With the assistance of David Gladfelter, author Monte Dean forwarded this information on his new book about Ohio Sales Tax exonumia.
OHIO SALES TAX REVENUES:
Stamps, Punch Cards, Tokens, and Related Memorabilia
Limited Signed and Numbered First Printing of 100 copies.
439 Pages, Case Hard Bound, 8.5 X 11,
777 Photographs, 146,000 words.
Book is black and white, with a CD offered showing all of those pictures in full color. Thousands of auction prices realized and price estimates, scarcity and rarity listings, with the most advanced Ohio Sales Tax Stamp Identification Index ever created with 268 types and 641 major varieties individually specified.
A short list of the topics covered in this book includes: Sales Tax Token Identification and Photo Index with details on Types and Varieties, Identification of Non-Conventional Merchant Punch Cards, Merchant Punch Cards, State Issued Punch Cards, Transitional Punch Cards, Checklists of Known Merchants, State Issued Specimens, Over Perforations, Shipping Boxes, Methods of Storage and Display, Subdivision of Major Group Types, Types, Varieties, and Minor Varieties, Index to Identification Success, Identifying Specimens, M&D, Hubbard, Witt, and ‘Chits' Number Translations, Known Numbers of Ohio Sales Tax Stamps Printed, Denominational Production Numbers, Chronological Group Listings, Publications and Books, Printing, Production, Distribution, and Use of Ohio Sales Tax Stamps, Major Error Types, Reserve Scrap Printings, Stamp Pad Booklets, Columbian Bank Note Sample Books, Stamp Blocks, Strips, and Sheets, Rarity and Value of Stamps, Related Memorabilia including Collection Buckets, Counter Stamps, Dispensers, Merchant Envelopes, Merchant Bracket Cards, Merchant Invoice Receipts and Accounting Books, Merchant Signs, Political Brochures, State Issued Bracket Cards, Charge Plates and Treasurer Envelopes, State Rules and Regulations, State Issued Signs, and so much more. History detailed in every chapter!
If you USED to have an interest in these - you will again, with this book.
If you HAVE an interest in these - you are going to love this monster.
If you've THOUGHT about these as an interesting hobby - now's the time.
Limited First Printing Signed & Numbered, black and white, book only: $75 + $5 postage.
CD Set Only, no book. CD is READ ONLY in PDF., in full color: $50 + $2 postage
Both the Book AND the CD Set $100 + $5 postage
PayPal Payments and Reserve to: Moxking@aol.com
Check or Money Order: Monte C. Dean, 121 E. Fairview St., Spring Valley, Mn. 55975
Lawrence Lebel - This is clearly the new standard work for the subject!
James Calvert - Great piece of work. With so much of interest it's hard to put it down!
James Bird - I had a hard time editing this, as it was just too much fun to read!
Wayne Homren, Editor
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