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Maps and such for sale.....

Started Jul 31, 2012

National Geographic Maps and pictorial supplements-update + bound volumes!
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Greg Rahn Jul 23, 2012.

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Maps and such for sale.....

Fellow collectorsI posted a list of extra maps and pictorials last week and the response has been good. A lot of smart collectors have snapped up  nice examples of early maps and such.In my 30 years of collecting, I found the best time to get a missing map was when the opportunity presented itself...I did get duplicates over the years but some never turned up again!Ebay is hit and miss, at best, for maps and supplements.......I have updated my list and there are still quite a few left.....have…See More
Jul 31, 2012
Greg Rahn replied to Greg Rahn's discussion National Geographic Maps and pictorial supplements-update + bound volumes!
"Mel   Okay, I joined up...got some reading to do now....;-)   I am just getting back into the groove again after leaving the collection sit idle for the last 5 years....   started a Canadian group too!   Thanks Greg Cochrane,…"
Jul 23, 2012
Greg Rahn replied to Jon Michael's discussion Complete collection of National Geographic magazines from 1888 to the present
"Your collection looks very nice but the 1st 18 volumes (1888-1907) appear to be the 1964 reprints done by the National Geographic society. They do have a value and it increases every year. The mintage of these sets of reprints is low. That being…"
Jul 23, 2012
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Canadian based NGS Collectors

This is a group for the collectors based in Canada. We sometimes have a hard time getting items shipped up from the USA for a lot of reasons as one point of discussion! Others points is the relative lack of collectable material here which leads to point 1......;-) See More
Jul 23, 2012
Greg Rahn joined Scott T. Shier's group
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Collectibles and Ephemera

Hello, welcome -Please share any photos, story(-ies) and information about special N.G.S. items you may have. This group is probably best defined to cover things such as:NGM variants, misprints... ,membership correspondence//invitations,certificates,medals/coins,flags,parody/spoof items,...perhaps 'insider' items from H.Q. such as mugs, pencils, etc. ,Press/promo items, kits, photos,alternate NGM covers used for non-U.S. NGM's, or limited/regional U.S. newsstand copiesand much more!Best,     ~…See More
Jul 23, 2012
Greg Rahn joined Philip Riviere's group
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Map and Supplement Collectors

A place for Nat Geo Maps & Atlases, Nat Geo Supplement, and Nat Geo Magazine and Map Index collectors to discuss and swap information and ideasSee More
Jul 23, 2012
Melvin L. De Vilbiss replied to Greg Rahn's discussion National Geographic Maps and pictorial supplements-update + bound volumes!
"Greg, Well done, both in your collection and your presentation of your extra inventory! I invite you to join the "Map and Supplement Collectors" forum on this site.  Regards, Mel"
Jul 23, 2012
Greg Rahn posted a discussion

National Geographic Maps and pictorial supplements-update + bound volumes!

Fellow collectorsI posted a list of extra maps and pictorials last week and the response has been good. A lot of smart collectors have snapped up  nice examples of early maps and such.In my 30 years of collecting, I found the best time to get a missing map was when the opportunity presented itself...I did get duplicates over the years but some never turned up again!Ebay is hit and miss, at best, for maps and supplements.......I have updated my list and there are still quite a few left.....have…See More
Jul 23, 2012

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Hometown:
Brandon, Manitoba
About Me:
On again, off again NGS collector since the early 80's. Have a complete set again plus most ephemera.
Divide time between NGS and Meccano collecting...
Website:
http://www.nzmeccano.com/image-8665
Favorite travel destination:
anywhere sunny, sandy and hot...

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At 1:52pm on July 18, 2012, greg brumfield said…

hi just got your reply to my geographic listing 1891 -1907 , yes they are all originals , most are bound in different colors of cloth  and 2 are in green leather bindings all clean and tight, i was trying to get about $5000,00 for all, 14 years total missing 1892, 1899, and 1903, with most of the rare map supplements, i think only missing one , including the rarest , the 1902 double map of the Philippines which have sold for over $3000,00 by themselves and the scarce 1898 alaska color gold map, and most of the early 1890's .maps that i have never seen before, i can also give you individual prices for each volume and more details if you are interested , i have been collecting these for about 40 years, you can email me or call me anytime at 301 254 1600 , thanks Greg

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