By David M. Skipton
Reverse SortThis comprehensive work will allow the collector to identify cancellations where the first few letters of the placename are missing. This working aid a must for cancellation collectors. It contains 110,1107 postal placenames gleaned from ten sources, ranging from Prigara’s The Russian Post in the Empire to the official 1916 Postal List. The Reverse Sort is 379 pages and includes an introduction, an explanation of how to use the Reverse Sort, the compiler’s notes, a list of cancellation abbreviations, format explanations, a list of sources, province and oblast’ trigraph listings, a cyrillic-latin alphabet conversion chart, and 361 pages of cross-referenced placenames.