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Posted 01/08/2017   6:51 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add j_rogers to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message
Any Prexy cover collectors here? What is a good reference for determining the scarce/rare usage of the US Prexy stamps on cover?
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Posted 01/08/2017   7:49 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add redwoodrandy to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
This book has some info on covers.

http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/...-the-prexies
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Posted 01/08/2017   8:16 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Glenn Estus to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
check out the newsletter of the USSS 1938 Presidential-Era Committee of the United States Stamp Society if you're really interested in Prexies. http://www.usstamps.org/committees/...a-committee/
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Posted 01/08/2017   10:37 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add j_rogers to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thank you for the links guys. Looks like a great start!

I wasn't sure if the correct spelling is Prexy or Prexie; I've seen it both ways. What the preferred spelling?
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Posted 01/09/2017   12:07 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add ikeyPikey to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
http://www.collectorsclub.org/Videos.shtml

Page down to:

September 21, 2016 -- Jeffrey Shapiro, Fayville, MA

Beyond Postal History-The Prexies and World War II

Cheers,

/s/ ikeyPikey
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... or ikie Pikie, of course ...
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Posted 01/09/2017   8:51 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add j_rogers to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks for the link ikeyPikey. In addition to the one Prexie one, the others are very interesting as well!
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Posted 01/09/2017   9:32 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Hal to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Check-out my friend's (Bob Hohertz's) website. And you really need to join the Presidential-Era Committee of the United States Stamp Society, as suggest above. It's the best place to go for interesting Prexie Rates & Usages. You should also purchase Roland Rustad's book, "THE PREXIES."

http://www.rdhinstl.info/prexies/uprexie3.htm
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Posted 01/09/2017   9:47 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Hal to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here's a rare Prexie Cover sold for US $2,225.00
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Alcatraz-CA...047675.l2557

Here's a rare Prexie Cover sold for $4050.00
http://www.ebay.com/itm/22-Cent-Sol...em2edef59d68

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Posted 01/10/2017   11:20 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add j_rogers to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks for all the responses! After watching Jeffrey Shapiro's presentation, I've realized why the search for elusive usages on cover is quite the challenge. The eBay sales are astounding!

Is anyone familiar with the Presidential Stamp Series presentation portfolio published by the USPS in the early 1970s? It includes the entire 1938 Prexie series mounted on descriptive pages along with other presidential stamps through the 8c Lyndon B. Johnson issue. I am not sure if it was available for the general public or just presented to USPS executives.
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I see they've already chimed in with "The Prexies" by Roland Rustad. It is published by the US Stamp Society who, incidentally, have even more Prexie information. You can also find copies of the book on Amazon.

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Posted 01/18/2017   10:09 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add j_rogers to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I received my copy of Rustad book. Excellent resource. Thanks for the lead!
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