The stamp collector"s guidebook of worldwide watermarks and perforations by Felix, Ervin J.

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Published by Whitman Pub. Co. in Racine, Wis .

Written in English

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  • Watermarks.,
  • Perforations (Philately)

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Other titlesWorldwide watermarks and perforations from 1840 to date., Watermarks and perforations.
Statementby Ervin J. Felix.
LC ClassificationsHE6183 .F4
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p. (p. 247-256 blank for "Notes")
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5996280M
LC Control Number66028511

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