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Gabor Toth
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  • Collingswood, NJ
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I have the following extras to trade:Slipcases: 1985 Jan-June; 1989 Jan-June; 1990 Jan-JuneNG Magazines with slipcases: 1989, 1991 complete sets.I would be interested in slipcases 1992 Jan-June and…Continue

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yesterday
Gabor Toth replied to Kent Whipplw's discussion Bonneville Salt Flats racing article 1955-65
"Hi, You need to be more specific; I checked, there is no article on this at that time period (I have the whole series). Gabor"
Sep 9
Gabor Toth replied to Mary Telesz's discussion MAKE AN OFFER... Collection in slipcovers with maps/supplements Sept. 1995 - Aug. 2006
"Hi Mary, Yes; the only slipcover I have in that period is for the year 1998. Gabor"
Sep 1
Gabor Toth replied to Mary Telesz's discussion MAKE AN OFFER... Collection in slipcovers with maps/supplements Sept. 1995 - Aug. 2006
"Dear Mary, I sent you a message earlier; the problem with your NG magazines is that they are too new (I have three copies from 1970); also on ebay there are many of these, they try to sell them for a few bucks. The slipcovers may be of some value;…"
Sep 1
Gabor Toth replied to Gregory Strong's discussion National Geographic's for sale
"Hi Gregory, How much are you asking for 1942,1944,1945,1949,1955,1956?  Best, Gabor"
Aug 15
Gabor Toth posted a discussion

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I have the following extras to trade:Slipcases: 1985 Jan-June; 1989 Jan-June; 1990 Jan-JuneNG Magazines with slipcases: 1989, 1991 complete sets.I would be interested in slipcases 1992 Jan-June and 1994 till present.See More
Aug 14
Gabor Toth replied to Aimee's discussion Nat Geo 1953-1974 need a good home
"Hi, I am interested in the issues between 1953-58. Are these still available? Best, Gabor"
Aug 12
Gabor Toth replied to Christina's discussion Selling national geographic
"Christina, One more thing; I also have a large gap between 1930-1952 with some sporadic issues; so I am also interested in these. Best, Gabor"
Aug 9
Gabor Toth left a comment for Gabor Toth
"Hi Christina, Thanks for your reply. I am sorry about your father. You are absolutely right to keep the NG magazines. From the 70's they don't have notable monetary value, but as you go closer to the beginning of the 20-th century they…"
Aug 9
Christina left a comment for Gabor Toth
"They are in excellent condition. I will take photos and try to post for you. I'm sorry I didn't respond. My father passed on and they were his. My brother wanted to throw them away, I stopped him."
Aug 9
Christina and Gabor Toth are now friends
Aug 9
Gabor Toth commented on Ellen lee's blog post Collection free
"Hi Ellen, I wrote to you earlier that I would pay for the postage. Best, Gabor"
Aug 1
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Jul 29
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Jul 29
Gabor Toth replied to Jennifer Hedayati's discussion 1987-1992 Issues In Leather Collector Boxes, 10 boxes total
"Hi Jennifer, The easiest for me would be to pick them up from Staten Island (any weekends I can go there by car) or from CT (I hope it is in the south...); I live next to Philadelphia (my brother is in White Plains, NY). Best, Gabor"
Jul 29

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Hometown:
Collingswood
Why do you wish to join this community?
NGM
About Me:
I am a mathematics professor at Rutgers University and also teach Middle Egyptian Grammar as ancient linguistics.
Website:
http://egypt-grammar.rutgers.edu
Favorite travel destination:
Tibet

Comment Wall (3 comments)

At 12:21pm on July 29, 2014, Jennifer Hedayati said…

Hi Gabor,

The collection is currently in Staten Island, and will soon be in Connecticut.  Let me know how you would like to arrange to get them.

Thank You,

Jennifer

At 1:06am on August 9, 2014, Christina said…
They are in excellent condition. I will take photos and try to post for you. I'm sorry I didn't respond. My father passed on and they were his. My brother wanted to throw them away, I stopped him.
At 2:25pm on August 9, 2014, Gabor Toth said…

Hi Christina,

Thanks for your reply. I am sorry about your father. You are absolutely right to keep the NG magazines. From the 70's they don't have notable monetary value, but as you go closer to the beginning of the 20-th century they increase in value. I am a recent collector and have an almost complete sequence from 1958 till present plus the 1920's. I am actually not collecting them as an investment but read them and use them in my classes (I teach ancient Egyptian grammar and history at Rutgers). Most vendors split the early issues and sell them separately since most collectors already have many and would not buy the whole lot. If I were you I would just keep them, they are a glimpse to the past. But if you want to sell them this corner has some postings on value on the Forum. In addition from 1888 October (the first issue) there is a full record of all the NG magazine sales on ebay till the 1920 issues. If you are interested I can send you the URL. The value of the magazines, especially the early issues are highly dependent on the condition; the sale price usually assumed VG (very good). Also bound volumes are usually better preserved but worth less. As I wrote you earlier I would also be very interested (till the 1930's) but if you have the time you could get much more by selling them separately. Best, Gabor

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