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By Frank Correl   96.4MB   Thanks to an inspired collaboration at the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum, the world is finding out that there is much more to duck stamp collecting than just the federal stamps. The Feds had their day in the sun at the Postal Museum at the 1998-99 Federal duck stamp first…

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by David R. Torre and Michael Jaffe   129.7MB   Introduction For 1995 Scott has expanded the hunting permit section of this catalogue to include state, local and tribal waterfowl stamps. One of the main purposes of the state waterfowl stamp programs has been to generate revenue for waterfowl conservation and restoration projects. In addition,…

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By Michael Jaffe   89MB   Introduction Only two exhibits from throughout the world are selected to be included in the rarity vault of the Smithsonian National Postal Museum in Washington, D.C.. each year, and the current exhibit, State, Local and Tribal Waterfowl Stamps, assembled by David R. Torre, has been extended until the middle…

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  160.3MB   Definition Fish and game license stamps, as defined here, are those stamps required by federal, state, local or tribal law to be purchased by sportsmen and affixed to a license prior to fishing or hunting for various wildlife in the U.S. In most instances, such stamps convey additional rights that are not…

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by David R. Torre, ARA   7.1MB   When the Kansas State Historical Society made their search of the Marion County Courthouse in 1982 and no stamps were found, a mystery that went unsolved for years was born (see Figure 1). What had become of the collection that Charles Bellinghausen mounted for the county archives?…

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by David R. Torre, ARA   32.7MB   Introduction In 1989, the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe issued the first pictorial Indian Reservation fish and game stamps in the United States. The stamps featured black and white photographs of deer, pheasants, prairie dogs and geese with red serial numbers (see Figure 1). The Tribe issued similar stamps…

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by David R. Torre, ARA 227.1MB Introduction   Following the federal waterfowl stamps, the two most popular series of waterfowl stamps among longtime collectors are undoubtedly those issued by California for Honey Lake and the Illinois Daily Usage stamps. The Honey Lake stamps are non-pictorial, while the Daily Usage stamps may be liberally described as…

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by David R. Torre, ARA   275.5MB   Introduction   The non-pictorial stamps issued by Marion County, Kansas, have long held a fascination for advanced collectors and students of fish and game stamps. Over fifty years ago it was first reported that Marion County might have issued the first local fish and game stamps in the…

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by David R. Torre, ARA Please Note: This article is under construction and will be completed this summer.   Introduction Just over three years ago, the article “Fish and Game Stamps of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe” appeared in The American Revenuer (Torre, 1992). For many collectors and dealers, the Crow Creek article served as…

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by Will Csaplar and David R. Torre, ARA Editor’s Note by Michael Mahler   390MB   A License and Stamp System for Waterfowl Conservation in the 20th Century U.S.   Editor’s note. Long gone are the days when pioneer exhibitors furnished only a title, then presented their material for judging. Eventually an explanatory title page became…

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