3D King Arthur Stamp Exhibit
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I have been accumulating stamps for over 50 years, starting when I was given my grandmother’s cigar box of stamps she’d been saving since the early 1900’s.
I’m not an expert, and in many ways I am still a novice. I learn new things every day. Here, I hope to share some of what I’m learning, and what I’ve learned.
The focus of my collection is US stamps, with a special interest in 1939-1959. Three cent commemoratives is my first love.
A second focus of mine is topical collecting. I collect birds, with a focus on Australia. I also dabble with other topics along the way.
Newest Blog Posts
Aripex, sort of
I went off today to the only stamp show in Arizona, the annual Aripex. It is put on by the Federated Philatelic Societies of Arizona, or some such name. Before I went I took a look at their very uninformative website. Most of it dates from one or three years ago. There was something about…
New Video on Robert Burns
A video “thematic exhibit” about Robert Burns, and Burns Night.
January 25 is Burns Night, a celebration of the Scottish poet, Robert Burns. I’ve put together something about him, illustrated by stamps. It’s too long for a blog post. And there are plenty arts that don’t fit in a video, so I’ve made a booklet. It takes the form of an 8 page pdf. I…
Intro to the Belgian Congo
A Brief Postal History of the Belgian Congo