Welcome to Stamp Show Here Today Episode #181
Today we discuss German East Africa in World War 1 and General Vorbeck. This interesting area, that most people couldn’t point to on a map in a drunken bet but after this episode, you will know all these colonies and what they did in World War 1.
Then on a happier note, we discuss pre-war Austria and their experiment with adding varnish bars to stamps.
Welcome to Stamp Show Here Today Episode #180
Today we tell you all the post office news you need to know (not really).
Welcome to Stamp Show Here Today Episode #179
Today we are discussing the Simpsons and Precancels.
We discuss a 2 cent Harding stamp (GO TO FACEBOOK; TO THE STAMP SHOW HERE TODAY PAGE, TO SEE IT) that has a precancel from Springfield so we couldn’t help ourselves but to discuss the Simpsons.
Then, because we are a stamp podcast we also delve into the precancel itself and discuss the history of precanceled stamps. Why, How, When – we cover all the bases on precancels on stamps including if one with full gum that has never been used is “Mint” or not.
Welcome to Stamp Show Here Today Episode #178
This week we are talking about stamps that just make you go WTF? (Yes we have a long intro – and that is an odd one also).
Also Stamp Collecting Comic Books.
Welcome to Stamp Show Here Today Episode #177
Today we are discussing Souvenir Sheets.
Welcome to Stamp Show Here Today Episode #176
Today we have a special guest. Author Rick Barrett who wrote the book “Buffalo Cinderellas, The Gentleman, The Huckster and the Pan American Exposition. Fantastic book by the way. Everyone should buy one but of the 500 book print run only 200 remain so…. If this is of interest I would not delay.
Welcome to Stamp Show Here Today Episode #175
Today we ask the question “How did Morocco cause World War 1?” Are we crazy? Well listen and let’s see if you agree that the seeds of World War 1 go back to the 1905 Morocco crisis. Also, as Scott would ask, “What does this have to do with stamps?”. Well we cover the fascinating stamp issues which arose from this and the other “dominoes” that caused World War 1.
We also give a shout out to Bradley Fritts who won the ITS NOT JUST STAMPS award at Westpex 2018.
Lastly, as we are discussing World War 1, we talk about expertizing the AEF stamp booklet panes issued for the american soldiers in France.
Welcome to Stamp Show Here Today Episode #174
This week we talk about just a lot of stuff. Just whatever pops into our heads (0 minute marker because – well after you listen it will be obvious).
Welcome to Stamp Show Here Today Episode #173
This week we will be talking about the new dollar value Lady Liberty stamps which will have their first day ceremony at the American Philatelic Society headquarters. We discuss the APS also, and strongly suggest that if you are not a member that you should be.
We also discuss the other first day ceremonies, the Dragon and Magic stamps and then open some listener mail.
Welcome to Stamp Show Here Today Episode #172
This week we are discussing the new airmail stamps that just came out and also some history of the US Airmail Service.