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  • 2005 Issues
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    Lunar New Year/Year of the Rooster
    Marian Anderson
    Love Bouquet
    Yip Harburg
    Henry Fonda
    Aviation (separate page)
    Presidential Libraries (separate page)
    1950s Sports Cars
    Arthur Ashe
    Civil Rights
    Let's Dance
    Greta Garbo
    Children's Health
    Distinguished Marines
    Statue of Liberty/Flag

    Lunar New Year/Year of the Rooster

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    Dgn 189L: Sc. 3895 Lunar New Year Full sheet intact on a 8"x11" Dragon Card, First Day of Issue and CDS cancels. Selvage is on the left, stamps to the right larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 189R: Sc. 3895 Lunar New Year Full sheet intact on a 8"x11" Dragon Card, First Day of Issue and CDS cancels. Selvage is on the right, stamps on the left larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 190: Sc. 3895i Year of the Rooster Single from the 12-stamp sheet on a 5"x7" Dragon Card showing rooster and fireworks. First Day of Issue hand cancel larger illustration (new window)...$2.50
    Dgn 190c: Sc. 3895i Year of the Rooster Single from the 12-stamp sheet on a 5"x7" Dragon Card showing rooster and fireworks with the 1992 U.S. Rooster stamp, 2005 First Day of Issue hand cancel tying both larger illustration (new window)...$3.50
    Dgn 191: Sc. 2083 Year of the Rooster - Canada Canadian stamp and its first day cancel on a 5"x7" Dragon Card showing rooster and fireworks larger illustration (new window)...$2.50


    Marian Anderson

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    Dgn 192: Sc. 3896 Marian Anderson 5"x7" Dragon Card with a portrait photo, First Day of Issue hand cancel larger illustration (new window)...$2.50

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    Dgn 193: Sc. 3896 Marian Anderson 5"x7" Dragon Card with pictures of Anderson at Lincoln Memorial and at the Metropolitan Opera. Sc. 1116 Lincoln Memorial and Sc. 2054 Met Opera stamps, all tied by First Day of Issue pictorial cancel larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 194: Sc. 3896 Marian Anderson UX151 Constitution Hall postal card with Sc. 1116 Lincoln Memorial, Dragon Cards label cachet showing Anderson singing at the Memorial, First Day of Issue pictorial hand cancel ESPER, larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 195: Sc. 3896 Marian Anderson 5"x7" Metropolitan Opera Dragon Card, #1 from 1983. The 2005 Anderson stamp is tied by a small circular date stamp hand cancel. ESPER, larger illustration (new window)...$4.50

    Love Bouquet

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    Dgn 196: Sc. 3898 Love Bouquet 5"x7" Dragon Card featuring original painting by Dutch-American artist Bep Plas, 1970. First Day of Issue hand cancel larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 196s: Sc. 3898 Love Bouquet 5"x7" Dragon Card featuring original painting by Dutch-American artist Bep Plas, 1970. AmeriStamp Expo show cancel (stamp issued at the show) larger illustration (new window)...$2.50

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    MaxBouq: Sc. 3898 Love Bouquet on the face of the matching USPS picture postcard, First Day of Issue hand cancel. First Day of Issue hand cancel larger illustration (new window)...$2.50

    Yip Harburg

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    Dgn 197: Sc. 3905 Yip Harburg 5"x7" Dragon Card featuring a rainbow, dime and Eiffel Tower and a list of some of his top songs, including "Brother, Can You Spare A Dime?," "April In Paris," and "Over The Rainbow." First Day of Issue pictorial hand cancel larger illustration (new window)...$2.50

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    Dgn 198: Sc. 3905 Yip Harburg - Rainbow 5"x7" Dragon Card "Somewhere Over The Rainbow" combo featuring a rainbow and a tornado, plus Sc. 3100 Harold Arlen (music) and Sc. 2445 Wizard of Oz/Judy Garland (performer). Circular date stamp hand cancel larger illustration (new window).
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    Henry Fonda

