Library – Electronic

Philatelic Society of Lancaster County

The James Buchanan Chapter #173 of the American Philatelic Society  
Chapter 118 of the American Topical Association  

Links to Philatelic References Available Online

The Philatelic community is indebted to those authors, researchers, publishers, Library’s and Society’s that have made these invaluable philatelic resources available in the public domain for research and education. If you have a reference to share, please contact Dr. Charles J. DiComo at charlesdicomo@gmail.com



U.S. Stampless & Provisional Period

PDF Mini-Icon “The Posted Letter in Colonial and Revolutionary America”, By Alex L. ter Braake, Coordinator, American Philatelic Research Library, State College, PA, 1975.
PDF Mini-Icon The War Rate: 1815-1816, A synopsis for AmeriStamp Expo 2018.
PDF Mini-Icon “The American Stampless Cover Catalog, The Standard Reference Catalog of American Postal History, Volume I”, By David G. Phillips, David G. Phillips Publishing Co., Inc., Fifth Edition, 1997.
PDF Mini-Icon “The American Stampless Cover Catalog, The Standard Reference Catalog of American Postal History, Volume II”, By David G. Phillips, David G. Phillips Publishing Co., Inc., Fourth Edition, 1987.
PDF Mini-Icon “The New York Postmaster’s Provisional”, By Stanley M. Piller, Robert G. Kaufmann Publishing Company, 1991.
PDF Mini-Icon “New York Postmaster’s Provisional 1845-1847”, A four frame exhibition collection, By Stefan Heijt.


U.S. 19th Century

PDF Mini-Icon “The 1851 Issue of United States Stamps: a Sesquicentennial Retrospective”, By Hubert C. Skinner and Charles J. Peterson, Editors, The United States Philatelic Classics Society, Inc., 2006.
PDF Mini-Icon “The United States One Cent Stamp of 1851 to 1861, Volume I”, By Mortimer L. Neinken, Revision of Volume I of Stanley B. Ashbrook’s “The United States One Cent Stamp of 1851-1857” with Comments on the 1875 Reprint Plate and on Demonetization, The U.S. Philatelic Classics Society, Inc. 1972.
PDF Mini-Icon “The United States One Cent Stamp of 1851-1857, Volume II”, By Stanley B. Ashbrook, H. L. Lindquist, New York, 1938.
PDF Mini-Icon “The 3 Cent Stamp of the United States 1851-1857 Issue – Revised”, By Carroll Chase, Tatham Stamp & Coin Company, Springfield, MA, 1942.
PDF Mini-Icon “The U.S. 3 Cent 1851 Stamp – A New Plate Flaw Discovery”, by Dr. Charles J. DiComo, The Chronicle of the U.S. Classic Postal Issues Volume 70, No. 3, Whole No. 259, pp. 221-223, August 2018.
PDF Mini-Icon The 1851 Essays of the United States Three Cent Stamp (And Related Topics), By Roy Weber, Study Coordinator and Author and Principal Researchers Tina Bayer, Dick Celler, Dr. Charles J. DiComo, Wilson Hulme, Larry Hunt, & Stephanie Weber. Edited by Richard Celler & Stephanie Weber, 2005.
PDF Mini-Icon “The United States Ten Cent Stamps of 1855-1859”, By Mortimer L. Neinken, 1960.
PDF Mini-Icon “United States, The 1851-57 Twelve Cent Stamp”, By Mortimer L. Neinken, Collectors Club Handbook 17, The Collectors Club, Inc., NYC, NY, 1964.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Black Jacks of 1863-1867”, By Maurice F. Cole, Chambers Publishing Company, Kalamazoo, MI, 1950.
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