[ModLib] Price Change Sticker

Scot Kamins kamins at modernlib.com
Mon Jun 18 15:40:23 EDT 2012


I also have listed on page http://www.modernlib.com/General/pricesByDate.html 
  :

1919 (August ad)	$ .75
1919 (November ad)	$ .85

Here's a link to the August 1919 ad for .75 and November 1919 for .85: http://www.modernlib.com/Rarities/magAds.html#Anchor-1919-35882
Here's a link to the May 1920 ad also for .85: http://www.modernlib.com/Rarities/magAds.html#Anchor-1920-14210

Also see: http://www.modernlib.com/General/catalogPrices.htm



On Jun 17, 2012, at 6:45 PM, Gordon Barrick Neavill wrote:

> My price information for regular ML's is as follows, with S and F  
> indicating spring and fall.  Corrections welcomed!
>
> 1917(S)                     $0.60
> 1918(F)                     $0.70
> 1920(F)                     $0.95
> 1946(F)                    $1.10  effective November 1946
> 1947(S)                    $1.25  effective 15 April 1947
> 1954(F)                    $1.45
> 1957(S)                    $1.65
> 1960(F)                    $1.95
> 1963(F)                    $1.95 & $2.45  (varies by title)
>
> 1969(S)                    $2.45
> 1969(F)                    $2.95 (Caldwell, Tobacco Road)
> 1970(S)                    $2.95
> It's sometimes hard to tell from the jackets since prices printed on  
> the jacket flaps were usually clipped when a price increase went  
> into effect. Note how long the 95 cent price lasted in contrast to  
> the $1.10 price.
> Barry
>
> From: "kirk peterson" <lophke at aol.com>
> To: kamins at modernlib.com
> Sent: Sunday, June 17, 2012 5:10:04 PM
> Subject: [ModLib] Price Change Sticker
>
> Got this today.  What do people think? Were there many price sticker  
> changes? Do folks have examples they can send?
>
> - Scot
> <1947PriceChange.jpg>
>
> I'm a book dealer. I get alot of ML books, but not alot of them have  
> price change stickers. I recently acquired an ML book with a price  
> change sticker on the DJ flap. I scanned the flap and attached the  
> scan to this e-mail. You can post the image on your website if you  
> want. I think you should devote a section of your website to display  
> and discussion of price change stickers. They're important  
> identifiers, because they carry an exact date. The one I have says  
> "as of April 15, 1947" the price of ML is $1.25. On page 163 of  
> Toledano (revised edition), the year 1948 is assigned to the $1.25  
> price change. Apparently, he's off by a year. If I'm wrong let me  
> know at lophke at aol.com.
>
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Scot Kamins
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