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An Interesting Pair of Reprints (It's All Greek to Me)While continuing my search for all things Geographic, I stumbled across a couple of items on eBay. They are reprints of older National Geographic Magazines in Greek. One is of the April 1921 issue and was translated and reprinted in 2004, and the second is of the March 1940 issue and was produced in 2003. From the seller's photos, it appears that the text for all articles, including the photo captions, have been translated and that all…See More
"Minor tape repair begins with the VG standard. Of course the tape in question is the acid free archival tape, not scotch tape, which utterly demolishes a magazines value. A magazine with the entire binding taped is no better than Fair."
"I would suggest a professionally restored issue such as the one being offered has a value 10 times your maximum offer. Though not as valuable as an untouched original, its rarity still holds value. Of course, this is one man's opinion."
"I like this, but have some questions. First is what does having tape on the spine do to the grading? Second, do you have a standard for grading maps? It would help tremendously to have a grading standard, especially from what I have seen pass for…"
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