National Geographic : 1982 Jan
Great Britain, the first adhesive postage stamp in the world-the U.S. 24¢ airmail invert, one of the rarest of all American stamps-the Japan 500 mon Dragon, which until 1973 was thought to be a forgery but is now a prized rarity-the Double Geneva, a stamp in "two parts" and greatly in demand-the Trinacria of Naples, bearing the arms of the Bourbons-the 27 parales Moldavian Bull, an exceptionally rare Romanian stamp. Plus the fascinating 20 Missionary of Hawaii, the famous One-Cent Franklin "Z" grill, the Western Australia Inverted Swan, the Spanish Two Reales ... 100 great stamps in all, from every corner of the world. Superbly crafted works in miniature Each sterling silver miniature will recapture the stamp it portrays with absolute authenticity. You'll actually be able to see every detail of the American biplane which is shown on the 24¢ Airmail Invert. Every delicate feature of Queen Victoria's portrait on the Penny Black. The intricate background pat tern that distinguishes the One-Cent Franklin "Z" Grill. The winged headdress on the famous "Hermes Head" stamp of Greece. So that you will be able to study and enjoy each miniature in close-up detail, a special magnifying glass and collector's tongs will be provided. And you will receive a custom-designed presentation OF ADVISERS extremely collectors ;t days of td, Fellow of the Royal litor ofStamp Collecting lic Congress Medal. er president of the Royal and winner of many im- depart world's c litera- University, i. Member, een oT em Dssing ana ty the pography-and the first to us beprinted in 3colors. Today it is a collector's rarity. *Plus my state sales tax and 25 for shipping and handling. I Signature I AL. APPLICATIONSARE SUBJECTTO ACCEPTANCE. Mr. 1 Mrs. PLEASEPRINTCLEARLY I Address I I I City . I I State, Zip The Franklin Mint is the worlds largest private mint. It is not affiliated with the U.S. Mint or any other government agency. 59I -------------- _-- ----- i,-- S ----- I 8, 1982. * I _I February 1c.1 FM 31.