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4 Annual year Indexes for $1.99 each/clearance. Gone soon...
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Started this discussion. Last reply by George Thomas Wilson Oct 13.

I have 2 detached covers for 1911 NGM issues (pretty nice)
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Scott T. Shier Sep 15.

129 NGM Index(-ices) for 1911 -1926 on eBay !
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Melvin L. De Vilbiss Sep 16.

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Scott T. Shier replied to George Thomas Wilson's discussion National Geographic as One of Many Contemporary Magazines in the group Collectibles and Ephemera
"Tom, Now, is your "This Fabulous Century" collection the original set of hardcovers, or the abbreviated softcover (5 issues) box set re-issue from 1988? Or do you only have the one vol. you mentioned? Anyway it got my attention. I, and…"
Nov 15
Scott T. Shier replied to George Thomas Wilson's discussion National Geographic as One of Many Contemporary Magazines in the group Collectibles and Ephemera
"yeah, she's real shy !! haha"
Nov 15
Scott T. Shier commented on Abramo Russo's photo

February 1989 (See bottom of Covers)

"yeees, this happened many times in the 70's and 80's with the TV announcement banner showing up differently for the same month...haha.  You might like to look over this old discussion from 2010 here on the 'Corner  --->…"
Nov 14
Scott T. Shier replied to George Thomas Wilson's discussion NGM Article Reprints in the group Collectibles and Ephemera
"Corrections: 1) meant to say July 1979 (not '77) issue; 2) my comment about the heyday era of the so-called popular article reprints should have said the 1960's and 70's, not 70's and into 80's ;  3) there's…"
Nov 14
Scott T. Shier replied to George Thomas Wilson's discussion NGM Article Reprints in the group Collectibles and Ephemera
"Actually, I made a few quick corrections/edits to that right after I posted (in the "15 minutes left to edit" option) and then when I went to re-save, the page error-ed out and I lost it, and was not in a good moment to re-do it. I was…"
Nov 14
Scott T. Shier replied to Abramo Russo's discussion Magazines and Maps Slipcases
"and---> note that the prior photos are the NGS issued "Map Files" which were made during the mid-1940's thru tp early 60's. These were designed especially to hold not just the maps, but their corresponding Index booklets.…"
Nov 12
Scott T. Shier replied to Abramo Russo's discussion Magazines and Maps Slipcases
"Abramo, Here's a few quick links, of how some various binder/cases are structured, as well as I'm attaching a few pictures of some of the Map holders that I've had recently in my store on…"
Nov 12
Scott T. Shier commented on André Savard's photo

Quick Sales of Naional Geographic Collection 1972 to 1995

"We need you or someone like you to arrange some photos and graphics for the Main page and headline banner for this Collector's Corner!! Haha, seriously our 'Corner needs something done with the top-page appearance..."
Nov 12

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St. Clair, Michigan
Why do you wish to join this community?
love world & all that is in it
About Me:
unoffical occupation: since 2009 I've been care-giving for 3 of my quite ailing a live-in helper (in every way conceivable).

Life Member of The National Geographic Society. I became very interested in the Society itself during the 1988 year when I was but 10. Became a proud member myself for my 12th birthday, January 1990. At last I didn't have to wait for my Grandparents to be done with their issues and give them to me : )
Favorite National Geographic publication:
Hard to narrow down, but especially the vintage 1910-1920's era, and also the wonderful 1988 Centennial year.
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Another Resource Link for Buy/Sell, Advice, Info. History & Pics of NGS items...

Posted on February 17, 2008 at 6:21am 0 Comments

San Jose, Ca. National Geographic Society Magazine Collector, Researcher, Trader, Dealer. Travel education (from NG's) is useful for business and pleasure plus I enjoy Antique Collecting, Classic Car & Antiques Restoration, Family Water Sports, and History

~ John B. Carey

There is a Yahoo! Chat Groups Page Dedicated to N.G.S.

Posted on February 17, 2008 at 6:07am 0 Comments

If anybody is interested in conversation threads about anything & everything National Geographic, you can see this link. NOTE: It is NOT for advertising or placing want/sell was started by a Collector-Dealer in 2007 for serious and regular NGS-oriented "discussions" !

I would like to try and get them to shift over to this nicely revamped NGS site we have here, courtesy of NGS LIS staff, namely… Continue

VERY Good Sellers of National Geographic items (Mags, Vids, Ephemera, Books, etc.)

Posted on February 17, 2008 at 5:58am 0 Comments

Hello all,

This is just in case anybody would like to see a few good people who sell N.G.S. related items, and are very helpful, trustworthy, and reliable!

I have dealt with each of these, and am very happy that I… Continue

Happy & Safe Holidays to All,

Posted on December 22, 2007 at 4:35pm 0 Comments

Hello everyone, I just wanted to say "hello" and extend wishes for a happy, healthy new year!

Most kindly,

- Scott Shier

Comment Wall (29 comments)

At 9:12am on November 21, 2007, Richard Root said…
Sounds great Scott,
I always enjoy talking with NG collectors & hearing about their experiences. I'm retired and available to chat quite often. I've been a NG member & collector since 1978. Hope to chat soon.

At 10:29am on November 21, 2007, Andy said…

I would be happy to assist you in pursueing your collecting needs. Any collection needs a good environment to be fully appreciated.Appears your on the right track.
At 8:31am on February 18, 2008, Amy said…
I actually just discovered this website a few weeks ago. It's very cool - I don't really have any particular interests in NG. I've been a fan my whole life, my Dad has an extensive collection and now I'm working on mine.
At 7:55am on February 22, 2008, marc said…
I have yr 1917 as well. What issues do you have from 1910 to 1914.
At 1:02am on April 15, 2008, Gary Arndt said…
I had a gold border and used the words "National Geographic" on the website. So I got the nasty letter.
At 12:40pm on April 26, 2008, Bill Cole said…
Scott, I have added my NG World inventory list to my listing.
Bill Cole
At 9:15pm on May 12, 2008, Sannie BKK said…
Hello Scott ! How are you doing?
Yesterday, It's an earthquake around 2000 km far from my home town but, the wheather is not bad now here BKK, just a bit rainny..
Good to see you..
At 2:00pm on May 21, 2008, Sam L. said…
Were you still interested in buying an April 1913 volume, is this for someone you are in contact or for personal collection? Recently aquired a complete set from 1911 to date
At 9:11am on June 21, 2008, Sam L. said…
I haven't been on the site for a few weeks, went to the Custer WI Renewable Energy Fair on Friday. Many plans will be in the following months & years and will try to make an imact with alternatives. For Geographics, it will take a while to sort everything out and start with major projects.
At 1:49pm on June 26, 2008, Jordi said…
Hi Scott !!
I 'm glad that you like my photo, it's a nice snail that I have in my aquarium. Scientific name: "Pomacea bridgesii"
Kind Regards,

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