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  • Beware of Tony Lester Auctions

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    Keijo
    18 Oct 2014 | 12:07 pm
    I’m usually a pretty nice guy, but Tony Lester Auctions has managed to turn me into opposite.Sit back and hold tight, because I’m about to share a grim true story from the online world. As most of you know, spam is a very ‘naughty’ thing. What many readers of this blog might not know is […]
  • Shop owners transforming Fukutomi-cho into a Yokohama 'Korea Town' - Asahi Shimbun

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    28 Nov 2014 | 2:01 pm
    Shop owners transforming Fukutomi-cho into a Yokohama 'Korea Town'Asahi ShimbunThe project also included a stamp collecting campaign in which customers collect a series of stamps by dropping by participating outlets. “We want to boost the mood of the region as South Korean residents in Yokohama and also serve as a bridge between ...
  • Philately Exhibition: A Journey Through Bygone Era - The New Indian Express

    Philatelic OR Philately - Google News
    28 Nov 2014 | 5:03 pm
    The New Indian ExpressPhilately Exhibition: A Journey Through Bygone EraThe New Indian ExpressKOCHI: Victorian era prevailed at the Philately exhibition-cum-competition being held here at Sahrudaya Campus. The exhibits consisted of stamps from the Victorian to current generation. The gem of the collection was 'Penny Black', the very first stamp ...
  • Royal Mail Promotes Stamps on Side of Vans

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    Don Schilling
    19 Nov 2014 | 9:36 am
    Linn's Stamp News reports in November, Great Britain’s Royal Mail began advertising its Christmas stamps on its postal vans.According to the article, "In a press release dated Nov. 10, Royal Mail reported that the images of the stamps will be displayed on approximately 1,500 vans used in 26 towns and cities around the United Kingdom. The images were printed on adhesive vinyls and applied to the vans." Linn's added that Royal Mail will also promote some of its other 2015 commemorative stamps on the vans.Linn's quotes Andrew Hammond of Royal Mail as saying, “This is the first in what…
  • Stamps of New Zealand: Kingsford Smith Airmail Anniversary (1964)

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    William Cochrane
    26 Nov 2014 | 5:20 am
    This 6d blue airmail stamp commemorated the 30th Anniversary of the First Crossing of […]
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  • Shop owners transforming Fukutomi-cho into a Yokohama 'Korea Town' - Asahi Shimbun

    28 Nov 2014 | 2:01 pm
    Shop owners transforming Fukutomi-cho into a Yokohama 'Korea Town'Asahi ShimbunThe project also included a stamp collecting campaign in which customers collect a series of stamps by dropping by participating outlets. “We want to boost the mood of the region as South Korean residents in Yokohama and also serve as a bridge between ...
  • South Florida collectors dedicated to preserving, studying stamps from Cuba - MiamiHerald.com

    25 Nov 2014 | 12:22 pm
    South Florida collectors dedicated to preserving, studying stamps from CubaMiamiHerald.comAlfredo Rodriguez, who serves as vice president for the Cuban Numismatic Association, said that stamp collecting and bill collecting complement each another. “Everyone likes collecting stuff in one form or another,” said Rodriguez, a retired lawyer who ...
  • Duck Stamp Contest Winner Has Been There Before - CBS Local

    19 Nov 2014 | 7:43 am
    CBS LocalDuck Stamp Contest Winner Has Been There BeforeCBS LocalAnd even if you're not into hunting – you might be into stamp collecting. Either way, this story combines the two. A painter from Indiana is the winner of this year's Silver State Duck Stamp contest. And Jeffrey Klinefelter must know what he's doing and more »
  • Stamp collectors gather for South Fayette convention - Tribune-Review

