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The United States Specialist

Contents of Volume 72 - 2001

 
January 2001, Vol. 72, No. 1  [Feb]

3

From the Executive Secretary

3

USSS Seminar for ARIPEX 2001

3

Growing the USSS
by Rod Juell

4

Show Report: New York Mega Show
by Nicholas Lombardi

5

A Census Study of the 1909-1910 Experimental "China Clay" Paper Covers
by Alan Berkun

11

Plate Numbers and Perforation Varieties on Flat Plate Washington-Franklin and Fourth Bureau Issues
by Wallace Cleland

15

29¢ Rooster Varieties
by Gene Paquette

27

Presidential Issue Usages - 16¢
by Jeffrey Shapiro

35

Prexie Usage Puzzle
by Leonard Piszkiewicz

37

Wide Spaces, Takeoffs and Landings, Quadrants and Kitty-corners
by David P. Stiff, M.D.

43

Plate Number Report
by John Larson and Kim Johnson

44

Executive Secretary's Report

45

Classified Advertising
   

[Jan]   February 2001, Vol. 72, No. 2  [Mar]

51

From the Executive Secretary

51

USSS at Spring Mega Event

52

The USSS Research Corner

52

Exhibit Photocopy Service

53

"Parcels Post" Essay?
by Barbara R. Mueller

57

U.S. Mail on the Hindenburg
by Jay Stotts

63

Presidential Issue Usages - 17¢
by Leonard Piszkiewicz

74

Unusual Plate Number Items
by Wallace Cleland

77

New Discoveries on the 1959 Postage Due Series - Settings and Setting Varieties: 10¢ Due Revisited
by David P. Stiff, M.D.

81

Plate Number Report
by John Larson and Kim Johnson

82

Executive Secretary's Report

83

Classified Advertising

86

Indices to Volume 71 of The U.S. Specialist
by Richard T. Hall
   

[Feb]   March 2001, Vol. 72, No. 3  [Apr]

99

From the Executive Secretary

99

USSS at Spring Mega Event

100

USSS Annual Meeting Minutes, January 20, 2001

102

Committee Reports from 2001 Annual Board Meeting

104

Letters to the Editor

105

Exhibit Photocopy Service

106

Leonard Piszkiewicz Wins Walter W. Hopkinson Trophy for 2001

107

Passports, Visas and the Consular Fee Stamps
by William H. Waggoner

123

Presidential Issue Usages - 18¢
by Robert Schlesinger

133

Magenta "For Testing Purposes Only" Dummy ATM Sheetlet Discovered
by Terry R. Scott

138

Plate Number Report
by John Larson and Kim Johnson

140

Executive Secretary's Report

142

Classified Advertising
Magenta FTPO ATM single
 
   

[Mar]   April 2001, Vol. 72, No. 4  [May]

147

Scenes From the Annual Meeting at ARIPEX, January 19-21, 2001

150

Letters to the Editor

153

Dummy Booklets with Daffodil Front Cover Confirmed
by Terry R. Scott

164

Brinkerhoff Stamp Vending Machines
by Steven R. Belasco

171

Presidential Issue Usages - 19¢
by Leonard Piszkiewicz

178

Post Office Department Forms
by Anthony S. Wawrukiewicz

184

Philatelic Bookshelf

186

What Others Are Saying About the Durland Catalog

187

Plate Number Report
by John Larson and Kim Johnson

188

Executive Secretary's Report

191

Classified Advertising
Daffodil Front Cover
 
   

[Apr]   May 2001, Vol. 72, No. 5  [Jun]

195

Show Report: New York Mega Show
by Nicholas Lombardi

195

Letter to the Editor

196

Luminescent Study Group

197

The "Parcels Post" Essay - The Rest of the Story
by Barbara R. Mueller

201

The Precancels of Federalsburg, Maryland and J.W. Stowell
by Ralph Kimball

211

The Bell Company of Orangeburg, N.Y. and Its Coil Usages - Revisited Once More
by Alan Berkun and Ronald Moe

214

A Dropped Star
by Wallace Cleland

218

A Plate Number Puzzle
by Wallace Cleland

219

Presidential Issue Usages - 20¢
by John Grabowski

227

The 29¢ Linerless Test Coil
by John L. Larson

233

Bar Codes and USPS Item Numbers
by John S. Meek

237

Plate Number Report
by John Larson and Kim Johnson

238

Executive Secretary's Report

239

Classified Advertising
   

[May]   June 2001, Vol. 72, No. 6  [Jul]

243

USSS At Stampshow 2001

243

Wanted: Modern Stamp Collectors

244

Letter to the Editor

245

Hunting the Bison: Hunting for Answers
by Alan Thomson

253

Come Fly with Me - Washington-Franklin Stamps and Early Air Mail
by Paul Bourke

266

Presidential Issue Usages - 21¢
by Jeffrey Shapiro

275

Give Me The Pouch, Or I'll Shoot!
by Gerald L. Robbins

279

Purloined Prexie
by Leonard Piszkiewicz

281

Scarce Wine Stamp Plate Number
by Wallace Cleland

282

Plate Number Report
by John Larson and Kim Johnson

284

Executive Secretary's Report

286

Classified Advertising
   

[Jun]   July 2001, Vol. 72, No. 7  [Aug]

291

USSS At Stampshow 2001

291

USSS Meetings At Stampshow 2001

291

U.S. Specialist Bound Volumes

291

Here's A Good Deal!

