Reference Library - VSC 6000/8000

The links below to references in the literature which include analytical aspects of philately. These may be very important because the name of books and papers are often not indicative of details of their contents.
Absorption/ReflectionColorimetryColorimetry of Overprints
CompositionComputer GraphicsElectron Microscopy
Environmental Effects on Philatelic MaterialsFormulationGum Analysis
Infrared and FTIRInkOverprints, Movable Type
Paper SciencePIXEPhotomicrography/Microsocpy
ProductionRamanSpectroscopy
StatisticsTypesetTypesettig
XRDXRFWet Chemical Analysis
ChromatograhyGas Chromatography-Mass SpecMass Spec
Post MarksVSC 6000/8000Luminescence
Floatation DensityPerferations 


AuthorTitleSource
Allen, James A. and Thomas LeraThe U.S. 1851 3¢ Stamp: Color, Chemistry, and ChangesIAP I pp 71-82
Barwis, John H and Harry G. BrittainInk Composition of the U.S. 3¢ stamps of 1870-1883IAP II pp 49-56
Caswell, Lyman R.Evaluation of Forensic Methods for Overprint AnalysisCollectors Club Philatelist, Vol. 91, No. 1 (2012). pp. 35-45
Caswell, Lyman R.Reflectance Spectroscopy of Colored OverprintsIAP I pp 101-107
Cipolla II, Roland HDiscovery: Bisected Use of One-cent 1851 StampThe Chronicle of the U.S. Classic Postal Issues, 237, 65(1) 2013. pp 37-47
DeBlois, Diane and Robert Dalton HarrisPrexies and the interaction of colorThe Congress Book 2011 Original philatelic papers presented by invitation. Seventy-Seventh American Philatelic Congress August 12, 2011. APS StampShow 2011 Columbus, Ohio", Ed. Kenneth Trettin, 2011
Eubanks, Gordon and Harry BrittainAnalysis of Pigment Composition of the U.S. 5c 1847 IssueIAP II pp 131-132
Herendeen, David L.Philatelic Shade Discrimination Based on Measured Colour - CorrigendaLondon Philatelist May. 2011 (120). pp.153
Herendeen, David L., James A. Allen and Thomas LeraPhilatelic Shade Discrimination Based on Measured ColourLondon Philatelist Apr. 2011 (120). pp.105-117
Kravitz, Mel and Harry Hagendorf Using forensic testing of ink on a postal history item when historical expertizing methods fail.Collectors Club Philatelist, Jan-Feb 2018. pp. 1-18
Leonard, PaulForensic Philately in 2020. Challenges and OpportunitiesIAP III
Lera, ThomasIn the National Postal Museum, Research: Scientific Equipment at the NPMCollectors Club Philatelist, Vol. 91(3) 2012 pp. 174-178
Lera, ThomasColorimetric Analysis of an Enhanced Cancel on a Mauritius 1d StampFakes Forgeries Experts, No. 14, April 2011, pp.103-104
Lera, Thomas, Jennifer Giaccai and Nicole LittleA Scientific Analysis of the First Issues of Chile 1853-1862, London PrintingIAP I pp 19-33
Liston, Edward M.A New Technique for Analyzing the Optical Spectra of Stamp Inks: U.S. 1861 StampsIAP II pp 135-136
Liston, Edward M.A New Technique for Analyzing The Optical Spectrum of Stamp Inks: A U.S. 1861 Case StudyCollectors Club Philatelist, Vol. 95(4) 2016. pp. 244-250
McKee, ArchiePaper and Color Varieties of the People's Republic of China 'Workers and Soldiers' Definitive Set of 1955-1961IAP II pp 9-19
Nixon, J. EdwardCanada 1868 Two Cent Large Queen on Laid Paper: The Analytical Process Followed for ExpertizationIAP II pp 115-123
Nixon, J. Edward (Ted) and Garfield PortchImpact of Technical Analyses on Greene Foundation ExpertizingIAP III
Portch, Garfield and Charles J. G. VergeLessons Learned for Expertizing: The use of security features on high value definitives of Great Britain and Canada (1988-2012) as a VSC 6000 learning tool.http://www.greenefoundation.ca/Ist%20IAp%20Symposium%20-%20Security%20Features%20with%20images.pdf
Youssefi, JoeApplication of Advanced Tools to Persian PhilatelyIAP II pp 137-137