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WELCOME to, your best source for unique and tough to find modern U.S. postal history. I have a vast stock of U.S. covers, stamps and other paper ephemera. New covers and other items will be added weekly. All items will be sold on a first come, first serve basis. If there is anything you are looking for, please contact me.



Robert Thompson found an untagged 20ct Official coil UNTAGGED error on cover.


The cover below featuring a rare 3/21/1966 3rd class usage of US QI1 sold on Ebay on 10/30/2012 for $456!



My latest PNCs on Commercial Cover article (#135) features new discoveries, news and notes. It appears in the Plate Number Coils Club monthly newsletter, Coil Line.  My next article (#136) featuing 47¢ and 49¢ PNC usages will appear in Coil Line in 2018. Article #137 will feature booklet plate number usages on cover and also will be in Coil Line in 2018.


My next Purple Machine Cancels update will appear in the Machine Cancel Forum in the Summer 2018 or Fall 2018 issue.


My handbook, PMCs: A Guide to Collecting Purple Machine Cancels, is still available with 12 updates for $20 postpaid. If you just need the updates, all twelve for $7 postpaid.



WANTED: I'm looking for covers with 37¢ and 39¢ Official coils, especially PNCs. I'm also looking for a 20¢ Official coil tied on cover by a Purple Machine Cancel. I'm also looking for a cover with the water-activated (10¢) Patriotic Banner (2008) PNC.