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Question on April 1981 issue.
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#1 Picture - At the bottom of the cover says: See "Gorilla" Wednesday, April, 8, on PBS TV.#2 Picture -  At the bottom of the cover says: Official Journal of the NGS Washington D.C.  Why this…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Abramo Russo Aug 21.

I've found this link that shows all the N G Magazine Covers from Oct 1888 to present
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I've found this link that shows all the N G Magezine Covers from Oct 1888 to present.…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by George Thomas Wilson Aug 20.

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Sep 9
Abramo Russo replied to Elizabeth Doucette's discussion four issues from 1922
"Thanks for your National Geographic Magazine Grading Standard Word File Melvin! regards Abramo Russo"
Sep 3
wen sheng huang left a comment for Abramo Russo
"I live in Sarnia, Ontario. Around 2 hours driving. You can pay a visit if you like."
Aug 27
Abramo Russo left a comment for wen sheng huang
"Hello wen sheng huang I live in Hamilton, Ontario...how far you live from here?"
Aug 27
Abramo Russo replied to Abramo Russo's discussion Question on April 1981 issue.
"Perfect!! Very good idea! Thanks Phil."
Aug 21
Philip Riviere replied to Abramo Russo's discussion Question on April 1981 issue.
"Abramo, No used bookstore (I wish I had one)...Did a search on E-Bay for 4-81 issues and got 28 returns... Phil"
Aug 21
Scott T. Shier replied to Abramo Russo's discussion Question on April 1981 issue.
"FYI reminder, or note: The venerable and inculcated National Geographic Magazine was never on newsstands until 2000. There would have been no such thing as barcodes prior to this. It was a big deal at the time this change was made, and it has lot…"
Aug 21
Scott T. Shier replied to Abramo Russo's discussion Question on April 1981 issue.
"Re: typically, that difference happend stateside owing to the month-long printing process, per issue. So, as TV schedules were buttoned up, they'd ad the reb banner ribbon or text say, in the 3rd or 4th week of printing a March 1970, so that…"
Aug 21
Scott T. Shier replied to Abramo Russo's discussion Question on April 1981 issue.
" great clarification homework, Phil !"
Aug 21
Abramo Russo left a comment for andrea
"Andrea, did you ever found the October 1888 Nat Geo?"
Aug 21
George Thomas Wilson replied to Abramo Russo's discussion Question on April 1981 issue.
"Phil, I remember back in the late '60s there being a red stripe TV ad on some, but not all, issues.  I don't know the reason for that difference either. Tom"
Aug 21
Abramo Russo replied to Abramo Russo's discussion Question on April 1981 issue.
"WOW!! Thanks a lot Philip!! I feel blessed to be part of this corner. When you say 25 & 3 copies means that you have a used bookstore? best regards Abramo"
Aug 21
Abramo Russo replied to Abramo Russo's discussion Question on April 1981 issue.
"Thanks Tom....i appreciated your input!!!"
Aug 21
Philip Riviere replied to Abramo Russo's discussion Question on April 1981 issue.
"Abramo, Upon  further research I found  the reason for the difference.  I found 25 copies having the gorilla TV ad and 3 having the Nat Geo Society logo. The difference being  the 3 with the Nat Geo Society logo are…"
Aug 21
Philip Riviere replied to Abramo Russo's discussion Question on April 1981 issue.
"Tom, Never saw this difference before.. Usually news stand issues have a bar code on the front but I don't know if they used bar codes in 1981... Phil"
Aug 21
George Thomas Wilson replied to Abramo Russo's discussion I've found this link that shows all the N G Magazine Covers from Oct 1888 to present
"I remember this site being referenced in wikipedia back when I was first researching older NatGeo issues.  BTW, check out the JFK tribute displayed on January 1964. Tom Wilson "
Aug 20

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I'm a collector - Also I collect foreign languages National Geographics

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At 12:33am on August 15, 2014, Scott T. Shier said…

Welcome to the 'Corner, Sir !

At 3:22pm on August 27, 2014, wen sheng huang said…

I live in Sarnia, Ontario. Around 2 hours driving. You can pay a visit if you like.

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