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Proofs and color trials are known and described. Other traditional stamp features are discussed including paper, watermarks, gum, perforations and marginal markings. The author presents a detailed description of the cancellations used on the newspaper stamps. The bulk of the text is devoted to details of the stamp varieties by denomination with illustrations of plate flaws tied to the printings and settings.
A pricing guide assigns values to unstamped newspapers, stamped ones, stamps on piece, examples with plate numbers, and those with different cancel types. These are followed by a more detailed listing for each stamp denomination, indicating values for mint, used, shades, blocks, and major varieties. The black and white illustrations are supplemented with several nice color plates.
translation appears near the end of the book rather than opposite the Danish
text. A glossary, bibliography, and several appendices complete this book,
which is now the significant resource for collectors of the newspaper stamps of