||General catalogues listing stamps for all countries;
illustrated in colour (often only a single stamp in a set);
||Provides much more detail on the early stamps of all
countries; goes to 1952 for British Commonwealth countries.
||Very detailed description of all U.S. stamps to date
including revenues and BOB; starting with 2014
volume identifies stamps that can’t be soaked.
||Searchable database; can be loaded on to multiple computers; will not run on Windows 7 & later; some
users find it slow; no longer supported by Scott.
||Searchable database; cheaper than the hard copies &
no shipping cost; all volumes & individual countries available; catalogue is accessed through a password on the internet; the password expires after three years
||Description of postmarks from the pre-stamp era to
||Great Britain Concise
||More detailed than Scott; illustrates all stamps in each
set; especially good for Machins and Post & Go stamps; ID numbers match the popular Windsor albums.
||The standard catalogue for Canadian collectors; ample
coloured illustrations; lists varieties, proofs, multiples and extensive Back of the Book.
|E.S.J. Van Dam
||Much more detail on revenues than Unitrade.
||Canadian Picture Post Card
||Identifies post cards by era, publisher & type.
||Semi-official Air Mail of
||Identifies stamps, flights, pilots, etc.
|Christmas Seal &
||Green’s Catalog of
Canadian Local & Provincial
||Lists Christmas seals prior to 1930; available
||Canadian Stamps with
||List perfins by Scott numbers; free download http://www.bnaps.org/PerfinHandbook/Perfinbook-
||Watercraft on stamps
||Example of very extensive list of inventories of stamps
topics produced by ATA; you have to be a member (or know a member) to purchase the handbooks and discs http://www.americantopicalassn.org/handbooks.shtml
||Seamark Illustrated Catalog
of Lighthouse Stamps
||Comprehensive list of stamps showing lighthouses
||Free website listing 200,000 stamps; database
searchable by country, topic, year http://www.postbeeld.com/en/fsc/home/
|Yvert & Tellier
||France (in French)
||Very specialized catalogue of French stamps that
provides much more detail than Scott with ample colour illustrations; also available online http://www.yvert.com/c-792-bibliotheque-en- ligne.aspx
||Germany Specialized (in
English in one volume or
German in two volumes)
||Very specialized catalogue of German stamps, all eras
including states & colonies; well-illustrated, partly in colour in 2007 (possibly all in colour now); available online https://ssl.philatelie.de/onlinecatalogue/
Note: This list is provided for information purposes only and is not intended to be a complete list of philatelic related materials. The Kawartha Stamp Club does not endorse any particular publication listed above.