    7 Nov 2014 | 3:29 pm
    Danbury News TimesStamp collectors gather for South Fayette conventionTribune-Review“It's a dedicated team of volunteers, people that are passionate about stamp collecting, people who want to share their passion with other collectors. People who just like history and want a piece of history in their hands.” The Philatelic Society of Brookfield stamp club a bastion of tradition, history and old-fashioned funDanbury News Timesall 2 news articles »
  • PHLPost highlights National Stamp Collecting Month with the release of special ... - Philippine Information Agency

    5 Nov 2014 | 8:10 pm
    PHLPost highlights National Stamp Collecting Month with the release of special Philippine Information AgencyOther activities lined up by PHLPost for the National Stamp Collecting month include: awarding of winners of the “One ASEAN Stamp Design Contest”, “On-the-Spot Papal Stamp Design Contest,”; Stamp Collectors' Night which will be held also on November ...
 
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    Philatelic OR Philately - Google News

  • Philately Exhibition: A Journey Through Bygone Era - The New Indian Express

    28 Nov 2014 | 5:03 pm
    The New Indian ExpressPhilately Exhibition: A Journey Through Bygone EraThe New Indian ExpressKOCHI: Victorian era prevailed at the Philately exhibition-cum-competition being held here at Sahrudaya Campus. The exhibits consisted of stamps from the Victorian to current generation. The gem of the collection was 'Penny Black', the very first stamp ...
  • Philately exhibition displaying world's first, rare stamps draws crowd in ... - ANINEWS

    28 Nov 2014 | 5:02 am
    Philately exhibition displaying world's first, rare stamps draws crowd in ANINEWSKochi, Nov 28 (ANI): Some unique and rare collections of stamps ranging from world's first 'Penny Black' to the oldest ones along with India's heritage stamps were on display at a philately exhibition in Kerala. The two-day exhibition called 'Kochipex
  • Philately exhibition in Kerala displays world's first and rare stamps - Big News Network.com

    28 Nov 2014 | 2:16 am
    Philately exhibition in Kerala displays world's first and rare stampsBig News Network.com"Here, we are conducting a district level philatelic exhibition in Ernakulam for two days, starting from today and tomorrow also we have kept these stamps for exhibition. Professor K.V. Thomas, honourable lawmaker, has inaugurated this exhibition and more »
  • Philately, not just a hobby but also an investment - The Hindu

    27 Nov 2014 | 7:04 pm
    The HinduPhilately, not just a hobby but also an investmentThe Hindu“Today, stamp collection is the best investment avenue for youngsters,” he adds. Mr. Krishnan is the secretary of Philatelist Club of Coimbatore, playing its role with India Posts in organising a three-day philatelic expo “Kovaipex” that began here on and more »
  • Philatelic expo by India Post - The Hindu

    26 Nov 2014 | 6:51 pm
    Philatelic expo by India PostThe HinduIndia Post will organise 'Kovaipex 2014', a three-day district-level Philatelic Exhibition here on Thursday at Techno Park II & III, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University campus. Cultural programmes and drawing, letter writing and quiz competitions for
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    The Stamp Collecting Round-Up

  • Royal Mail Promotes Stamps on Side of Vans

    Don Schilling
    19 Nov 2014 | 9:36 am
    Linn's Stamp News reports in November, Great Britain’s Royal Mail began advertising its Christmas stamps on its postal vans.According to the article, "In a press release dated Nov. 10, Royal Mail reported that the images of the stamps will be displayed on approximately 1,500 vans used in 26 towns and cities around the United Kingdom. The images were printed on adhesive vinyls and applied to the vans." Linn's added that Royal Mail will also promote some of its other 2015 commemorative stamps on the vans.Linn's quotes Andrew Hammond of Royal Mail as saying, “This is the first in what…
  • First Female U.S. Postmaster General Named

