Collecting United States covers and postal history
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Published by W.R. Weiss in Bethlehem, PA (P.O. Box 5358, Bethlehem 18015) .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • United States.


  • First day covers (Philately) -- United States -- History.,
  • Stamp collecting -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Statementby William R. Weiss, Jr.
LC ClassificationsHE6184.F57 W46 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p. :
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2485075M
LC Control Number87405749

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