Volumes 13 - 15A

Volume 13, 39 pages

stamps commemorating Olympic athletes, and some associated cancelled covers

  1. B/4 U.S. stamps signed by M/Sgt. Jo AnneMonette
  2. U.S. stamp on card signed by Sgt. Charles JosephSmith
  3. B/4 U.S. stamps signed by Sgt. Charles JosephSmith
  4. B/4 U.S. stamps signed by BobTowers
  5. B/4 U.S. stamps individually signed by John Conry, and cancelled cover
  6. B/4 Vatican stamps and publicity photo card of Pope PiusXII
  7. First-day cover with two Indian stamps, and signature? Of Pope PaulVI
  8. B/4 Ecuadorian stamps, signed by Archbishop Carlos Maria Cardinal de la Torre, ofQuito
  9. Commemorative presentation proof with three Belgian stamps, signed by Monsignor Jules de Trannoy and cancelled cover
  10. Commemorative presentation proof with three Belgian stamps, signed by Canon L. de Witte of Belgium, and cancelled cover
  11. Vatican stamp on card signed by Cardinal Giovanni Mercati and cancelled cover
  12. Commemorative presentation proof with three Belgian stamps, signed by Father I. Stoffyn and cancelled cover
  13. Commemorative presentation proof with three Belgian stamps, signed by Archbishop Joseph Ernest Cardinal VanRoey
  14. Dominican Republic stamp on card, card signed by Tenley Albright, U.S. figureskater
  15. Dominican Republic stamp on card, signed by Madeline Berthod, Swissskier
  16. B/4 Dominican republic stamps, signed by Fanny Blankers-Koen, Netherlandathlete
  17. Commemorative presentation proof of five Dominican Republic stamps, signed by Fanny Blankers-Koen, Netherlandathlete
  18. B/6 Netherland stamps, signed by Fanny Blankers-Koen with a text block referring to the stamps
  19. Dominican Republic stamp on card signed by Chris Brasher, Britishathlete
  20. B/4 Dominican Republic stamps signed by the Marquees of Exeter, Britishathlete
  21. Dominican Republic stamp on card, signed by Thomas W. Courtney, Americanathlete
  22. Dominican Republic stamp on card, signed by Milton G. Campbell, Americanathlete
  23. Dominican Republic stamp on card, signed by Betty Cuthbert, Australianathlete
  24. B/2 Dominican Republic stamps, signed by Egil Danielsen, Norwegianathlete
  25. Dominican Republic stamp on card, signed by Adhemar da Silva, Brazilianathlete
  26. Dominican Republic stamp on card, signed by Shirley de la Hunty, Australianathlete
  27. Dominican Republic stamp on card, signed by Ron Delany, Irishathlete
  28. B/4 French stamps, signed by Pierre Jonqueres D’Oriola, Frenchequestrian
  29. Dominican Republic stamp signed by Ugo Frigerio, Italianathlete
  30. Dominican Republic stamp on card, signed by Lars Hall, Swedishathlete
  31. Dominican Republic stamp on card, signed by Ursula Happe, Germanswimmer
  32. Dominican Republic stamp on card, signed by Charles L. Jenkins, Americanathlete
  33. B/4 French stamps, individually signed by Jean Laudet, Frenchcanoeist
  34. B/4 U.S. stamps, signed by J. Alfred LeConey and cancelled cover
  35. B/2 Dominican Republic stamps, signed by Bob Mathias, Americanathlete
  36. Dominican Republic stamp on card, signed by Alain Mimoun, Frenchathlete
  37. B/4 French stamps, individually signed by Alain Mimoun, Frenchathlete
  38. Dominican Republic stamp on card, signed by Bobby Morrow, Americanathlete
  39. Commemorative presentation proof of eight Dominican Republic stamps, signed by Bobby Morrow

