Scott Specialized Color Guide
for United States Stamps (publication Item/book)
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Wonder Color Gauge
The Wonder Color Gauge is to porvide philatelist with a dependable, convenient and accurate standard of comparsion of the many color, with their various shades and tints, in which stamps are printed, and which are referred to in stamp catlogues. Many stamp collectos have some difficulty in properly identifying the dirfferent shades of stamps, and the Wonder Color Gauge now properly classifies 140 shades and colors, thereby covering almost the entire range of colors that have been generally used in the printing of postage stamps throughout the world.
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Stamp collectors face a major challenge in identifying a stamp's color and shade. What is "lake, "carmine rose" or "pigeon blood pink"?
This guide now helps you meet these challenging questions head on.
Actual color chips are affixed to the guides in this book so you can lay your stamp next to the chip and determine which color matches your stamp. A special tool is included to allow you to focus solely on the color without being disctracted by the design.
Included in thsi package are guides for the 3c Washington of 1851-1857 (Scott 10 and 11), 3c Washington of 1861-1868 (Scott 64 and 65), 2c Washington of 1890 (Scott 219D and 220) and 2c Washington of 1895-1903 (Scott 267 and 279B). The colors and shades of these stamps have baffled collectors for years, but now you can identy them with ease.
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Wonder Color Guide
Scott Color Guide