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  • 5 reasons why your kid should collect stamps

    Stamp Collecting News
    18 Oct 2014 | 2:22 am
    Even avid collectors will tell you: Stamp collecting is not the flashiest of hobbies. It isn't trendy.
  • A Teacher with a Passion for Stamp Collecting

    The Stamp Collecting Round-Up
    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…
  • Romantic Stamps from Chunghwa Post(2014)

    The Philatelic Database - Archive of Stamp Collecting Articles
    William Cochrane
    19 Oct 2014 | 6:12 am
    Romantic stamps from Chunghwa Post To meet the needs of the newlyweds for thematically […]
  • Maintain your home with a Denver carpet cleaning firm

    stampslore
    29 Sep 2014 | 11:09 am
    Maintain your home with a Denver carpet cleaning firmMaintaining anything isn't easy as it requires a lot of hard work and effort put into it and the one thing that is a mammoth task when it comes to maintenance is a house. Keeping your house clean is something you just cannot do in the little free time you get in between your professional life and personal obligations and in this tug of war, your home could become unclean and unnoticed. The best way in which you can tackle this situation is by going for a Denver carpet cleaning firm that knows what has to be done to maintain your house and…
  • Beware of Tony Lester Auctions

    Stamp Collecting Blog
    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 that [...]
 
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    The Stamp Collecting Round-Up

  • 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,…
  • 5 Reasons Why Your Kid Should Collect Stamps

    Don Schilling
    8 Oct 2014 | 4:39 pm
    A tip of the tongs to Gretchen Moody of the Education Department of the American Philatelic Society who tipped me off to an Associated Press story titled "5 Reasons Why Your Kid Should Collect Stamps."While Gretchen (who is quoted in the article) can probably think of several hundred reasons why  children should collect stamps, these are the 5 that reporter Melissa Rayworth came up with...By collecting stamps...1. Kids can develop patience and focus.2. Kids develop expertise.3. Kids discover stunning artwork and intricate graphic design.4. Screen time is minimal, and optional.5. A stamp…
  • Jim Carrey Gets His Own Stamp

    Don Schilling
    23 Aug 2014 | 11:55 am
    Jay Bigalke writes on the Linns.com website, "Five funny Canadians are being honored Aug. 29 on new commemorative permanent stamps from Canada Post. The five stamps in the Great Canadian Comedians set pay tribute to Jim Carrey, Mike Myers, Catherine O’Hara, Martin Short and Olivier Guimond."All are living honorees except for Guimond, who died in 1971 according to Jay. Jay goes on to say, "The stamp designs pictured with this article are Canada Post publicity images. The stamps were designed by Kosta Tsetsekas, Mike Savage and John Belisle of Signals, a design firm in Vancouver. Canada Post…
  • Underwater Post Offices Honored with New Stamps

    Don Schilling
    10 Aug 2014 | 2:36 pm
    Denise McCarty writes on the Linns.com website, "Underwater post offices of yesterday and today are featured on two recent stamp issues.The Bahamas commemorates the 75th anniversary of the world’s first undersea post office on four stamps issued Aug. 16. Vanuatu pictures its underwater post office, opened a little more than 10 years ago, on an unusually shaped self-adhesive stamp issued July 23."Shown above, newly issued stamp from the Bahamas honoring the world’s first undersea post office and the pioneering underwater photography work of John Ernest Williamson.To read her entire…
 
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  • Maintain your home with a Denver carpet cleaning firm

    29 Sep 2014 | 11:09 am
    Maintain your home with a Denver carpet cleaning firmMaintaining anything isn't easy as it requires a lot of hard work and effort put into it and the one thing that is a mammoth task when it comes to maintenance is a house. Keeping your house clean is something you just cannot do in the little free time you get in between your professional life and personal obligations and in this tug of war, your home could become unclean and unnoticed. The best way in which you can tackle this situation is by going for a Denver carpet cleaning firm that knows what has to be done to maintain your house and…
  • Dallas Carpet Cleaning Services

