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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 #132 – We discuss Disney Villains because there is a great new issue that just came out for all the Disney collectors (5 minute mark). We got a great follow-up email from a person who deals first hand with counterfeit stamps in his business and this anonymous listener gave us some great information on the subject (15 minute marker). We also talked to Tom and Bill Hontos who are both stamp dealers. We caught them at the Anaheim stamp show and they shared their time and thoughts with us (28 minute marker).

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Welcome to episode #131.  This week we discuss forged modern US stamps which are being made to rip off the post office.  We go over the issues and what we see is being done ("we see" - behind the scenes there may be lots going on but...) (25 minute marker).  We also discuss World Wildlife Federation (WWF) stamps and CHARISMATIC MEGAFAUNA (Minute mnarker 5).  Enjoy.

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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 #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 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.

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Welcome to Episode #111.  This week we talk about a great campy movie called the Manderine Murders (minute 5 mark).  Tom starts a new section on "CURRENT EVENTS and it results in a talk about the Canadian Black History month stamp verses the US one - Epic battle. (Minute 11 mark).  We also have an indepth converstaion about Fancy Cancels (36 minute mark)

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Welsome to Episode #109.    We have a call in interview with the widly respected Richard Lehmann of Forbes Magazine (At the 24 minute mark).  He speaks about the values of stamps and a new site working on stamp valuations.  He also discusses stamp values for DEAD countries.  We also discuss Fairy tales on stamps (4 minute mark) and Tom tells us all about Disney pins and how they are traded (16 minute mark). 

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Welcome to Episode #106.  Today we discuss an amazing lady: Madam CJ Walker and how she was the first self made female millionaire in the USA.  She was also black which makes this accomplishment even more interesting (Starts at the 5 minute mark).   We also discuss stamp collecting in Holland with our guest Marcell Slieker (9 minute mark).  lastly under our "expert topic" we discuss magnification and how to use a good magnifiier to detect regummed and reperforated stamps (26 minute mark).

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