Welcome to episode #220.... There is so much history - the Kansas Nebraska act and the Kansas Nebraska overprints
Welcome to Stamp Show Here Today Episode #198 - Today we are discussing the elections of President Lincoln and Jefferson Davis, who were elected on the same date one year apart. We also discuss online modern companies and startups going back to using the postal system for advertising. Scott and Tom will be at Chicagopex next week and there will most likely not be a show then. Enjoy.
Welcome to Stamp Show Here Today Episoe #194 - Today we are discussing the Anniversary of Chuck Yeager Breaking the sound barrie, What may be the largest interal theft of postage stamps in USPS history, and the Yehudi Menuhin award for music depicted on stamps. Enjoy.
Welcome to Stamp Show Here Today Episoe #194 - Today we are discussing national stamp collecting month, a post office break-in in Alabama, the difficulties of early zip code adoption, and the APS' special interest page. Also there is a give away for the remainder of this month in clebration of National stamp collecting month. Enjoy.
Welcome to episode #174. This week we talk about just a lot of stuff. Just whatever pops into our heads (0 minute marker because - well after you listen it will be obvious).
Welsome to episode #173. This week we will be talking about the New Dollar value Lady Liberty stamps which will have their first day ceremony at the American Philatelic Society headquarters. We discuss the APS also and strongly suggest that if you are not a member, that you should be (6 minute mark).
We also discuss the other first daycCeremonies doe the Dragons and Magic stamps and then open some listener mail (36 minute marker).
Welcome to Episode #146. Today we talk about the small island of SARK which is in the Guernsey Islands of Britain. Look on a stamp of Guernsey with a map and Sark will be the small island at the bottom, just north of France. So why talk about it? Well this is the last feudal holding in the British Empire and it ended in just 2007. (Minute market 3)
We also received a nice reference lot from Tony (Check his stuff on eBay at BarneysStamps) – Fake coils and Kansas Nebraska overprints – Thank you Tony (Minute marker 11)
Lastly we discuss stamp shows and if we had a magic wand.
Welcome to episode #133. On May 22nd Linn's Stamp News (free plug - this is a great magazine) had three articles that we are weighing in on. The first is the APS taking the FIP to task (minute 5 marker). The second is an article on the forever stamp and how stamp collecting is changing the way the post office has to do its accounting. It also has some pretty strong indicators for the strength of the US Stamp Collecting market (minute 15 marker). Lastly we address a letter from David Kolls of Regency Superior Auctions and wish our best to him in his plight but take him to task for his opinions (minute 31 marker).
Welcome to Episoide #114. After a brief discussion on Water Bears we dedicate this episode to the marines that fought on Iwo Jima 72 years ago. It isnt all serious though.