f: Sc. 3832 Year of the Monkey 5"x7" Dragon Card with color pictures of Asian-style monkey and fireworks, combination with 2 Vietnam Year of the Monkey stamps, U.S. First Day of Issue hand cancel ties all larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 162g

    Dgn 162g: Sc. 3832 Year of the Monkey 5"x7" Dragon Card with color pictures of Asian-style monkey and fireworks, combination with 2 Republic of China Year of the Monkey stamps, U.S. First Day of Issue hand cancel ties all larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 163

    Dgn 163: Sc. 3832 Year of the Monkey - Series 5"x7" Dragon Card with color pictures of Asian-style monkey and fireworks, similar to Dgn 162, with all 12 Clarence Lee Lunar New Year stamps, tied with Monkey's first day hand cancels larger illustration (new window).
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    MaxMonk

    MaxMonk: Sc. 3832 Year of the Monkey USPS picture postcard reproducing the stamp image, with the stamp and First Day of Issue hand cancel. Because of the glossiness of the cards, the cancels are less than perfect larger illustration (new window)...$3.00

    Candy Hearts Love & Wedding Bouquets

    Dgn 164

    Dgn 164: Sc. 3833 Candy Hearts Love 5"x7" Dragon Card with full-color art of a heart-shaped box of candy and a red rose; First Day of Issue hand cancel larger illustration (new window)...$2.50

    Dgn 168

    Dgn 168: Sc. 3836-7 Wedding Bouquets Both Wedding Bouquets stamps (37 Garden Bouquet and 60 Garden Botanical) on a 5"x7" Dragon Card with a color picture of a wedding bouquet. First Day of Issue hand cancel larger illustration (new window)...$3.25

    Dgn 168a

    Dgn 168a: Sc. 3836-7 Wedding Bouquets Both Wedding Bouquets stamps (37 Garden Bouquet and 60 Garden Botanical) on a 5"x7" Dragon Card with a color picture of a wedding bouquet. Mega-Event stamp show pictorial hand cancel showing rose larger illustration (new window)...$3.25

    Dgn 168b

    Dgn 168b: Sc. 3836-7 Wedding Bouquets Both Wedding Bouquets stamps (37 Garden Bouquet and 60 Garden Botanical) on a 5"x7" Dragon Card with a color picture of a wedding bouquet. Round date hand cancel available only on day of issue (no grace period) larger illustration (new window).
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    Paul Robeson

    Dgn 165

    Dgn 165: Sc. 3834 Paul Robeson 5"x7" Dragon Card with a serious portrait of Robeson, First Day of Issue hand cancel of Issue hand cancel larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 165a

    Dgn 165a: Sc. 3834 Paul Robeson 5"x7" Dragon Card with a serious portrait of Robeson, First Day of Issue hand cancel, with W.E.B. DuBois stamp from Celebrate The Century: Both ran afoul of the anti-communist fervor of the 1950s larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 165b

    Dgn 165b: Sc. 3834 Paul Robeson 5"x7" Dragon Card with a serious portrait of Robeson, First Day of Issue hand cancel, with "Showboat" and "Porgy & Bess" stamps: He starred in both, and "Old Man River" was written for him, although he was not able to play the part until the London production -- larger illustration (new window).
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    Snowy Egret Booklet

    Dgn 166

    Dgn 166: Sc. 3830 Snowy Egret booklet 5"x7" Dragon Card with a color photo of an egret, First Day of Issue hand cancel larger illustration (new window)...$2.50

    Dgn 166c

    Dgn 166c: Sc. 3830 Snowy Egret booklet 5"x7" Dragon Card with a color photo of an egret, with matching coil stamp, First Day of Issue hand cancel larger illustration (new window)...$3.00

    Dgn 166s

    Dgn 166s: Sc. 3830 Snowy Egret booklet 5"x7" Dragon Card with a color photo of an egret, AmeriStamp Expo show cancel from first day larger illustration (new window)...$2.50

    Space Shuttle Columbia & Seuss Dual

    Dgn 167

    Dgn 167: Sc. 1552 Ilan Ramon/Columbia 5"x7" Dragon Card with a color photo of Columbia's final launch, inset photo of the Columbia crew, with Israel's 2004 Ilan Ramon stamp + tab, first day cancel larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 85d

    Dgn 85d: Sc. 3187h/3835 Dr Seuss single from the 1950s Celebrate the Century sheet on a blue-on-cream 5"x7" Dragon Card, drawing of mother reading to child from large-format book, with a tip of the Hat to the rights agency that would not cooperate in the lower right corner. 2004's Dr. Seuss stamp and its circular date stamp added larger illustration (new window).
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    Columbia University

    Dgn 169

    Dgn 169: Sc. UX405 Columbia University card postal card with Dragon Cards label cachet featuring Columbia University's now-defunct College of Pharmacy during WWII. First Day of Issue hand cancel ties cachet to the card. Just 14 produced larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 169c

    Dgn 169c: Sc. UX405 Columbia University card postal card with Dragon Cards label cachet featuring Columbia University's now-defunct College of Pharmacy during WWII. First Day of Issue hand cancel ties cachet and Sc. 1029 Columbia University to the card. Just 10 produced larger illustration (new window).
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    Henry Mancini

    Dgn 170

    Dgn 170: Sc. 3839 Henry Mancini 5"x7" Dragon Card with film frames showing piano and flute (his first instrument), and superimposed title fading in. First Day of Issue hand cancel larger illustration (new window)...$2.50

    Dgn 170c

    Dgn 170c: Sc. 3839 Henry Mancini 5"x7" Dragon Card with film frames showing piano and flute (his first instrument), and superimposed title fading in. With Sc. 3772d Movie Music, First Day of Issue hand cancel (upper right corner is slightly bent) larger illustration (new window)...$3.50
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    Dgn 171

    Dgn 171: Sc. 3839 Mancini/Charade 5"x7" Dragon Card with reproduction of poster from "Charade," starring Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn, with music by Mancini. The plot revolves around rare stamps. With Grant, Hepburn and Mancini stamps, First Day of Issue hand cancel larger illustration (new window).
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    Lewis & Clark

    Dgn 177ia

    Dgn 177ia: Sc. 3854-6 Lewis & Clark 5"x8" Dragon Cards with the two booklet stamps and one sheet stamp were serviced in all 11 cities with their respective First Day of Issue hand cancels. All sold out quickly larger illustration (new window).
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