Stamp of the Week – Addendum to Self Adhesive Stamp post May 17

My original intention of a Stamp of the Week post was to take a stamp in my collection, post an image of it and point out a few facts. A five minute philatelic escape, a moment to share my passion with other collectors. Simple enough. But as we know, each stamp has a deep andContinue reading “Stamp of the Week – Addendum to Self Adhesive Stamp post May 17”

Stamp of the Week

This week we feature the Priority Express Mail Stamp Grand Central Terminal, New York. It is part of the American Land Marks Series launched in 2008. It was designed by Derry Noyes and Phil Jordan. The print run of 3,000,000 stamps was done with the photogravure process. The printer was Avery Dennison. These stamps wereContinue reading “Stamp of the Week”

Stamp of the Week – Addendum #5 Fantasy Stamps

Taking a break from office work, I found myself looking at my stock books full of stamps – again. As I moved the big magnifying glass from one stamp to another, my mind went into ‘what if’ mode. For a few minutes I was in charge of the stamp designing department of the United StatesContinue reading “Stamp of the Week – Addendum #5 Fantasy Stamps”