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Special Delivery References

This is a real gem of an article. Bibliography of U.S. Special Delivery System (.pdf bibliography pdf file. 596kb)
 

Checklist of Worldwide Special Delivery Stamps
Columbia - Express Jottings (Collector's Club Philatelist, Jan-Feb 2001)
Disposal of unused U.S. Special Delivery Stamps
Eagle and Thunderbolt Machine Cancel (Collector's Philatelist, Mar-Apr 2001)
Early Chicago Special Delivery (.pdf Article 252kb) (L. Piszkiewicz, Illinois Postal Historian, 2007)
Incoming Special Delivery to Canal Zone (C.Z. Philatelist, Whole #138)
* International (Hammelman) Treaty Rates
Special Delivery City Markings (Auxiliary Markings, 11/08) (pdf 172kb)
Special Delivery Markings 1914 Vera Cruz Post Office (Mexicana, 2001)
Special Delivery Markings of Boston, Ma. Post Office
Special Delivery Plus - Hybrid Express Stamps
Special Delivery Stamps Show Transportation
Special Delivery Statistics 1965-1997
Special Delivery System Primer
U.S. 10¢ Special Delivery Rate 1885-1917 (Garfield Perry, Nov 01)

Back of the Book References

 7¢ Vermillion Stanton Envelopes (1) (Collector's Philatelist, Jan-Feb 1993)
7¢ Vermillion Stanton Envelopes (2)
7¢ Vermillion Stanton Envelopes (3)
7¢ Vermillion Stanton Envelopes (4)
7¢ Vermillion Stanton Envelopes (5)
Unusual High Value Stationery (.pdf Article 80kb Collector's Philatelist, Nov-Dec 2006)
Plimpton Special Study - Exhibit Handout (.pdf Article 140kb Stampshow 2006)

Offline References (authored by R.L. Markovits)

 Special Delivery
  • First Bureau Special Delivery Series (Congress Book 1962)
  • First Special Delivery FDC (First Days, 5-6/69)
  • Genesis of U.S. Special Delivery System (American Philatelist, 7/71)
  • New Earliest Use Issue of 1894 E4 (First Days, 5-6/75)
  • Rise and Fall of the Merry Widow (Congress Book 1975)
  • Scott E1 First Days (First Days, 1-2/80)
  • Special Delivery and Charles Morris (US Specialist, 5/79)
  • Special Delivery Issues - Undeveloped Field (American Philatelist, 8/68)
  • U.S. Special Delivery Issues (Bureau Specialist, 10/60)
  • U.S. Special Delivery Issues Examined (First Days, 11-12/68)

Registry
  • 10 Registry (F1) Precancels (US Specialist, 9/70)
  • 10 Registry Stamp of 1911 (1) (Collector's Club, 50:5)
  • 10 Registry Stamp of 1911 (2) (Collector's Club, 50:6)
  • 10 Registry Stamp of 1911 (3) (Collector's Club, 51:1)
  • 10 Registry Stamp - 1st Day Cover (First Days, 3-4/61)
  • 10 Registry Stamp - 2nd Day Cover (First Days, 11-12/61)
  • F1 First Day Cover Story (First Days, 1-2/75)
  • Registered Mail Bibliography (Philatelic Literature Review, Vol. 20)

