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"Minor tape repair begins with the VG standard. Of course the tape in question is the…"

Melvin L. De Vilbiss replied yesterday to Proposed NGM grading standard:

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"I would suggest a professionally restored issue such as the one being offered has a…"

Melvin L. De Vilbiss replied yesterday to Original Vol 1 Issue 1 Value

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"Total Number of Reprints Published by the National Geographic Society (NGS)   In a l…"

Melvin L. De Vilbiss replied on Friday to Your take on these prices?

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"Cheap reprints due to the fact the NGS did not copyright their earliest volumes. "

Melvin L. De Vilbiss replied Mar 26 to NG Magazines by Scholars Select ?

3 Mar 26
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"All important: which 30 years? Secondary importance: Condition? FYI: Older than 1920…"

Melvin L. De Vilbiss replied Mar 24 to 30 year collection

6 Mar 28
Reply by Stephen D Partin

"Maintaining "originality" is always the preferred solution to collecting. But if you…"

Melvin L. De Vilbiss replied Mar 19 to Rusty staples

1 Mar 19
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"Should read "1889" not 1880."

Melvin L. De Vilbiss replied Mar 15 to Looking to buy maps ...

7 Mar 31
Reply by Kevin Philpy

"Chris, I may have some "older" extras but be forewarned - they are expensive. The Ja…"

Melvin L. De Vilbiss replied Mar 15 to Looking to buy maps ...

7 Mar 31
Reply by Kevin Philpy

"Sorry Rob, just checked and I do not have any extra October 1922. Mel"

Melvin L. De Vilbiss replied Mar 3 to Missing two maps

7 Mar 3
Reply by Robert Zelenak

"Mike, A "fine" copy, in the US would be valued at around $6.00 - though many attempt…"

Melvin L. De Vilbiss replied Feb 25 to A Guide to Selling National Geographic Magazines (Revised 19 January 2018)

7 Feb 25
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