    29 Sep 2014 | 11:09 am
    Dallas Carpet Cleaning Services If you are looking for efficient and affordable carpet cleaning services, Dallas Carpet Cleaning has everything you need in cleaning services for your home or office. When you have invested in quality furnishings for your home and want it sparkle like new, it is necessary to invent time and money into quality cleaning services. Professional Dallas carpet cleaners use the latest methods to help you achieve optimum levels of cleanliness of your interior furnishings.High Standards Of CareDallas Carpet Cleaning services have a high success rate that is unmatched…
  • Carpet Cleaning San Diego

    29 Sep 2014 | 11:08 am
    Carpet Cleaning San DiegoLanding on the perfect carpet cleaning services for regulating the physical space hygiene of household upholstery and rugs in a vast place like San Diego, does require some amount of research on your side. If you have wall-to-wall carpets installed in your house or have area rugs that are used on certain parts of the house to enhance the artistry of your interior dcor you must also need to know the essentials of maintaining your expensive rugs and their regular cleaning processes. Yes, you do need to clean them on a regular basis to keep them off the dust and sand…
  • Top Carpet Cleaning Houston Service Options

    29 Sep 2014 | 11:07 am
    Top Carpet Cleaning Houston Service OptionsNo matter where you live or choose to move, there is no doubt that you will come across those that claim they are the very best at carpet cleaning.  Businesses and companies in carpet cleaning Houston style are no different. However, if you really want the best that Houston can offer as far as carpet cleaning is concerned, then you may as well look up some of the following carpet cleaning Houston companies in the area.Genesis Dry Carpet Cleaning - HoustonYes, there is such a thing as dry cleaning for carpets; and the Genesis carpet cleaning…
  • Find Carpet Cleaners & Tile Cleaning In Las Vegas, Nv

    29 Sep 2014 | 11:07 am
    Find Carpet Cleaners & Tile Cleaning In Las Vegas, NvFilthy carpets and stained tiles can be any housewifes nightmare! With regular use of the kitchen and toilet, tiles can get so dirty that most people would prefer to tear off the tiles from the wall and have new tiles fixed rather than clean them by their own hands. However, getting new tiles fixed is sure to burn a large hole in your pocket hence the obvious solution would be is to hire professionals who can do the cleaning job for you.Proper cleaning of tiles can only be done by professionals. Since, this is a specialized service you…
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  • 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 that [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • Greek tragedy in perf thirteen and one quarter

    Keijo
    7 Oct 2014 | 7:55 pm
    This story began a good number of years ago when I noted that some Greek definitive stamps from the 1990s had different perforations, yet the catalogs failed to mention nothing about the difference. Since then I’ve been checking just about every modern Greek definitive stamp I receive in detail, and boy, have I found [...]
  • Unlisted perforation varieties on classic Montenegro stamps

    Keijo
    1 Oct 2014 | 11:16 am
    Carrying on with topic of Montenegro stamps, here’s a bit of an mystery. Both Michel and Scott state that the 1910 stamps commemorating 50th anniversary of the reign of King Nicholas have perforation of 12½. But I’ve found a good number of copies (of several values) that are something different. First, here’s a regular specimen: [...]
  • Montenegro 1896 Cetanje monestry forgery by Fournier

    Keijo
    16 Sep 2014 | 10:01 am
    Moving on with topic of stamp forgeries, I recently acquired a small accumulation of classic stamps of Montenegro. As I knew the stamps of Montenegro had been heavily forged at the early days of philately, I was prepared to come up with at least one or two forged specimens. And I was not disappointed. Here’s a [...]
 
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    Steven
    20 Oct 2014 | 12:40 am
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    12 Oct 2014 | 3:33 am
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    6 Oct 2014 | 3:31 am
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    25 Sep 2014 | 10:42 pm
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    Indian Stamp Ghar

  • FDC on Conservation – Australia – 1985

    IndianStampGhar.com
    20 Oct 2014 | 1:55 am
    FDC on Conservation – Australia – 1985 Four stamps on Conservation were issued on 15 May 1985 . The stamps are on  Soil, Air,Water & Energy sources.
  • Stamps with Indian Themes – Sikhism – Uganda 2013

