See ordering instructions below.A Publication
from the Collectors Club

The United States Five Cent Stamp of 1856
The Frederick R. Mayer Collection

by Richard C. Frajola and Frederick R. Mayer

The Mayer collection has been termed the "finest collection of a single United States stamp ever formed."

Book details:

  • Release date July 15, 2005

  • 176 pages, hard bound, full color

  • Information on stamp die and plate production

  • The issued stamp, distribution and varieties

  • Domestic mails

  • Overview of foreign mail service of the era

  • Mails to France with detailed chart of "Three Months Period" and illustrations of postmarks

  • Other known foreign destinations covered in depth and illustrated with examples from the Mayer collection

Ordering Instructions

The book is available by mail order from the club for $45 (members of Collectors Club qualify for 10% discount), plus shipping and handling ($5 for U.S. addresses, $10 for Canada and $20 for Europe; for other parts of the world, please contact the Executive Secretary for a shipping and handling quote).

The printing quantity is not large, so please order early to avoid disappointment. 

To place an order, contact the Executive Secretary at:

Collectors Club
22 East 35th Street
New York, NY 10016

Phone: (212) 683-0559