The Scott Specialized Catalogue of United States Stamps & Covers is the essential reference work for collectors of United States postage stamps and covers. The catalogue also includes listings for postal stationery, revenue stamps, hunting permit (duck) stamps, essays, trial color, die and plate proofs, Confederate States of America, U.S. possessions and territories and United Nations stamps.
Contains detailed information for the following stamp categories:
U.S. Postage - Air Post - Plate Blocks - First Day Covers - Postal Stationary - Essays - Proofs - Computer Vended Postage - 19th Century Carriers & Locals - Booklets - Revenue Stamps - Telegraph Stamps - U.S. Confederate States - U.S. Possessions - Canal Zone - Danish West Indies - Guam - Hawaii
- Cuba - Puerto Rico - Philippines - Ryukyu Islands - United Nations
The 2018 edition of the Scott Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Scott catalogs. The title pages of this volume and other volumes in the 2018 Scott Standard catalog state that this is the 174th edition of the catalogs (and it is). In September 1868, John Walter Scott published his first stamp catalog. The catalog, titled A Descriptive Catalogue of America and Foreign Postage Stamps, Issued from 1840 to Date, is considered to be the first Scott stamp catalog