Most of the precancel literature in the world is out-of-print. This makes it tough to find the information you need to collect precancels. However, that which is in-print covers most of the basics for the new precancel collector. Once you’ve been collecting a certain area, you will probably want more. The out-of-print literature has the more detailed information, and can be hard to find.

What’s Out There?

The following listings are based on articles published in The Precancel Forum from March 1983-December 1984, and were compiled by Dilmond Postlewait, with help from other members. If you find any errors or missing entries, please let me know.

Where To Find It?

You can find precancel literature directly from the publishers, from philatelic supply houses, or from dealers. Here are several good sources: