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Guam: The First Issue (1899)

By |August 25th, 2015|

The island of Guam, formerly administered as part of the Spanish Philippine Islands, was occupied by American troops in 1899 during the Spanish-American War.

United States Precancels (1911)

By |August 24th, 2015|

Air Mail Stamps: Made to Fly

By |August 22nd, 2015|

I rather like Air Mail stamps of the world, used on airmail covers (of course), which logically is why they were issued. The sight of the familiar blue and red bordered airmail envelope emits a subliminal message, evoking images of distant, beckoning, exotic places. For me, at least.

United States Stamps: Space (2015)

By |July 26th, 2015|

Stamps of Sweden & United States: Ingrid Bergman (2015)

By |July 21st, 2015|

Stamps of Spain: Juan Ponce de León (2014)

By |July 21st, 2015|

United States Stamps: Summer Harvest (2015)

By |July 10th, 2015|

United States Mail Delivery (c. 1905)

By |June 30th, 2015|

U.S. Post Offices: Columbus, New Mexico (1916)

By |June 20th, 2015|

United States Stamps: Swallowtail Butterfly (2015)

By |June 18th, 2015|

Postal History: Charles Dana Gibson Illustrator 1868-1944

By |June 14th, 2015|

United States Stamps: Penguins (2015)

By |June 9th, 2015|

U.S. Post Offices: Ponsford, Minnesota (2012)

By |May 26th, 2015|

U.S. Post Office and Courthouse: Alexandria, Virginia (1918)

By |May 25th, 2015|

Stamps of the United States: Songbirds (2014)

By |May 20th, 2015|