    IndianStampGhar.com
    14 Oct 2014 | 1:23 am
    Stamps with Indian Themes – Sikhism – Uganda 2013 Uganda issued a set of Four stamps on Sikhism in 2013. The Stamps depict Golden Temple Amritsar , Nishan Sahib, Sikh Temple at Kampala & Sikh Emblem Khanda. Golden Temple Amritsar & Sikh Standard Nishan Sahib     Sikh Temple Kampala & Sikh Emblem Khanda
  • Stamps with Indian Themes – Natraja -Canada 2014

    IndianStampGhar.com
    14 Oct 2014 | 12:49 am
    Stamps with Indian Themes – Natraja -Canada 2014   Canada issued a Miniature sheet to mark 100th Anniversary of   Royal Ontario Museum . It shows Natraja Sculpture & Lord Natraja Statue. . Date of issue  : 11 Apr 2014
  • Stamp Booklet – Mahatma Gandhi & E. V. Ramasamy – By India Post

    IndianStampGhar.com
    10 Oct 2014 | 10:07 pm
    Stamp Booklet – Mahatma Gandhi & E. V. Ramasamy – By India Post Date Of Issue:- 30.09.2014. Content Two Block of 4′s of Definitive Stamps  Mahatma Gandhi & E. V. Ramasamy
  • Stamp Booklet – Mahatma Gandhi & Indira Gandhi – By India Post

    IndianStampGhar.com
    10 Oct 2014 | 12:15 pm
    Stamp Booklet – Mahatma Gandhi & Indira Gandhi – By India Post Date Of Issue:- 30.09.2014. Content Two Block of 4′s of Definitive Stamps  Mahatma Gandhi & Indira Gandhi
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  • Meghdoot Cards - Tamil

    17 Oct 2014 | 11:08 pm
    Four Meghdoot cards in Tamil language printed in the Hyderabad press in 2014.
  • Australia’s first victory at sea during World War I.

    16 Oct 2014 | 11:28 pm
    Australian post released a set of 2 stamp commemorating its first victory at sea during World War I on 14th October 2014. Australia’s first victory at sea during World War I was also the first engagement by a warship of the fledgling Royal Australian Navy. The Battle of Cocos took place on 9 November 1914 when the Australian light cruiser HMAS Sydney responded to an attack by the German light cruiser SMS Emden on a communications station at Direction Island in the Cocos (Keeling) Islands. 
  • Philately Day, Chennai - Special Covers.

    15 Oct 2014 | 11:03 pm
    Two special covers were released in Chennai to celebrate Philately day on13th October 2014.1. India's first stamp issued in 1852Cover Code: TN/16/20142. 1000th year of crowning of the Chola Emperor Rajendra Chola - ICover Code: TN/15/2014Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Trivanduram.
  • Stamp Calendar - India Post.

    15 Oct 2014 | 4:26 am
    India Post updated it's stamp release program for the year 2014, which includes stamps to be released from October to December.Visit: Indiapost.gov.in
  • Mail Motor Service, Pune - Golden Jubilee.

    15 Oct 2014 | 4:00 am
    A special cover was released on 2nd October 2014 to celebrate the golden jubilee of Mail Motor Serivice or Pune.Mail Motor Service is most vital part of Department of Posts. this is the lifeline to procure mail to all Post offices. This lifeline is working day and night since 1964 and completing 50 years of service.Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan.
 
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    Rainbow Stamp Club

  • The winners of 2014 EUROPA Stamp Competition

    19 Oct 2014 | 4:06 am
      The First Place Winner - Serbia PostEurop announced PE Post of Serbia (Serbia-Gold), Turkish PTT (Turkey-Silver) and Hellenic Post (Greece-Bronze) as the top three winners of the 2014 EUROPA Stamp Online Competition at the PostEurop Plenary Assembly in San Marino last week. The Second Place Winner  - Turkey   In this 23rd consecutive year, 53 entries were submitted based on the theme “Musical instruments” to promote the musical and cultural aspects of every country’s traditional instrument. The Third Place Winner - Greece The results of this year’s online EUROPA Stamp…
  • The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

    16 Oct 2014 | 10:28 pm
        17 October - The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is celebrated every year on October 17 throughout the world. It was officially recognised by the United Nations, but the first commemoration of the event took place in Paris, France, in 1987 when 100,000 people gathered on the Human Rights and Liberties Plaza at the Trocadéro to honour victims of poverty,hunger, violence and fear. This call was made by Joseph Wresinski (1917–1988) founder of the International Movement ATD Fourth World. The United Nations’…
  • One Crore Question on world’s first Airmail in KBC..

