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November 1914: One More Additional Illustration

I just finished the November 1914 issue of the National Geographic.  The issue contains but one article entitled "Young Russia - The Land o…

Started by George Thomas Wilson

0 Oct 21

Explorer II Dowmetal Commemorative Coin

3/16 of an inch; this was the total thickness of Dowmetal that protected the balloonist from the uncertainties of the stratosphere during t…

Started by Charles Gannon

7 Oct 21
Reply by Charles Gannon

October 1914 "Extra" Illustrations

I just put down my October 1914 issue of National Geographic and while reading it I noticed some pages similar to those in the March 1914 i…

Started by George Thomas Wilson

7 Sep 26
Reply by Scott T. Shier

129 NGM Index(-ices) for 1911 -1926 on eBay !

Has anyone else seen this? I see there's 5 "watchers" - 1  is me since I am curious to see a final sale on these.  I have not thus far,…

Started by Scott T. Shier

10 Sep 16
Reply by Melvin L. De Vilbiss

Nat Geo GREEN is what?

Nat Geo GREEN is what? Please send me a list?

Started by Jarod Scot Moore

5 Aug 25
Reply by Scott T. Shier

Database or Spreadsheet Template for managing a NG collection

I have started to use an Excel spreadsheet to maintain an inventory of my collection and the condition of issues I own. Not being very spre…

Started by Noel Carlson

23 Aug 19
Reply by Philip Riviere

Question about Reprints

Hello, I am new to Nat Geo map collecting and was wondering about some of the early maps. I have found some online saying "reprint" on them…

Started by Ashton Forbes

21 Jul 27
Reply by Melvin L. De Vilbiss

Complete collection value, for insurance.

I am soon to inherit an entire collection with all inclusions and supplements from my father's estate. He spent over 40 years building it,…

Started by michael carroll

4 Jul 16
Reply by Melvin L. De Vilbiss

A 8" f/1.0 Schmidt from Porter at Palomar in 1952

Hi, In reading some old issues of NG, I found in the February 1952 issue page 249 an intriguing and rare picture showing not only some famo…

Started by Thierry Lombry

0 Jul 9

Look for Celestron ads in the magazine between 1970-1980 ?

Hi, Fan of astronomy, if my memory is correct, when I was kid the National Geographic magazine published between say 1970 or more probably…

Started by Thierry Lombry

4 Jul 7
Reply by Melvin L. De Vilbiss



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