Welcome to Stamp Show Here Today Episode #198 - Today we are discussing the elections of President Lincoln and Jefferson Davis, who were elected on the same date one year apart. We also discuss online modern companies and startups going back to using the postal system for advertising. Scott and Tom will be at Chicagopex next week and there will most likely not be a show then. Enjoy.
Welcome to Stamp Show Here Today Episode #197 - Today we are discussing the Colombian Exposition of 1893 including its link to H. H. Holmes, the nations first serial killer. Also the U.S. Supreme Court is going to hear a patent case involving the USPS, and the Colombian Issue of stamps that came out for the Exposition. We also discuss United Kingdom and Canada Christmas issues and upcoming shows, including the Black River Stamp Clubs Ohio show that is going to feature an airmail exhibit. Enjoy.
Welcome to Stamp Show Here Today Episode #196 - Sorry I got to this one a little late. Today we are discussing the first person to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel, The United States leaving the Universal Postal Union, and a discussion on the Pan-American Expositions postal showcase and the stamps that were issued by the United States. We also discuss a new Canadian Issue and upcoming stamp shows. Enjoy.
Welcome to Stamp Show Here Today Episoe #194 - Today we are discussing national stamp collecting month, a post office break-in in Alabama, the difficulties of early zip code adoption, and the APS' special interest page. Also there is a give away for the remainder of this month in clebration of National stamp collecting month. Enjoy.
Welcome to Stamp Show Here Today Episoe #193 - Today we are discussing special delivery, a 24% drop in stock price for Royal Mail, patent cancels and more. Enjoy.
Welcome to Stamp Show Here Today Episode #190 - Today we are discussing Mao Zedong and the recently discovered C3a "Inverted Jenny" discovered in a Chicago area bank vault. We will also discuss plate numbers and plate blocks and new issues including both the United States and Canada's first responder stamps, and the final release of the United Kingdom's World War I centenary issue. Enjoy
Welcome to Stamp Show Here Today Episode #189 - Today we will be discussing National Neither Rain nor Shine Day, A secret stamp society that got some steel from the San Francisco Bay Bridge, and younger collectors. We also discuss starting a stamp collection at low cost and upcoming shows. Enjoy.
Welcome to Stamp Show Here Today Episode #188 - Today we will be discussing womens right to vote, Franking, and President Trump taking on postal rates. Also a follow up on the Canada e-commerce contest, other postal related news, upcoming shows, new issues and a Hot Wheels release update.
Welcome to episode #186. Today we do a wrap-up of the APS convention in Columbus Georgia which ended last Sunday. Scott and Mark were there, and they share their observations about the first day ceremony for the Dragon stamps as well as the market place and other tidbits. (1-minute marker).
As a follow-up we also went to and will discuss the first day ceremony for the Magic stamps (10-minutee marker).
We discuss the new issue coming from the Royal Mail for the “Old Vic” which is a 200-year-old theater in London and the subjects are many movie stars – who also were theater stars – GREAT for a topical collector. We then discuss another topical of BEES on stamps. (15 ½-minute marker).
Lastly, we discuss how to mail your stamps. (26-minute marker)
Welcome to episode #154. With the Last Jedi having just come out, we had to discuss Star Wars stamps. Don’t worry, there are no spoilers so if you haven’t seen the movie – you will not have it spoiled for you. We also discuss the new Game of Thrones stamp set coming out because there are Dragons! (13 minute marker).
After that, we have Jim Forte who is one of the leading dealers in postal history in the country. He continues the discussion we had last week on Cancel Collecting and has some fantastic insights (29 minute marker).
Before we “officially” started the podcast, Jim also shared his experience with selling stamps on Amazon, Hipstamps and eBay as well as DelCamp and his own web site PostalHistory.com. It was so good I didn’t cut it down… as you will see when Dawn asks “when is the podcast starting?”.