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"Pricing Guide for Unlisted Carriers, Locals, Fakes, Forgeries and Bogus Posts of the United States" - Larry Lyons, the editor of The Penny Post, has published a pricing guide to complement his three volume work published in 1998. The publication consists of 79 page and contains 355 illustrations. It is available from the author for $20.00 plus $2.00 shipping. Please contact him by email at LyonsEntrp@aol.com or Larry Lyons, 7 Brightfield Lane, Westport, CT 06880.
Also available is the three volume "Identifier for Carriers, Locals, Fakes Forgeries and Bogus Posts of the United States". This massive work of 1,569 pages and 3,340 pictures is the definitive publication on the subject. Each volume is $85.00 and can be ordered directly from Larry at the above address.
Local Mail Posts in the United States: A Bibliography of Items in the National Postal Museum Library of the Smithsonian Institution Libraries - This is a link to a list of references for our interests, compiled by Smithsonian Institution Library.
A List of Carrier and Private Post Stamps by State and City - by John Bowman The collecting field of carriers and locals is broad, and no one can hope to obtain an example of every variety since many are rare or unique. For that reason, collectors sometimes choose to collect the emissions of a particular local or carrier post, or all the issues of a city or state. This table lists carriers and locals by state and city, with Scott Specialized Catalogue of U.S. Stamps & Covers numbers used.
American Philatelic Research Library
Includes Online Catalogue