    Don Schilling
    14 Nov 2014 | 8:16 am
    According to an USPS announcement, "The United States Postal Service Board of Governors announced today that Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer Patrick R. Donahoe has decided to retire February 1, 2015, after 39 years with the Postal Service."Replacing him will be Megan Brennan, USPS Chief Operating Officer, who will be the first female Postmaster General. Brennan joined the Postal Service in 1986 as a letter carrier in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and began her management career as a delivery and collection supervisor. Previously she was vice president of Eastern Area Operations. As…
  • First Look at the U.S. 2015 Stamps

    Don Schilling
    8 Nov 2014 | 4:22 pm
    Lloyd de Vries has posted the designs of some of the new stamps to be issued next year on his Virtual Stamp Club website. Lloyd quotes Cindy Tackett, acting director of Stamp Services of the USPS, as saying, "“Our goal this year is as soon as we have philatelic agreements signed,” said Cindy Tackett, acting director of Stamp Services of the USPS. “We’re going to get the information out to you … Our goal is to get this information out to you as soon as we can."Lloyd goes on to say Stamp Services is not announcing all the 2015 issues until it has reached 'philatelic agreements'…
  • A Teacher with a Passion for Stamp Collecting

    Don Schilling
    13 Oct 2014 | 9:19 am
    Reporter Varsha Mohan writes on the New Indian Express website about high school teacher Mathew John who recently displayed his stamp and coin collection at his school.Varsha writes, "Though Mathew has a wide collection, he takes special pride of the stamps and coins he has from the time of British rule  through the 1950s."Matthew, who was inspired to collect stamps and coins by his father and grandmother, is quoted as saying,  “These are very valuable and just a glimpse can brief you about the history of the particular country. I feel so happy to be able to educate students…
  • Stamp Chief Replaced

    Don Schilling
    9 Oct 2014 | 9:40 am
    Bill McAllister, Washington correspondent for Linn's Stamp News that "Susan McGowan, a public relations executive who was named head of the United States Postal Service’s stamp program in December 2012, has been replaced..."According to Bill, "Spokesman Mark Saunders said McGowan was 'not ousted' from her stamp position, but had been detailed to another position in the marketing department. Cindy Tackett, a senior Stamp Services executive, was named McGowan’s interim replacement, Saunders said."Bill goes on to pen, "There has been considerable turmoil within the Stamp Services office,…
 
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  • Switzerland Pro Juventute 2009 die cut error

    Keijo
    28 Nov 2014 | 5:51 am
    From time to time I am asked whether or not I make interesting new finds from my stamp exchanges. Though this may amaze you, the answer is positively yes. Let me show you an example with freaky versions of somewhat recent of Swiss Pro Juventute stamps. The 2009 Pro Juventute stamps were issued in booklets […]
  • Quick round of special exchanges before the holidays

    Keijo
    15 Nov 2014 | 10:38 am
    Ho-ho-ho… OK. It’s not Christmas yet, but I’m doing a bit of holiday preparations by cleaning up my stamp desk. Within the next five days I will provide a stamp related exchange offer each day on this specific page. As with my special exchanges, these are all stamps / material that does not fit well […]
  • The low values of Greek Landscapes series of 1927 – separating different (re-engraved) prints from each other

    Keijo
    5 Nov 2014 | 9:12 am
    Many of the most common Greek postage stamps of all time come from the 1927/1935 definitives series commonly known as “Landscapes”. In total, the series is made of 14 face different stamps with face values from 5 lepta up to 25 drachmas in addition of which there’s one never issued design. Additionally, some values were […]
  • Beware of Tony Lester Auctions

    Keijo
    18 Oct 2014 | 12:07 pm
    I’m usually a pretty nice guy, but Tony Lester Auctions has managed to turn me into opposite.Sit back and hold tight, because I’m about to share a grim true story from the online world. As most of you know, spam is a very ‘naughty’ thing. What many readers of this blog might not know is […]
  • If you are a stamp catalog publisher, the most stupid thing you can do is…

    Keijo
    15 Oct 2014 | 9:10 pm
    For the past two weeks I’ve been browsing the brand new Michel North Africa 2014 catalog. As always with new Michel catalogs, it’s pretty excellent piece of work. But this time everything isn’t so rosy as Michel has done something that every stamp collector and stamp dealer fears the most: it’s re-numbered/re-catalogued the stamps of […]
 
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    Steven
    26 Nov 2014 | 1:54 am
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    17 Nov 2014 | 1:53 am
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    8 Nov 2014 | 7:18 pm
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    3 Nov 2014 | 7:18 pm
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    26 Oct 2014 | 12:42 am
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  • India - Slovenia Joint Issue.