    Dgn 199: Sc. 3911 Henry Fonda 5"x7" Dragon Card with a 1941 portrait of Fonda, First Day of Issue pictorial hand cancel larger illustration (new window)...$2.50
    Dgn 200: Sc. 3876/3911 John Wayne/Henry Fonda 5"x7" Dragon Card featuring "Fort Apache," the 1948 movie starring Wayne and Fonda. Fonda played the martinet fort commander, while Wayne was his doubting second-in-command. Each star's stamp is tied by the appropriate First Day of Issue pictorial hand cancel larger illustration (new window)...$5.00
    Dgn 278: Sc. 3911/4197 Henry Fonda/Jimmy Stewart 5"x7" Dragon Card featuring "Firecreek" (1967), the only film to star best friends Jimmy Stewart and Henry Fonda. (They appeared together in a segment of an earlier film and separately in "How The West Was Won.") With each actor's stamp and First Day of Issue hand cancel larger illustration (new window)...$5.00

    American Advances In Aviation

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    MaxB29

    Individual Planes, Sets of 2, Sets of 10, Blocks of 10, Maximum Card
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    Presidential Libraries

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    MaxPrez

    Most cities still available
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    1950s Sports Cars and Arthur Ashe

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    MaxCars

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    Dgn 206: Sc. 3931-5 1950s Sports Cars 5 singles on a 5"x7" Dragon Card with a color photo of a highway through a wooded area in autumn. First Day of Issue hand cancel larger illustration (new window)...$4.00
    MaxCars: Sc. 3931-5 1950s Sports Cars The stamps are affixed to the face of matching USPS picture postcards reproducing the stamp designs, and tied by a small circular date stamp. On the reverse, the 23 indicia of each card is postmarked with the First Day of Issue hand cancel larger illustration (new window)...$10.00
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    Dgn 207: Sc. 3936 Arthur Ashe - statue 5"x7" Dragon Card with a color photo of the Arthur Ashe statue in Richmond. First Day of Issue hand cancel larger illustration (new window)...$2.50

    Dgn 208: Sc. 3936 Arthur Ashe (Wimbledon) 5"x7" Dragon Card with a color photo of Ashe holding the 1975 Wimbledon trophy. First Day of Issue hand cancel larger illustration (new window).
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    Civil Rights ("To Form A More Perfect Union")

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    The complete set of cities is no longer available. We have one each of the following for sale:

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    Dgn 209d: Sc. 3937 Civil Rights Entire intact sheet on an 8"x11" Dragon Card with a photo of a civil rights march, flames, and a U.S. map outline. Topeka, Kansas, First Day of Issue hand cancels larger illustration (new window)...$10.00

    Dgn 209g: Sc. 3937 Civil Rights Entire intact sheet on an 8"x11" Dragon Card with a photo of a civil rights march, flames, and a U.S. map outline. Greensboro, NC, First Day of Issue hand cancels larger illustration (new window)...$10.00

    Dgn 209h: Sc. 3937 Civil Rights Entire intact sheet on an 8"x11" Dragon Card with a photo of a civil rights march, flames, and a U.S. map outline. Jackson, Mississippi, First Day of Issue hand cancels larger illustration (new window)...$10.00

