Add a bit of flavor to your U.S. Collection, or get serious about Postal History. Either way, the collection of early U.S. Mail is a rewarding experience. Browse our extensive stock of U.S. covers arranged by cancel, territory, special events, the stamp used, advertising, special usages and many more classifications.
Enjoy our complete listing of First Day Covers from all eras and many cahcets, beginning with the earliest through Back of the Books items. Our inventory of First Day Covers include cache covers by Grimsland, C. Stephen Anderson, Ioor, House of Farnum, Colorano 'Silks', Historic Arts, Linprint, Fluegal, Artcraft, Artmaster, Fleetwood, Maxie, and many more, all at discount prices.
The history of American Aviation is best told through its postal history. Carrying the mail was a major driving force in the development of commercial aviation; catapult mail, CAM and FAM First Flights, special cachets for Airport Dedications, Airshows and Races and special events. Zephelin and Macor covers are also highlights of our inventory, and the occasional rare 'Crash Covers'.
Search for covers from the country you collect, or for the topical interest of your collection. Our ever changing stock of covers frequently highlights covers of interest to the country collector, the topical collection, and the world postal historian, From week to week you just never know what you might find here.
First Day Cover and Postal History collectors can choose from a complete line-up of cover albums. Enjoy a look at the variety of options open to you in arranging your collections .... all are offered at discount prices. First Day Cover albums are available in single or double format. Choose from albums by Scott, Lindner, SAFE, Lighthouse, Allsyte and more, discount priced to fit every budget.
For the protection and safe storage of individual covers and pieces of postal history, the collector chooses from two basic approaches; Cover Protectors or Cover Sleeves. Cover Protectors are constructed of sturdy 10 mm crystal clear plastic film front and back, acid-free and also free of any harmful chemical softeners. Protective Sleeves of 2 mil polyethylene are a more economical solution for protection of more common covers.
Welcome to the exciting world of hand-painted cachets for first day and special event covers. Artistic expression on postal covers include First Day of Issue Cachets, celebrations of special events, tributes to cities and towns, and expressions of patriotism, particularly during the Second World War. Notable artists include Gladys Adler, Mae Weigand, and as available the many current artists found on covers.
Stonewall Jackson Cachet from Clarksburg W. VA. Birthday Celebration Cover, 1824-1934... more info
U.S. #796 Fraudelent Mail Returned by PMG The inscription on the handstamp reads "FRAUDULENT mail to t... more info
U.S. #UX6 mint with crease crease runs the length of the card at middle. Cat Value = $35.00... more info
U.S. #UX14 Mint Clean, good condition card. Cat Value = $40.00... more info
U.S. #UX15 Used - New York Public Library card ... more info
Philadelphia Transit Cancel on #UX9 ... more info
U.S. #822 Transcontinental Railroad Issue on Souther Pacific Lines Cover - Topical collectors note... more info