    28 Nov 2014 | 9:59 pm
    India Post issued a set of stamp and Miniature sheet jointly with Slovenia on 28th November 2014 to commemorate 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.Stamp designs are based on the paintings of Sara Zivkovick of Slovenia and Roshan Anvekar of India.Stamps issued from Slovenia: Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Tiruvananthapuram.
  • KOCHIPEX - 2014

    28 Nov 2014 | 1:16 am
    Special cover on Sahrudaya - Social Work Centre was released at Ernakulam on 27th November 2014.'Sahrudaya' - Social Work Centre of Archdiocese of Ernakulam,Angamaly, completing 50 years legacy in accompanying people in development beyond all discriminations.Cover code: KL-17/2014Special cover on V.R.Krishna Iyer was released at Ernakulam on 28th November 2014.  The Centenarian Sri. Vaidyanathapuram Ramakirishna Iyer, popular asJustice V. R. Krishna Iyer born on 15-11-1915 is the former judge ofSupreme Court of India.  A born spokesman of law, the jurist of the jurists, a prolific…
  • His Majesty's Ship, Thailand.

    27 Nov 2014 | 1:59 am
    A set of 4 stamp and a Souvenir Sheet was released on His Thai Majesty's Ship on 20th November 2014.The commemorative sheet is designed with the concept of "His Thai Majesty's Ship" and four ships on stamps were granted names that are relevant to Chakri Dynasty - H.T.M.S. Chakri Narubet number 911 commissioned on March 20, 1997, H.T.M.S. Phutthayodfachulalok number 461 commissioned on July 30, 1994, H.T.M.S. Putthaloetlanaphalai number 462 commissioned on November 27, 1996 and H.T.M.S. Pinklao number 413 commissioned on August 31, 1959.Furthermore, the image of H.T.M.S. Chakri Naruebet is…
  • Dr.A.S.Rao

    24 Nov 2014 | 9:01 pm
    A special cover was released on Dr.Ayyagari Sambasiva Rao on 16th November 2014 in Hyderabad on occasion of his birth Centenary.Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Tiruvananthapuram.
  • Kailashpati Mishra

    23 Nov 2014 | 8:58 pm
    A special cover was released on Kailashpati Mishra on 3rd November 2014 at Patna.Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.
 
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  • New stamp from India

    28 Nov 2014 | 9:53 am
        Date of Issue : 28 November 2014 India Post issued India – Slovenia  joint issue on 28 November 2014 to commemorate 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.The stamp of Rs 25 features   Indian Child with his parents and  stamp of Rs 5 depicts Slovene children. Stamp designs are based on the paintings of Sara Živković and Roshan V Anvekar.     Courtesy : Sreejesh Krishnan – Trivandrum India Slovenia Joint Issue from Slovenia  Courtesy : Moloy Sarkar Club News KOCHIPEX 2014 - District Philatelic Exhibition of Central…
  • New Christmas stamps

    27 Nov 2014 | 8:59 pm
      Date of Issue : 6 November 2014 On the 6th November 2014, An Post issued three stamps to celebrate Christmas. This year Irish Post commissioned Vermillion Design to create three new stamps for Christmas 2014.   Two of the three new stamps feature details from stunning stained glass windows by Harry Clarke who was born in Dublin in 1889. His father ran a decorating business which specialized in a variety of mediums, including stained glass. As a result, Clarke developed an early interest in church art. Clarke showed an early talent for stained glass window design, devoting to both…
  • Stamps on Sun Dials

