Understanding Postmarks. Types of Postmark, Tips and Definition of Value
Essential expert knowledge about one of the most important topics in philately.
- In an entertaining way, Oskar Klan, MICHEL Editor-in-Chief, provides detailed yet compact expert knowledge about a philatelic topic: postmarks on stamps
- Has an issue been postmarked in a way that increases or decreases its value? This guide clarifies which rules of the thumb apply to which stamps and which postmarks
- Postmarks tell more than even most experienced philatelists know – so gain additional information about your stamps by reading them correctly!
- Answers to frequent questions from the origins of postmarks and postmark techniques to correct appraisals
- How to identify forged postmarks
- Numerous examples and valuable advice regarding how to establish and expand a postmark collection
- The history of postmarks from 1660 to today
- Including comprehensive bibliography listing additional literature
First Day of Sale: 3 April 2020