War and Philately

From a stamp collecting standpoint, modern warfare is boring. Beginning with the American Civil War, war has always brought us interesting postal issues, covers, rates, locals semiofficials. Today’s war is not only fought high tech but communications are far less often by the postal route. WW II was a philatelist’s delight. Tens of thousands of […]

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An Offer

Its amazing how rapid the response to blogs can be. I wrote several days ago about how inexpensively postage is selling for right now and a client wrote to offer me a quantity of modern US postage. This is all full gum (or self adhesive) valid US postage and we can sell it to you

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Let It Snow

Yesterday, we had nearly 30 inches of snow in my neighborhood of suburban Philadelphia. By three hours into the storm, the Internet, television and phone cable to our house had snapped and we were told that it can’t be repaired for four days. I began to think that this must have been how our grandfather’s

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