Volume 13A, 45 Pages (including page 24A)

stamps commemorating Olympic athletes and some associated cancelled covers

  1. Handwritten letter of June 23, 1953 and cancelled cover from Sgt. Charles JosephSmith
  2. Handwritten letter of July 1, 1953 and cancelled cover from Sgt. Charles JosephSmith
  3. Newspaper clipping from the New York World Telegram and Sun, June 1, 1953 with text and photographs about Sgt. Charles JosephSmith
  4. Cancelled cover from BobTowers
  5. Cancelled cover from office of Pope Pius,XII
  6. Signature card with handwritten note from Canon de Witt ofBelgium
  7. Typed letter with signature from Vicar I. Stoffyn,Belgium
  8. Signature card from Cardinal Van Roey, Belgium, and cancelled cover
  9. Typed letter from office of Cardinal Joseph Ernest VanRoey
  10. Article by Malcolm MacGregor from June, 1958, “Hunting Autographs on stamps,” Gibbons’ stamp Monthly, page116
  11. Article (contd.) by Malcolm MacGregor from June, 1958, “Hunting Autographs on stamps,”

Gibbons stamp Monthly, page 117

  1. Cancelled cover from FannyBlankers-Koen
  2. Cancelled cover and handwritten note of July 30, 1957 from ChrisBrasher
  3. Cancelled cover and handwritten note of September 2, 1957 from ChrisBrasher
  4. Cancelled cover and handwritten note of August 25, 1957 from BettyCuthbert
  5. Cancelled cover and handwritten note of September 9, 1957 from BettyCuthbert
  6. Cancelled cover from Pierre JonqueresD’Oriola
  7. Cancelled cover from LarsHall
  8. Two cancelled covers from JeanLaudet
  9. Typed letter signed by JeanLaudet
  10. Handwritten note on card signed by J. AlfredLeConey
  11. Cancelled cover from AlainMimoun
  12. Cancelled cover from PaavoNurmi
  13. Cancelled cover from PaavoNurmi

24A. Cancelled cover and handwritten letter signed by Norman Read

  1. Cancelled cover and French Disney cartoon cards from GeorgeTurlier
  2. Clipping of a photograph, “Bahamas water-skiingscene”
  3. Clipping from Weekly Philatelic Gossip February 26, 1949, regarding “Bahamas water-skiing scene”
  4. Clipping, Malcolm MacGregor, “Water Skiing in the Bahamas.” stamps April 11,1953
  5. Clipping from Sunday Mirror Magazine, October 23, 1949, regarding “Bahamas water-skiing scene”
  6. Cancelled cover from BradleyDresser
  7. Handwritten note signed by Dorothy ThompsonGoodwin
  8. Cancelled cover from Dorothy ThompsonGoodwin
  9. Photograph of D’ArcyRutherford
  10. Handwritten note signed by D’ArcyRutherford
  11. Cancelled cover from D’ArcyRutherford
  12. Cancelled cover from D’ArcyRutherford
  13. Typed letter from Victor Saunders,Jr.
  14. Cancelled cover from Victor Saunders,Jr.
  15. Photograph of AlexisThompson
  16. Clipping, “Alexis Thompson” stamps January 1,1955
  17. Cancelled cover from AlexisThompson
  18. Photograph of Leone LightbournWightman
  19. Handwritten letter from Leone LightbournWightman
  20. Cancelled cover from Leone LightbournWightman

Volume 14, 40 pages (including 26A)

stamps commemorating Olympic athletes, and some associated cancelled covers

  1. Dominican Republic stamp signed by Paavo Nurmi, Finnishathlete
  2. Commemorative presentation proof of three Dominican Republic stamps, signed by Paavo Nurmi, Finnishathlete
  3. Dominican Republic stamp on card signed by Alfred Oerter, Americanathlete
  4. Dominican Republic stamp on card signed by Gerald Ouellette, Canadianmarksman
  5. Dominican Republic stamp signed by Jesse Owens, Americanathlete
  6. Dominican Republic stamp on card signed by Norman Read, New Zealandathlete
  7. Dominican Republic stamp signed by Shozo Sasahara, Japanesewrestler
  8. Dominican Republic stamp signed by Kee Chung Sohn, Japaneseathlete
  9. Dominican Republic stamp signed by Terrence Spinks, Britishboxer
  10. Polish stamp on card signed by Halina Szczerbinski, Polishathlete
  11. B/4 French stamps signed by George Turlier, Frenchcanoeist
  12. Dominican Republic stamp on card signed by Gholam Takhti, Iranianwrestler
  13. B/4 Dominican Republic stamps individually signed by Basil Burke, Jamaican poloteam
  14. B/4 Dominican Republic stamps signed by Cecil Langford, Jamaican poloteam
  15. B/4 Dominican republic stamps individually signed by Dr. John Masterton, Jamaican polo team
  16. B/4 Dominican Republic stamps signed by Nigel B. Nunes, Jamaican poloteam
  17. B/4 Dominican Republic stamps signed by Robin Stuart, Jamaican poloteam
  18. Bahamian stamp on card, signed by BradleyDresser
  19. Bahamian stamp on card, signed by Dorothy ThompsonGoodwin
  20. Bahamian stamp on card, signed by D’ArcyRutherford
  21. B/4 Bahamian stamps, signed by D’ArcyRutherford
  22. Bahamian stamp on small card, signed by Victor Saunders,Jr.
  23. Bahamian stamp on card, signed by AlexisThompson
  24. Bahamian stamp on card, signed by Leone LightbournWightman
  25. B/4 Newfoundland stamps and separate signature of Sir Wilfred Thomason Grenfell, English physician andmissionary
  26. B/4 Indian stamps signed by Dr. D. K. Karve, Indianeducator

