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Curious to know what it was like to join the National Geographic Society in 1905? Here is a letter for your collection!
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Hi AllHere is a fine example of an entry membership letter during the early 1900's growth of National Geographic, written to Mr. Edward Butts, KC, MO, Nov.23,1905 stating a membership at the time of…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by dave klekotka Mar 26.

Rare COMPLETE 1888-1907 LOOSE REPRINT Collection (near PERFECT) plus MANY extras from 1888-2000
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Here is the collection summary:1) 1888 - 1907 COMPLETE Loose Reprint Set (1964), including all maps (held in place in  slip cases for 40+ yrs/ never read).  All issues are as newly printed.  No issue…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by dave klekotka Mar 8.

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dave klekotka replied to dave klekotka's discussion Curious to know what it was like to join the National Geographic Society in 1905? Here is a letter for your collection!
"just sent you an email.  thanks for your interest Richard!"
Mar 26
Richard Kennedy replied to dave klekotka's discussion Curious to know what it was like to join the National Geographic Society in 1905? Here is a letter for your collection!
"I also have the medallion with 1888-1988 centennial on the reverse. Mine is bronze colored. Is yours also bronze colored?I would be interested in the letter. Please contact me at natgeo@whovian.name. Thank you."
Mar 26
dave klekotka replied to dave klekotka's discussion Curious to know what it was like to join the National Geographic Society in 1905? Here is a letter for your collection!
"Sure does Scott.  Super cool medallion you have!  I  wish I had the space for properly presenting the letter/medallion so hopefully some collector can enjoy it..."
Mar 21
Scott T. Shier replied to dave klekotka's discussion Curious to know what it was like to join the National Geographic Society in 1905? Here is a letter for your collection!
"Well, that's very neat. I am glad you were able to show this....best wishes finding a right buyer for this nice item(s)!  - Scott S. P>S> ...does the reverse side of the medallion indicate and 1888-1988 centennial by chance? If so,…"
Mar 21
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Curious to know what it was like to join the National Geographic Society in 1905? Here is a letter for your collection!

Hi AllHere is a fine example of an entry membership letter during the early 1900's growth of National Geographic, written to Mr. Edward Butts, KC, MO, Nov.23,1905 stating a membership at the time of 9,000 and subscription price of $2 per year.  Way cool to read and own as a piece of National Geographic ephemera.If you are interested in buying this letter with accompanying medallion, please let me know your email address so we may begin a conversation.Thanks for reading!DaveSee More
Mar 21
dave klekotka replied to Scott Silveri's discussion ANYONE HAVE THESE 3 GUIDES FOR SALE?
"Hi Scott I am in possession of A 1971 Buxbaum.  What makes me possibly think it is not what you are looking for is that the book I have is bound in blue cloth with what appears to be a gilt lettered burgundy leather tag.  It also is in a…"
Mar 19
dave klekotka replied to dave klekotka's discussion Rare COMPLETE 1888-1907 LOOSE REPRINT Collection (near PERFECT) plus MANY extras from 1888-2000
"Oh...and in case anyone is curious, the 1st 20 years (1888-1907) is actually 18 volumes...thanks!"
Mar 8
dave klekotka replied to Richard Kennedy's discussion Collectors Corner - Meeting Your Needs?
"Hi Richard I would say that in my experience, people are skiddish about buying other than locally since buyers and sellers tend to have little information about shipping costs.  It would be helpful to have some sort of round number reference…"
Mar 8
dave klekotka replied to dave klekotka's discussion Rare COMPLETE 1888-1907 LOOSE REPRINT Collection (near PERFECT) plus MANY extras from 1888-2000
"Here is a spreadsheet for the 1st twenty years (1964 loose reprints). With a number of inquiries that came in, I responded that the total number of issues is 189; I was incorrect so am correcting it here.  The total is 179 (not including…"
Mar 8
dave klekotka replied to Scott Silveri's discussion ANYONE HAVE THESE 3 GUIDES FOR SALE?
"Hi Scott I am sorry to say I have not yet located the volumes you want.  I will check again on Wednesday. Thank you Scott Dave"
Mar 5
dave klekotka replied to dave klekotka's discussion Rare COMPLETE 1888-1907 LOOSE REPRINT Collection (near PERFECT) plus MANY extras from 1888-2000
"Hi Bruno Am emailing you now.  Thank you for your time and interest. Dave"
Mar 5
bruno Amalberti replied to dave klekotka's discussion Rare COMPLETE 1888-1907 LOOSE REPRINT Collection (near PERFECT) plus MANY extras from 1888-2000
"I m interested in your single reprints. Please emaill me at bamalberti@comcast.net cost and shipping fee."
Mar 5
Juan Carlos Herrera del Castillo replied to dave klekotka's discussion Rare COMPLETE 1888-1907 LOOSE REPRINT Collection (near PERFECT) plus MANY extras from 1888-2000
"I just sent it to you via friend request. Thank you!"
Mar 5
dave klekotka replied to dave klekotka's discussion Rare COMPLETE 1888-1907 LOOSE REPRINT Collection (near PERFECT) plus MANY extras from 1888-2000
"Hi Carlos - I have some information for you on shipping.  Please send me your email address so I can give you the details. Thanks! Dave"
Mar 4
dave klekotka replied to Scott Silveri's discussion ANYONE HAVE THESE 3 GUIDES FOR SALE?
"Hi Scott I will be in the company of the books tomorrow;  I will be able to answer you then.  Please forgive the delay. Regards, Dave"
Mar 4
Juan Carlos Herrera del Castillo replied to dave klekotka's discussion Rare COMPLETE 1888-1907 LOOSE REPRINT Collection (near PERFECT) plus MANY extras from 1888-2000
"That's right, I'm interested in 330 individual issues. My postal code is 11207 (Algeciras, Cádiz, Spain). Thank you! Juan Carlos."
Mar 4

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