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I am constantly buying large and small collections and often have a variety of U.S. and Worldwide collections, lots, and accumulations available. If you are considering getting into a new area and would like a "starter collection" (whether small or large), let me know about your interest. Also, if you are seeking used binders or used empty albums to match what you currently have, again, let me know. Here are a few samples of collections. The listings below are included by happenstance. If you are seeking a particular country or type of material, please let me know. Payment plans are available. I guarantee your satisfaction.

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United States Airmail First Day Covers 1947-1961: Between Scott #C33//C62, eighteen different cacheted airmail first day covers from 1947-1961, addressed (some in light pencil), VF. Cachets include Art Craft, Artmaster, and one Lowry. Includes #C51a and C60a booklet panes. Scott 2016 retail totals $47.00 Very nice group.


United States First Day Cover 1957-1963 Accumulation: Accumulation of about 270 neatly addressed, uncacheted first day covers. Plus about 30 with 1957-1958 with cachets (mostly Artcraft). There is duplication, typically ranging from two to five of each item. Terrifically low price -- about 6 cents per cover!


U.S. Cacheted First Day Covers Accumulation 1960s-1990s: Group of about 150 unsorted CACHETED addressed FDCs ranging from the 1960s to the 1990s. I see one as early as mid-1950s and as late as the mid-1990s, but it looks like most are in the 1970s-1980s. While most of the cachets are from the usual larger makers, I do see some from smaller cachet makers. Condition on almost all is VF. They are addressed, but are clean and nice. A great way to start or expand your FDC / cachet collection at a very low price.


U.S. 1986 Ameripex Presidential Souvenir Sheet First Day Covers: Scott #2216-9, 1986 Ameripex set of 4 souvenir sheets on four first day covers, VF. (Old #40322)


U.S. 1982 Birds and Flowers First Day Covers: Scott # 1953-2002 Complete set of 50 Fleetwood multicolor cacheted unaddressed first day covers. A handsome and desirable set, VF. Retail value is $147. (Old #40205)


United States First Day Cover Collection 1970-1983 ELLIS ANIMATED CACHETS (3 Volumes): Tremendous collection in three volumes. Ellis Animated Cachets are humorous, cartoon-like, hand-colored. They are scarce and seldom offered. Offerings of these cachets on the Internet are few and far between, and then usually just a few here and there. This is a comprehensive 1970-1983 collection of approximately 452 covers, including many scarce, in demand, and thematic issues. The total individual value if sold separately is in the area of $2200++!! Whether you already collect cachet makers, or want to get started in FDCs, or you are an eBayer who wants to triple or quadruple your money, this is a terrific opportunity! [Sample scans on request to serious inquirers.]


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