Welcome to Stamp Show Here Today Episode #171
Today we are discussing our favorite stamps. This is a visual thing so anyone who wants to see the stamps go to our Facebook page at StampShowHereToday to see the stamps.
We also answer a listener email on eBay pictures. Size of the pictures matters and having access to a easy to use picture editor will help anyone selling on eBay.
Welcome to Stamp Show Here Today – Episode #170
Puffins beaks glow – So what you may ask (OK Fair enough). Well…. Non sequitur segue to the story of the Lundy postal service.
Another Non sequitur segue is to the use of UV lights in philately.
Welcome to Stamp Show Here Today – Episode #169
Today we are discussing Bisects but we wonder off here and there to discuss Franks 3 cent stamps, the world’s largest stamp and some of the smallest stamps
Enjoy the rambling journey of the Bisect.
Welcome to Stamp Show Here Today – Episode #168
Last week we discussed stamp investing and mister Bill Gross’s upcoming auction sale of some of the best stamps of the United States.
We, today we go to the other side and discuss Warren Buffett and his brief journey into stamp collecting/investing. So if you are afraid of the “I” word (Investing) curl up with your comfort animal in your safe space and prepare to hear all about the 4 cent blue eagle airmail stamp.
Welcome to episode #167
After a long witty banter (or just banter) section we discuss the upcoming Bill Gross sale of the greatest stamps in US Philately (19 minute marker). After that it is all about Mister Zip. Yes this eclectic fellow of old is discussed from origins to a possible evil twin. (31 minute marker).
Enjoy or Mister Zip will come to get you!
Welcome to episode #166.
We are looking at the news stories which you may have missed. It is amazing that with virtually nothing going on in today’s news these tidbits were not jumped on by the news media.
Welcome to episode #165.
Short and sweet – it is all about Silkote paper.
Welcome to episode #164.
Today we are discussing Real Estate Stamps. With all the discussion on real estate we have to ask… Can we tie this to stamp collecting? Well the answer is obviously yes. We discuss the Red Revenues of the 1940s to the 1950s that adorn almost every deed of that time period. (6 minute marker)
Welcome to episode #163.
Today we discuss the famous Americans set of stamps from 1940.
Welcome to Episode #162.
There were a few stamps printed by the United States specifically for World War 1. These include the very elusive AEF (American Expeditionary Forces) stamps printed for the use of soldiers to mail letters home, and also the War Savings stamps (to pay for the war). We discuss some things about the AEF stamps that may allow you to find some of these gems. We also discuss what the War Savings stamps are and how they were used.
World War 1 is 100 years old this year… Happy Birthday (4 minute marker)