26A. First day covers (2) signed by Dr. D. K. Karve, Founder of S.N.D.T. Women’s University

  1. Mexican stamp on card, signed by Prof. Henry Norris Russell, Americanastronomer
  2. B/4 Monegasque (Monaco) stamps, signed by Igor I. Sikorsky, American Aeronautical Engineer
  3. B/6 U.S. stamps, signed in the margin by Dr. Wernher VonBraun
  4. B/4 Cuban stamps, signed by Alica Alonso, Cubanballerina
  5. B/4 Cuban stamps, signed by Alica Alonso, Cubanballerina
  6. B/4 Norwegian (Norge) stamps, signed by KariBerggrav
  7. stamp on card signed by Robert Casadesus, composer, and cancelled cover
  8. Signature and partial U.S. stamp on card from E.D.Chase
  9. Romanian stamp on card signed by Georges Enesco, violinist, composer, andconductor
  10. B/4 Romanian stamps signed by Georges Enesco, and cancelled cover
  11. B/4 Romanian stamps signed by Georges Enesco, and cancelled cover
  12. Commemorative presentation proof of 16 Romanian stamps, signed by GeorgesEnesco
  13. Commemorative presentation proof of 16 Romanian stamps, signed by GeorgesEnesco

Volume 15, 38 pages

stamps commemorating artists, composers and other famous persons

  1. B/4 French stamps on card, signed byGandon
  2. French U.P.U. Congress stamp, signed by Pierre Gandon, 1947, and cancelled cover
  3. stamp on card signed by Vittorio Giannini, composer, and cancelled cover
  4. stamp on card signed by Dr. Philip James, composer, and cancelled cover
  5. stamp on card signed by Ernst Krenek, composer, and cancelled cover
  6. U.S. Annapolis Tercentenary stamp on commemorative card, signed by F. Townsend Morgan
  7. Finnish stamp on card, signed by Jean Sibelius, Finnishcomposer
  8. B/4 Finnish stamps, signed by JeanSibelius
  9. Austrian stamp on card, signed by Karl Sterrer of Austria, and cancelled cover
  10. Austrian stamp on card, signed by KarlSterrer
  11. Two Israeli stamps on commemorative card, signed by ArthurSzyk
  12. B/4 Netherland stamps, signed by Andre Van derVossen
  13. B/4 Netherland stamps, signed by Andre Van derVossen
  14. B/4 Netherland stamps, signed by Andre Van derVossen
  15. B/4 Netherland stamps, signed by Andre Van derVossen
  16. B/4 Netherland stamps, signed by Andre Van derVossen
  17. B/4 U.S. stamps on card, signed by Lawrence Wilbur, and cancelled cover
  18. stamp on card signed by Monty Woolley, narrator, and cancelled cover
  19. Souvenir Sheet signed by Rear Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd, American aviator and Polar explorer
  20. Commemorative presentation proof of Paraguayan stamp, signed by Lt. Cdr. M. Scott Carpenter
  21. Commemorative presentation proof of Paraguayan stamp, signed by Maj. L. Gordon Cooper, Jr., Americanastronaut
  22. Commemorative presentation proof of Paraguayan stamp, signed by Lt. Col. John Glenn, Jr, Americanastronaut
  23. B/4 Togolese (Republique Togolaise) stamps signed by Maj. Virgil I. Grissom, American astronaut
  24. Commemorative presentation proof of Paraguayan stamp, signed by Cdr. Walter M. Schirra, Jr, Americanastronaut
  25. Surinamese stamp on card signed by Cdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr, Americanastronaut
  26. Cancelled Surinamese stamp on commemorative card, signed by AlanShepard
  27. B/4 Surinamese stamps, signed in margin by AlanShepard
  28. Commemorative presentation proof of 12 Surinamese stamps signed by AlanShepard
  29. B/6 U.S. stamps signed in the margin by Maj. Donald K. Slayton, Americanastronaut
  30. B/3 Australian stamps, one signed by Peter Shaw, the second signed by Phillip Law, the third signed by Arthur Gwynn, Australian National Antarctic ResearchExpedition
  31. B/4 Australian stamps, signed by Arthur Gwynn,ornithologist
  32. B/4 Australian stamps, signed by Phillip Law,director
  33. B/4 Australian stamps, signed by Peter Shaw,meteorologist
  34. B/4 stamps signed individually by Dr. Sven Hedin, Swedish geographer andexplorer
  35. Three B/4 stamps, each stamp individually signed by Dr. SvenHedin
  36. B/4 Indian stamps signed by Sir Edmund Hillary, climber of Mt.Everest
  37. Norwegian stamp on card with separate signature of FridtjofNansen
  38. Photo card with stamp, signed by Tenzing Norgay Sherpa, climber of Mt.Everest