    16 Oct 2014 | 10:26 am
        A stamp recognizing the feat of Henri Piquet The recent episode of KBC in which Narula brothers of New Delhi won seven Crore Rupees, the One Crore Question was from Philately i.e name the pilot who flew the plane of world's first official airmail. To see the question I remembered my Blog Post and Henri Piquet's face flashed in my mind and unconsciously chose the right answer....Hope my philatelist friends watched this episode and felt the thrilling moment !! We always learn from philately.... India Post issued a souvenir sheet during World Stamp Exhibition INDIPEX 2011 on 100…
  • New Special Covers

    16 Oct 2014 | 2:41 am
      Philately Day – 13 October 2014 Celebrating 160 years of postage stamps  in India - Bangalore Golden Jubilee Celebration – Madikeri Dasara Committee – 29 September 2014   Karnataka Postal Circle issued a Special Cover to mark the 110th year celebrations of Hudson Memorial Church on 28th September 2014 at Bangalore (Special Cover approval no. KTK/27/2014)   Karnataka Postal Circle released a special cover on 24th September 2014 at Bangalore to mark the birth centenary of Swami Chidananda. The cancellation depicts the insignia of the Divine Life Society. (Special…
  • Gorgeous carpets on new joint issue of Algeria And Serbia

    15 Oct 2014 | 12:38 am
          Date of Issue : 7 October 2014 A joint stamp issue between two countries dedicated to the deepening and enriching relationships has been prepared for issuing. Algeria and Serbia, have found a common point of their cultural heritage in the field of ethnography, which involves weaving crafts. The issue consists of two stamps that depict two types of carpets produced by these countries. The Serbian  stamps on the miniature sheet show year 2013 on stamps seems they were printed in 2013 . The Serbian Post depicts Pirot carpet (kilim). It refers to a variety of flat…
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  • International Shipping: What are Customs, Duties and Taxes?

    Eric Nash
    17 Oct 2014 | 6:50 pm
    If you are selling products online and you are not yet selling to international markets, you are missing out on an easy opportunity to grow sales. eMarketer estimates that global e-commerce sales will reach $1.5 trillion in 2014! And they expect the international sales to grow at least 15% EACH YEAR through 2017. International buyers […]
  • Happy Customer Service Week!

    Eric Nash
    8 Oct 2014 | 7:56 pm
      Every year Stamps.com is thrilled to participate in National Customer Service Week, an annual week-long celebration where we honor our Customer Care agents for all their hard work throughout the year. Our dedicated customer care agents represent the voice of Stamps.com to our customer. They represent our company and our products. It’s a lot […]
  • How to Fill Out a USPS Customs Form

    Eric Nash
    1 Oct 2014 | 11:37 pm
    Expanding your e-commerce sales into international markets is a great way to grow revenue.  And when shipping to international destinations, you must declare the contents of your package on a Customs Form so the destination country can inspect the product and determine if a duty or tax is required. While some people think the process of […]
  • Free! Ultimate Guide to Sept 2014 Priority Mail Rate Changes

    Eric Nash
    7 Sep 2014 | 5:57 pm
    Need more info about the Priority Mail rate changes that are starting on Sunday, September 7, 2014? Stamps.com has released a Complete Guide to the September 2014 USPS Priority Mail Rate Changes. The FREE downloadable PDF includes: New rates by weight and zone for postage purchased at the Post Office (Retail Rates) New rates by weight and […]
  • USPS Lowers Priority Mail Rates – Starts Sunday, September 7

    Eric Nash
    4 Sep 2014 | 4:40 pm
    Free Download! The Ultimate Guide to the September 2014 Priority Mail Rate Change. Download this PDF file now. On Sunday, September 7, 2014, the U.S. Postal Service will adjust shipping rates for Priority Mail.  This rate adjustment will both increase and decrease “Retail Rates” at the Post Office, but will only DECREASE rates for postage […]
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