    26 Nov 2014 | 9:08 pm
          Date of Issue : 16 December 2014 Israel Post has prepared for issuing a special set of three stamps on the theme “Sundials”- the first tool that allowed people to measure the passing of time. Three beautiful and different sundials found in Israel are depicted on this stamp set. The issue is to be released on the 16th of December.   Sundials in Eretz Israel The changing shadows cast upon the ground as the sun apparently moved across the sky have caught people’s attention since ancient times. This phenomenon was utilized in planning the sundial, the first tool…
  • Stamp on China Danxia - World Heritage Site

    25 Nov 2014 | 8:47 pm
      Date of Issue 4 December 2014 China Post has introduced a special philatelic issue paying tribute to the beuty of Danxia. ‘Danxia’ refers to an impressive and rugged landscape shaped by weathering and erosion on continental red sandstone sedimentary beds. The site comprises six areas in China’s southern provinces, namely Chishui from Guizhou, Taining from Fujian, Liangshan from Hunan, Danxiashan from Guangdong, Longhushan from Jiangxi and Jianglangshan from Zhejiang. The poetic and panoramic beauty of the cliffs, gorges, waters and trees in Danxia is fully depicted in this stamp…
  • Slovak Philatelist honored on stamp

    25 Nov 2014 | 5:34 am
      Date of Issue : 5 December 2014 I am pleased to share the information about a postage stamp to be issued in honour of a philatelist. Slovak Post will  release a special commemorative stamp to honor one of its greatest philatelists on the 5th of December. Severín Zrubec lived, worked and received his degree of Doctor in Laws at the Faculty of Law of the Slovak University (1948) in Bratislava. Severín Zrubec worked as a lawyer in various organisations. He held his final post at the Ministry of Agriculture of the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic (1968 – 1981) until 1982 when he…
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  • 2014 USPS Holiday Shipping Deadlines

    Eric Nash
    24 Nov 2014 | 7:01 pm
    How can you be sure your packages will be delivered by December 25th? Easy! Just meet the shipping deadlines of the U.S. Postal Service. Check out the mailing and shipping deadlines for domestic, international, and APO/FPO/DPO military addresses below.  
  • Free! USPS Military Mail Guide

    DivyaDixon
    12 Nov 2014 | 9:23 pm
    Sending packages via Military Mail can be tricky, especially when it comes to addressing the shipping label, determining whether or not to include customs forms and also understanding what you can and cannot send to military personnel. Learn how to ship packages to Military Mail APO/FPO/DPO addresses with the USPS. Stamps.com has released a NEW USPS […]
  • Happy Veterans Day from Stamps.com

    Eric Nash
    11 Nov 2014 | 7:46 pm
    To all the current and former men and women in the United States Armed Forces – THANK YOU for all you have done and continue to do in protecting our great country. Stamps.com salutes you! If you know somebody who served in the military, please take a minute and thank them for their service. These […]
  • USPS to Deliver Packages 7 Days a Week Starting Nov 17

    Eric Nash
    7 Nov 2014 | 7:10 pm
    The US Postal Service (USPS) will be delivering packages 7 days a week in major cities and high volume areas starting Monday, November 17. 7 day delivery will continue through the holiday period ending on Thursday, December 25, 2014. By adding additional delivery days, the USPS hopes to ensure holiday packages are tracked and delivered […]
  • Stamps.com Introduces New Integration with Sears Marketplace

    Eric Nash
    30 Oct 2014 | 8:25 pm
    Stamps.com is excited to announce a new USPS shipping integration with the Sears® Marketplace (known as Sears.com to online shoppers). The Sears Marketplace allows third-party retailers to sell their own products directly on the Sears.com website, as well at Sears Kiosks located inside retail stores throughout the U.S. There are over 10 million products available on […]
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