293

Letters to the Editor

295

Recent Sales of Fourth Bureau Issue Archival Material
by Jay B. Stotts

303

Earliest Usage Dates of Tagging-Omitted Error Stamps
by Ken Lawrence

307

New Luminescent Discoveries
by Gene Paquette

309

In Hot Pursuit
by Clyde Jennings

310

A Bargain!
by Wallace Cleland

314

Presidential Issue Usages - 22¢
by Leonard Piszkiewicz

322

F Positions of Flat Plates Above 20,000
by Wallace Cleland

332

Philatelic Bookshelf

333

Plate Number Report
by John Larson and Kim Johnson

334

Executive Secretary's Report

335

Classified Advertising
   

[Jul]   August 2001, Vol. 72, No. 8  [Sep]

339

USSS At Stampshow 2001

339

USSS Meetings At Stampshow 2001

339

USSS Dinner At Stampshow 2001

339

Stop By the USSS Booth at the Show

340

Control Perfin Found on Washington Shield Issue
by Nicholas A. Lombardi

346

Pacific Coast Late Fee
by Leonard Piszkiewicz

362

America '01 Features Bureau Issue
by Jay Stotts

363

Presidential Issue Usages - 24¢
by Stephen L. Suffet

372

Nobel Prize "Comet"
by David Roper

375

F Positions of Flat Plates Above 20,000
by Wallace Cleland

380

Plate Number Report
by John Larson and Kim Johnson

382

Executive Secretary's Report

383

Classified Advertising
   

[Aug]   September 2001, Vol. 72, No. 9  [Oct]

387

USSS By-Laws

387

Effect of the Internet on Philately

388

Letters to the Editor

389

"Forwarding of Mail" Book Released

390

American Postal Service: A Short History of the Bottom Line
by Rodney A. Juell

393

The Parcels Post "Essay" - The Story Has Not Ended
by Barbara R. Mueller

397

On Cover Use of 2¢ Washington Shield With Brinkerhoff Type IIb Perforations
by Nicholas A. Lombardi

399

Schermack Control Perfin on Commemorative Commercial Cover
by Atholl S. Glass

400

A War Savings Certificate
by Wallace Cleland

401

Feed Lines
by John S. Meek

411

Presidential Issue Usages - 25¢
by Robert Schlesinger

419

32¢ Flowering Trees Varieties
by Rob Loeffler

422

Philatelic Bookshelf

424

Plate Number Report
by John Larson and Kim Johnson

425

Executive Secretary's Report

426

Classified Advertising

427

USSS By-Laws
   

[Sep]   October 2001, Vol. 72, No. 10  [Nov]

435

From the Executive Secretary

436

USSS at NY Mega-Event

437

Here's a Good Deal

437

Moving??

438

Letters to the Editor

439

USSS At Stampshow 2001

449

Your Philatelic Library
by Rodney A. Juell

452

Collecting Duck Stamp Plate Singles
by Wallace Cleland

459

Presidential Issue Usages - 30¢
by Leonard Piszkiewicz

467

Tagging Varieties of 29¢ Children's Classics
by Gene Paquette

474

Philatelic Bookshelf

477

Plate Number Report
by John Larson and Kim Johnson

478

Executive Secretary's Report

480

Classified Advertising
   

[Oct]   November 2001, Vol. 72, No. 11  

483

Dues Mailing

483

Here's a Good Deal

484

29¢ Children's Classics

485

Expanding Your Core Philatelic Library
by Rodney A. Juell

489

Feed Holes and the End of Flat Plate Printing
by John S. Meek

498

New Earliest Known Use of the Imperforate 2¢ Lake Shield Stamp of the Issue of 1906-08
by Steven R. Belasco

501

World War I Provisional Revenues
by Charles S. Goodman

507

Presidential Issue Usages - 50¢
by Robert D. Hohertz

519

Scott #481 with Mail-O-Meter Perforations
by S. Richard Prothero

520

Scott #481 with Mailometer Type IV Perforations-A Comment
by Steven R. Belasco

522

Plate Number on General Bonded Warehouse Stamps
by Wallace Cleland

524

Plate Number Report
by John Larson and Kim Johnson

526

Executive Secretary's Report

527

Classified Advertising
   

[Oct]   December 2001, Vol. 72, No. 12  

531

From the Executive Secretary

531

USSS Financial Statement

532

Show Report: New York Mega Show
by Nicholas Lombardi

533

Letters to the Editor

534

Effects of the Internet on Philately

539

Inversion Control Markings on Giori Press Issues
by John S. Meek

548

An Unusual Document from the Spanish-American War Era
by William H. Waggoner

550

What Is It?
by Wallace Cleland

555

Presidential Issue Usages - $1
by Leonard Piszkiewicz

566

Early Newspaper Plate Block
by Wallace Cleland

569

Philatelic Bookshelf

571

Plate Number Report
by John Larson and Kim Johnson

572

Executive Secretary's Report

574

Classified Advertising


 
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