Sidney F. Barrett

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Sidney F. Barrett
Born 1892
Died (1958-06-18)June 18, 1958
Nationality USA
Occupation Engineer
Engineering career
Institutions American Stamp Dealers Association
Collectors Club of New York
Projects Sold stamps in New York City; was president of the American Stamp Dealers Association
Awards APS Hall of Fame

Sidney F. Barrett (1892–1958) of New York City, was a prominent stamp dealer who participated in various important philatelic ventures in New York City itself.

Philatelic literature[edit]

Because of his philatelic knowledge, he edited Scott's Specialized Catalogue of United States Stamps for a number of years.

Philatelic activity[edit]

Barrett served philately in a number of ways: as president of the American Stamp Dealers Association, director of the Association for Stamp Exhibitions, secretary-treasurer of the 1913 International Philatelic Exhibition, and as a member of the Board of Governors of the Collectors Club of New York.

Honors and awards[edit]

Barrett was named to the American Philatelic Society Hall of Fame in 1958.

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