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).
Welcome to episode #129 - This week we have An OPEN LETTER to the post office with ideas on what/how to commemorate World War 1 which is 100 years ago NOW, and NO STAMPS BEING ISSUED? This is #STAMP WORTHY to the maximum. Sargent York, Henry Johnson and the Harlem Hellfighters, Lenah Higby and the women who maintained the war effort, General Blackjack Pershing, the Battle of the Meus-Argon, The "Lost Battalion" and more.
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
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.
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.
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).
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)
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.
Welcome to Episode #118. They say that Stamp Collecting is the food of life. Well actually I just made that up but it does make a great transition to the new Mexican Food stamps coming out (5 minute marker) as well as the stamps from Bangeladesh, Malasia and the Philippines for Jack Fruit (18 minutmark). After listening to this podcast, tell us if you are hungry.
Well here is episode #117 - Ever have one of those days? We did.