Volume 15A, 40 pages

stamps commemorating artists, composers and other famous persons

  1. Cancelled cover from Dr. D. K. Karve, Indianeducator
  2. Cancelled cover, signed note from Professor AugustePiccard
  3. Handwritten letter signed by Professor Henry MorrisRussell
  4. Cancelled cover from Professor Henry MorrisRussell
  5. Cancelled cover from Dr. Jonas E.Salk
  6. Cancelled cover from Igor I. Sikorsky with blankletterhead
  7. Cancelled cover from Igor I. Sikorsky with blankletterhead
  8. Typed biography of Dr. Wernher VonBraun
  9. Philatelic brochure and stamp commemorating the inaugural of the new home of theCuban PhilatelicClub
  10. Typed letter from EduardoAlmeyda
  11. Enclosure card of RobertCasadesus
  12. Typed letter signed by E. D.Chase
  13. Newspaper clipping, “Georges Enesco is Dead in Paris,” New York Times, May 5,1955
  14. Handwritten letter signed by RaymondeGandon
  15. Cancelled cover from RaymondeGandon
  16. Handwritten note signed by PierreGandon
  17. Magazine clipping on Nora Kovach and Istvan Rabovsky, Philatelic Magazine July 16,1954
  18. Cancelled cover from PabloPicasso
  19. Cancelled cover from Jean Sibelius ofFinland
  20. Postal return paper from Professor Karl Sterrer ofAustria
  21. Typed letter from Andre Van DerVossen
  22. Cancelled cover from Andre Van DerVossen
  23. Typed letter from secretary of Richard E. Byrd(explorer)
  24. Cancelled cover from Richard E.Byrd
  25. Magazine clipping, biography of Malcolm Scott Carpenter, MercuryAstronaut
  26. Magazine clipping, biography of Leroy Gordon Cooper, Jr., MercuryAstronaut
  27. Magazine clipping, biography of John Herschel Glenn, Jr., MercuryAstronaut
  28. Magazine clipping, biography of Virgil Ivan Grissom, MercuryAstronaut
  29. Magazine clipping, biography of Walter Marty Schirra, Jr., MercuryAstronaut
  30. Magazine clipping, biography of Alan Bartlett Shepard, Jr., MercuryAstronaut
  31. Magazine clipping, biography of Donald Kent Slayton, Astronaut and Assistant Director for Flight CrewOperations
  32. Black and white photograph signed by Phillip Law depicting members of theAustralian National Antarctic ResearchExpedition
  33. Handwritten letter signed by Arthur Gwynn and cancelled cover
  34. Typed letter signed by Phillip Law and cancelled cover
  35. Handwritten note and cancelled cover from PeterShaw
  36. Typed letter signed by Phillip Law and cancelled cover
  37. Black and white photograph signed by Dr. Sven Hedin ofSweden
  38. Handwritten note and cancelled cover from Dr. SvenHedin
  39. Cancelled cover from Dr. SvenHedin
  40. Journal clipping, “The Autograph of Tenzing,” Manuscripts Summer1955