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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 #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 #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 #116.  100 years ago this week the Tzar abdicated.  We discuss this as well as the 1915 STAMP "COINS" or Stamp Money and why it was issued (spoiler - because they didnt want to use their silver and gold) (8 minute marker).  We also discuss other stuff including stamp albums.

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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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Welcome to episode #110.  We discuss women in history with Bessie Colman who is not only one of the first female pilots but also the first black (afro-american) pilot and appears on Scotts #2956 (Minute marker 11).  We also discuss the odd tale of Jim Bridger from the Legends of the West sheet as well as Jerimiah Johnston (18 minute marker).  We also answer a question from one of our listeners on what the difference between Printers Waste and a true Error (minute marker 27).

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