U.S. Philately
  • 1 Presidential Plate 21834 LR (US Specialist, 8/70)
  • 2 1922 Type II (Sc. 64A) (US Specialist, 5/66)
  • 5 Taylor - A UPU Tribute (1) (Collector's Club, 9-10/89)
  • 5 Taylor - A UPU Tribute (2) (Collector's Club, 11-12/89)
  • 5 Taylor - A UPU Tribute (3) (Collector's Club, 7-8/90)
  • 15 Lincoln EKU (First Days, 9-10/64)
  • 20th Century Cancellations (Bureau Specialist, 3/64)
  • 1869 Plate Layout & Numbers (with B. Chapman, 1869 Times, 11/78)
  • 'A' Plates Information Needed (Bureau Specialist, 2/66)
  • Artcraft Unofficial Rarity - Sc. 1195 (First Days, 3-4/75)
  • Bureau Coil Error Discovered(Sc. 842b) (US Specialist, 3/66)
  • Beware Fakes - 370 Alaska Yukon (First Days, 11-12/68)
  • Can the Market Fall (US Specialist, 3/79)
  • Circular Advertises New Rates (First Days, 3-4/65)
  • Collector's Library (US Specialist, 4/65)
  • Collector's Library (US Specialist, 2/66)
  • Collector's Library (US Specialist, 4/68)
  • First Day Daydreams (First Days, 1-2/66)
  • First Day Daydreams (1847 Issue) (First Days, 7-8/66)
  • First Day Daydreams (367-9) (First Days, 3-4/66)
  • First Day Daydreams (Early Air FDCs) (First Days, 9-10/67)
  • First Day Daydreams (Lincoln 1909) (First Days, 5-6/66)
  • First Day Daydreams (R154) (First Days, 7-8/67)
  • First US Postal Card FDC (First Days, 1-2/63)
  • George Eppstadt (First Days, 3-4/72)
  • George Eppstadt - Follow-up (First Days, 9-10/72)
  • Graf Zeppelin Blocks of 4 (First Days, 7-8/68)
  • Lincoln Memorial (First Days, 3-4/64)
  • Lincoln Memorial Issue (First Days, 1-2/66)
  • Official Secret Agent O49 (Chronicle, 11/93)
  • Pan-American Series - Suppl. 2 (First Days, 7-8/72)
  • Quebec Issue of 1908 (First Days, 1-2/73)
  • Ray Newburn 1st Day Cover Collection (First Days, 9-10/62)
  • Red & Green 1876 Centennial Envelopes (First Days, 9-10/75)
  • Scott 368E Follow-up (First Days, 5-6/79)
  • Signature (First Days, 9-10/79)
  • Spanish American War Revenues (First Days, 7-8/65)
  • Special Handling Issues (First Days, 7-8/62)
  • U26 FDC Discovered (First Days, 3-4/66)
  • U.S. 1851 First Day Covers (Covers, 2/65)
  • U.S. 1851 First Day Covers (First Days, 9-10/64)
  • U.S. 1861 Issue = 12 Value (First Days, 9-10/64)
  • U.S. Philatelic Literature (US Specialist, 2/64)
  • U.S. Philatelic Literature (First Days, 1-2/65)
  • U.S. Scott No 481 (First Days, 5-6/71)

Plate Number Series
  • Numbers Game (Bureau Specialist, 2/63)
  • Numbers Game (Bureau Specialist, 3/63)
  • Numbers Game (Bureau Specialist, 4/63)
  • Numbers Game (Bureau Specialist, 5/63)
  • Numbers Game (Bureau Specialist, 6/63)
  • Numbers Game (Bureau Specialist, 8/63)
  • Numbers Game (Bureau Specialist, 10/63)
  • Numbers Game (Bureau Specialist, 11/63)
  • Numbers Game (Bureau Specialist, 1/64)
  • Numbers Game (Bureau Specialist, 2/64)
  • Numbers Game (Bureau Specialist, 3/64)
  • Numbers Game (Bureau Specialist, 4/64)
  • Numbers Game (Bureau Specialist, 5/64)
  • Numbers Game (Bureau Specialist, 6/64)
  • Numbers Game (Bureau Specialist, 8/64)
  • Numbers Game (Bureau Specialist, 10/64)
  • Numbers Game (Bureau Specialist, 12/64)
  • Numbers Game (Bureau Specialist, 1/65)
  • Numbers Game (Bureau Specialist, 3/65)
  • Numbers Game (Bureau Specialist, 6/65)
  • Numbers Game (Bureau Specialist, 8/65)
  • Numbers Game (Bureau Specialist, 9/65)
  • Numbers Game (Bureau Specialist, 1/66)
  • Numbers Game (Bureau Specialist, 2/66)
  • Numbers Game (Bureau Specialist, 3/66)
  • Numbers Game (Bureau Specialist, 4/66)
  • Numbers Game (Bureau Specialist, 5/66)
  • Numbers Game (Bureau Specialist, 6/66)
  • Numbers Game (Bureau Specialist, 9/66)
  • Numbers Game (Bureau Specialist, 10/66)
  • Numbers Game (Bureau Specialist, 11/66)
  • Numbers Game (Bureau Specialist, 1/67)
  • Numbers Game (Bureau Specialist, 2/67)
  • Numbers Game (Bureau Specialist, 4/67)
  • Numbers Game (Bureau Specialist, 2/68)
  • Numbers Game (Bureau Specialist, 5/68)

Exhibit Development References

Our newest item in this area.Getting Started in Philatelic Exhibiting, J.M. Hotchner, 2006

References of Interest

 The Dead Letter Office, Harper's New Monthly, 1862
Our newest item in this area. The New York City Post Office (Part 1) Harper's New Monthly, 1871
The New York City Post Office (Part 2) Harper's New Monthly, 1871
The New York City Post Office (Part 3) Harper's New Monthly, 1871
The New York City Post Office (Part 4) Harper's New Monthly, 1871
The New York City Post Office (Part 5) Harper's New Monthly, 1871