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Mike Oliphant
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  • Central City, Iowa
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Mike Oliphant replied to Melvin L. De Vilbiss's discussion A Guide to Selling National Geographic Magazines (Revised 13 February 2015)
"Nice Job, Mel,        The market really is firming up a little. I can't think of a better time to buy or build a collection. The prices of bound reprints for example when the real value is $3500. Again Nice Job!!!…"
Feb 22
Mike Oliphant replied to George Thomas Wilson's discussion February 1915 Anomaly
"Hi Tom,   Thanks for the share. Most collectors do not know of these variations. Also Thank You!!! so much for mentioning me when you announced that you had reached your collecting goal. I can't buy that kind of advertising. Have a…"
Jan 29
Mike Oliphant replied to Melvin L. De Vilbiss's discussion My boy, Mace...
"Thank You for sharing that Mel. They become or best behaved children, and our best friends. "
Jan 29
Mike Oliphant replied to Bob R Blackman's discussion Very early issues of NG. 1800s
"Hi,   I am very interested in these, if they are still available. Have a great day!!! mike O"
Jan 29
Mike Oliphant replied to Laura Hudson's discussion Selling my fathers collection
"Hi Laura,    Where are you located? and have they sold? So Sorry for your loss!!! Have a great day!!! Mike O"
Oct 29, 2014
Mike Oliphant replied to Steven Lopata's discussion Huge accumulation.
"Hi,    Where are you located, and are they still available? Have a great day!!! Mike O"
Oct 27, 2014
Mike Oliphant left a comment for Mike Oliphant
"Where are you located?"
Oct 11, 2013
Sharron Little left a comment for Mike Oliphant
"Hi I have issues from my grandfather who was a writer for National Geographic. They go back to 1921 to 1970 when he passed away. I can no longer keep them. If you are interested please contact me at 604-738-5809"
Oct 11, 2013
Mike Oliphant replied to becky hankins's discussion Looking to sell from 1913 on up...
"Hi Becky,    I am really trying. My finances are really bad now. I am trying to sell nearly every thing I thought I would never sell. If you find another buyer you should sell. I'm sorry but I am in deep dodo. Take care, Mike O"
Jul 23, 2013
Mike Oliphant replied to becky hankins's discussion Looking to sell from 1913 on up...
"Hi Becky,    I am sorry I have not gotten back sooner. We had some flooding this week and while it was better than expected. It realy messed with my house and life in general. I'm staying with my mom. I want to appologize but I will…"
Jun 29, 2013
Mike Oliphant left a comment for becky hankins
"Hi Becky,   I'm sorry to leave you hanging. We are having a flood and I may be in distress for some time. Tomorrow will be the final surge unless we get more rain before it passes. It was actually a few feet less than expected so I still…"
Jun 28, 2013
Mike Oliphant replied to becky hankins's discussion Looking to sell from 1913 on up...
"Hi Becky,    Sound good. Thank You very much, Mike O"
Jun 17, 2013
Mike Oliphant replied to becky hankins's discussion Looking to sell from 1913 on up...
"Hi Becky,   I guess you did not get my last email. I said we were very close. I can pay $450 with the expenses of coming after them. The real value is up to the collector. I can go to a second hand store in Iowa City called The Crowded…"
Jun 17, 2013
Mike Oliphant replied to becky hankins's discussion Looking to sell from 1913 on up...
"Hi Becky,   I am near Cedar Rapids, Iowa and asked about these before. I also have a sister near you. My finances are bad right now but can probably make arrangements, but I need to ask. What is the price you had in mind? I have collected…"
Jun 16, 2013
Mike Oliphant replied to becky hankins's discussion Looking to sell from 1913 on up...
"Is this a complete run with all the covers? "
Jun 7, 2013
Mike Oliphant replied to becky hankins's discussion Looking to sell from 1913 on up...
"Hi,   I would love a hundred year set. What is your asking price? Have a great day!!! Mike O"
Jun 7, 2013

Profile Information

Hometown:
Coggon
About Me:
Hi,
I am a collector/Dealer for 24 years. I sell from home and on Ebay as olpsychom and am retired early to buy and sell full time.
Favorite National Geographic publication:
Archeology, Trees, Headhunters, Machu Picchu, Etc.
Favorite travel destination:
woodstock new york

Comment Wall (3 comments)

At 8:48pm on April 25, 2012, George Thomas Wilson said…

Hi Mike,

I've purchased from you on line several times in the past, the last batch about 2 months ago.  I was wondering if you or someone you know are selling any 1964 reprints.  I'm looking for individual issues not bound volumes.  I need 81 between the years 1891 & 1907.  If you know of anyone, I can provide a list of issues I need.  Thanks.  Tom Wilson

At 3:25pm on October 11, 2013, Sharron Little said…
Hi I have issues from my grandfather who was a writer for National Geographic. They go back to 1921 to 1970 when he passed away. I can no longer keep them. If you are interested please contact me at 604-738-5809
At 6:24pm on October 11, 2013, Mike Oliphant said…

Where are you located?

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