Dear Do-It Man: Could you please tell me how to redeem S&H Green Stamps and Gold Strike Stamps?

- C., Salt LakeCity Dear C.: To redeem S&H Green Stamps call the toll-free number 1-800-435-5674 and request a catalog. Stamps are redeemable in merchandise or cash at $1.20 per full book. If you want to redeem your stamps for cash, mail the books to National Mail Order Center, P.O. Box 5775, Norcross, GA 30091.

S&H Green Stamps also redeems Top Value stamps for cash at the rate of $1.50 per full book.

You can redeem Gold Strike Stamps for $1.20 per book. Mail the stamps to Gold Strike Stamp Co., 12755 State Highway 55, Minneapolis, MN 55441, Attention: Mail-Order Department.

Gold Strike Stamp Co., which we were told was once based in Utah, was acquired by Gold Bond Stamp Co. in the early 1970s.

Gold Bond Stamp Co. was established in 1938 by Curtis Carlson. His legacy has grown to include a host of hotel chains (including Colony Resorts), restaurants (such as TGI Friday's) and travel agencies (the Carlson Travel Network).