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The Honey Lake Waterfowl Stamps

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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The Fish and Game Stamps of Marion County, Kansas

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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E. L. Vanderford: 1913-1994

by David R. Torre, ARA   142MB   Introduction   Fish and game philately lost one of its most prominent collectors during September of 1994. Elmore Vanderford passed away in his sleep at his long-time residence in Sacramento, California. Known better as E. L. Vanderford or simply “Van” in philatelic circles, he had suffered from a variety…

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The No Fee Fish and Game Stamps of California

by David R. Torre, ARA   435.2MB   Introduction   An overprint on a stamp frequently stimulates special interest on the part of collectors. The overprint, be it rubber-stamped or printed, is an additional element to be appreciated and studied. Typesetting varieties may be discovered and in examples derived from a rubber stamp in particular,…

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The Illinois Daily Usage Stamps

by David R. Torre, ARA   198.4 MB   Introduction   The purpose of this article, the second of two discussing the stamps used on waterfowl management areas in California and Illinois, is to tell the story of the Illinois Daily Usage stamps. In Illinois, as in California, a number of such areas were developed…

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