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The podcast that is all about stamps, stamp collecting, and postal history, hosted by and made for stamp collectors of all levels..

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Welcome to episode #128 from Stamp Show Steve's Anaheim stamp show (again - I hope he doesnt charge us for a table).  This week we talk about the life, times, death and postage stamps of President James A Garfield.  We discuss Proofs and Essays as well as some of the issue identifications.  (Minute 7).  Also we discuss Afganistan and Germany stamp issues with Lothar Vallot, a  guest who we are always happy to hear from. 

 

BEFORE LISTENING - look at the stamp essay on FACEBOOK on the Stamp Show Here Today page so you can see this interesting item.

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Welcome to episode #127.  This week we are at the Anaheim Stamp Show with Stamp Show Steve Pattillo and Stan Iceland.  The first part is with Stan and we examine a $20 Newspaper stamp with such a clear impression, we wondered if it was faked.  As always we also ask everyone how to make money with stamp collecting.  Enjoy

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Welcome to episode #126 - Today we talk about a Persident that gets no love - also no stamps (well he got 2 stamps because you cant just skip over him).  Yes we discuss Andrew Johnson who was impeached but you know what - it is an interesting story.  Has a bit to do with what is going on now also.

 

Probably will never get a #stampworthy but his story is interesting.

 

Also - this is a bit late as we moved our offices.  We are back up and running.

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Welcome to Episode #125.  This week we tear apart the results of the Linns Poll on the design of the US postage stamps of 2016. (5 minute mark)

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Welcome to episode #124 - Hip Stamp is a new service for stamp collectors to buy and sell stamps. We have Justin Beard - the Chief Operating officer, on by phone to tell us about it.  We are always interested in the stamp market and this company may give eBay a run for the philatelic market.  (20 Minute Marker).  We also talk about Official stamps and also a good conversation on soaking stamps. (9 minute marker)................  Enjoy.

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Welcome to episode #123.  Today we speak with Charles Beard who is the president of the COMPEX Chicagoland Stamp Show.  He gives us a tour of his store (yes he still has a stamp store so support him here) and the stamp show (minute marker 28).  We also discuss indepth the Pan American Exposition of 1901 including its stamps, the inverts and how to expertise this very attractive issue. (minute marker 7).  Enjoy.

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Welcome to episode #122  from WESTPEX (Burlingame California) Where we are once again asking dealers "HOW DO YOU MAKE MONEY IN STAMP COLLECTING?" (3 minute mark).

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Welcome to episode #121.  We are at Steve Pattillo's Anaheim Stamp Show (right accross the street fro Disney land) asking dealers the question: "How do you make money in stamp collecting?"   This is NEED TO KNOW information for anyone who wants to sell stamps or become a stamp dealer.  Enjoy (6 minute mark)

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Welcome to episode #120.  Today we discuss other collectable markets but specifically MAGIC THE GATHERING which is a collectable card game, sort of like Baseball Cards but -pause for effect- different. (9 minute marker).  We also discuss 100 years ago this month, when the USA entered World War One and faught its first battle with the Germans - and it was (wait for it) on the tiny island of Guam (4 minute marker).  We also answer a few listener emails.

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Welcome to episode #119.  We are very happy to have Scott English, the APS Executive Director to discuss Stamp Collecting and the back story on the Mc Coy C3a which is going to auction very soon.  (9 minute mark)  We also discuss the 27th ammendment and its very interesting story - how does this apply to philately you may ask?  Well The United States did issue a few stamps on the US Constitution - so there (3 minute mark)

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