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"Illustrations In Full Color"

Regarding the "full color illustrations" in issues from the 1920s, does anyone know if those are actual color photographs or colorized B&W photos? Sometimes they look colorized to me, other times…Continue

Started Feb 25

Looking to purchase 1919 issues
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I am searching for January through September 1919, but I'd be willing to purchase the entire year if the price was right.  I'm only interested in copies that are in decent shape and not too…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Melvin L. De Vilbiss Feb 16.

July 2018 issue won't load on online archive
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The current issue (July 2018) will not load for me on the online archive.  I've tried on two different computers and still no luck.  I don't have a problem loading any other issue.  I've contacted…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Evicci Jul 24, 2018.

Atlas Plate Legend
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Starting with the January 1958 issue, National Geographic began its Atlas Plate series of supplements, which, when completed 10 years later, was supposed to cover the entire planet.  I was just…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by George Thomas Wilson Mar 9, 2018.

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John Evicci replied to John Edward Gates's discussion National Geographics Seeking a Good Home
"Ah.  Unfortunately I'm up in Massachusetts, so that would be too far for me."
Mar 5
John Evicci replied to John Edward Gates's discussion National Geographics Seeking a Good Home
"Would you be open to in-person pick up?  If so, where are you located?"
Mar 5
John Evicci posted a discussion

"Illustrations In Full Color"

Regarding the "full color illustrations" in issues from the 1920s, does anyone know if those are actual color photographs or colorized B&W photos? Sometimes they look colorized to me, other times they look like actual color photos. Sometimes they even look like they could even be paintings based on photographs!See More
Feb 25
John Evicci replied to James B Throckmorton's discussion Wanted: Feb. 1930 and Dec. 1933
"Have you tried Ebay?"
Feb 25
Melvin L. De Vilbiss replied to John Evicci's discussion Looking to purchase 1919 issues
"He does, and there are others - but some of the great ones are retired or gone. It's all in the timing! Mel"
Feb 16
John Evicci replied to John Evicci's discussion Looking to purchase 1919 issues
"I'm not sure if or when I'll find the budget to extend my collection back beyond 1915, but he'll be the first person I reach out to when I do.  I wonder if he has some inside connection to the magazine to obtain such a wide…"
Feb 16
Melvin L. De Vilbiss replied to John Evicci's discussion Looking to purchase 1919 issues
"Your welcome John. Through eBay purchases (pick up option), I was able to meet him near where I used to live in Maryland. As fortune would have it, we discovered a friendship going on 15 years now. I value his opinion on more than just NatGeo. I am…"
Feb 16
John Evicci replied to John Evicci's discussion Looking to purchase 1919 issues
"Hi Mel.  Just wanted to let you know that a few days after Doug offered me those questionable copies, while I was still mulling it over and looking elsewhere for higher quality options, he contacted me letting me know he had found a complete…"
Feb 15
John Evicci replied to John Evicci's discussion Looking to purchase 1919 issues
"Excellent.  Thank you very much!"
Feb 7
Melvin L. De Vilbiss replied to John Evicci's discussion Looking to purchase 1919 issues
"Another dealer I've had excellent transactions with is: https://www.ebay.com/usr/creativesold?_trksid=p2047675.l2559 though I only see two 1919's he has listed. He may have inventory he has not listed. Another dealer I have not dealt with…"
Feb 7
Melvin L. De Vilbiss replied to John Evicci's discussion Looking to purchase 1919 issues
Feb 7
John Evicci replied to John Evicci's discussion Looking to purchase 1919 issues
"Hi Mel.  Doug says hi!  :)  He got back to me immediately with a selection of 1919 issues.  Unfortunately their condition is not as good as I was hoping for.  I may go for them, but I'd like to check with…"
Feb 7
John Evicci replied to John Evicci's discussion Looking to purchase 1919 issues
"Awesome.  Thank you.  I'll reach out to them."
Feb 6
Melvin L. De Vilbiss replied to John Evicci's discussion Looking to purchase 1919 issues
Feb 5
John Evicci posted a discussion

Looking to purchase 1919 issues

I am searching for January through September 1919, but I'd be willing to purchase the entire year if the price was right.  I'm only interested in copies that are in decent shape and not too disheveled.See More
Feb 5
John Evicci replied to John Evicci's discussion July 2018 issue won't load on online archive
"UPDATE:  They finally fixed the problem late last night.  Only took them 16 days :P"
Jul 24, 2018

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