    Children's Health

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    Dgn 210: Sc. 3938 Children's Health 5"x7" Dragon Card with a color photo of a pediatrician and patient sticking out their tongues. First Day of Issue hand cancel larger illustration (new window)...$2.50
    Dgn 210c: Sc. 3938 Children's Health 5"x7" Dragon Card with a color photo of a pediatrician and patient sticking out their tongues. Combination with Israel's Pediatrics stamp, issued earlier in the same month larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 210d: Sc. 3938 Children's Health 5"x7" Dragon Card with a color photo of a pediatrician and patient sticking out their tongues. With Israel's Pediatrics stamp, issued earlier in the same month, and its First Day postmark larger illustration (new window)...$5.00
    Dgn 210i: Sc. 1612 Pediatrics (Israel) 5"x7" Dragon Card with a color photo of a pediatrician and patient sticking out their tongues. With only Israel's Pediatrics stamp, issued earlier in the same month, and its First Day postmark. larger illustration (new window)...$3.50
    MaxHealth1: Sc. 3938 Children's Health picture postcard of Norman Rockwell's "Doctor and the Doll" painting. Tied on the face with a small circular date stamp cancel larger illustration (new window)...$3.50
    MaxHealth2: Sc. 3938 Children's Health picture postcard of Norman Rockwell's "Before The Shot" painting. Tied on the face with a small circular date stamp cancel larger illustration (new window)...$3.50

    Let's Dance and Greta Garbo

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    MaxDance

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    Dgn 211: Sc. 3939-42 Let's Dance 5"x7" Dragon Card with a color illustration of two Latin dancers. The stamps are arranged vertically, as they were on the sheet. The top pair is canceled with the Miami First Day of Issue hand cancel, the bottom with the New York FDOI hand cancel larger illustration (new window)...$4.00
    MaxDance: Sc. 3939-42 Let's Dance The stamps are affixed to the face of matching USPS picture postcards reproducing the stamp designs, and tied by a small circular date stamp. On the reverse, the 23 indicia of each card is postmarked with the First Day of Issue hand cancel larger illustration (new window)...$7.50
    Dgn 212: Sc. 3943 Greta Garbo 5"x7" Dragon Card with a black-and-white portrait of Garbo. First Day of Issue hand cancel larger illustration (new window)...$2.50
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    Dgn 213: Sc. 3943 Greta Garbo 5"x7" Dragon Card with a black-and-white portrait of Garbo. Slightly different design than the single-stamp version. With the 2 Swedish stamps and the respective First Day of Issue hand cancels larger illustration (new window)...$6.00

    Distinguished Marines

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    Dgn 214: Sc. 3961-4 Distinguished Marines separated singles on a 5"x7" Dragon Card with the USMC emblem, short text about each man. Lejeune and Basilone stamps (left side) have DC circular date stamp, Puller and Daly stamps have Camp Pendleton CDS. Both were official first-day cities larger illustration (new window).
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    Statue of Liberty/Flag

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    Dgn 215: Sc. 3969 Liberty/Flag 5"x7" Dragon Card with Statue of Liberty and Flag, non-denominated coil single larger illustration (new window)...$2.50
    Dgn 215a: Sc. 3969 Liberty/Flag 5"x7" Dragon Card with Statue of Liberty and Flag, non-denominated coil, ATM booklet and sheet singles larger illustration (new window)...$4.00
    Dgn 215b: Sc. 3969 Liberty/Flag 5"x7" Dragon Card with Statue of Liberty and Flag, non-denominated coil single with Sc. 1320 Savings Bonds (also Statue of Liberty and Flag) larger illustration (new window)...$3.00

    Dgn 215c: Sc. 3965 Liberty/Flag 5"x7" Dragon Card with Statue of Liberty and Flag, non-denominated sheet single larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 215d: Sc. 3975 Liberty/Flag 5"x7" Dragon Card with Statue of Liberty and Flag, non-denominated ATM booklet single larger illustration (new window)...$2.50
    Dgn 215e: Sc. 3969 Liberty/Flag 5"x7" Dragon Card with Statue of Liberty and Flag, non-denominated coil plate number strip of 3 larger illustration (new window)...$4.00
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    Dgn 215f: Sc. 3969/3983 Liberty/Flag 5"x7" Dragon Card with Statue of Liberty and Flag, denominated and non-denominated coil singles larger illustration (new window)...$3.00
    Dgn 215g: Sc. 3965/3978 Liberty/Flag 5"x7" Dragon Card with Statue of Liberty and Flag, denominated and non-denominated sheet singles larger illustration (new window)...$3.00