Tag Archives: USA stamp

Heres hoping a happy valentines day leads to family unity

I wanted a stamp with hearts for Valentines, but did not really know what to say about one of the hippy like messages of peace and love that are the central to many recent stamp issues. This stamp turned out to be about celebrating intact families. As Frank Sinatra sung, “Love and Marriage go together […]

The Rotarians, putting service above self

Welcome readers to todays offering from The Philatelist. So slip on your smoking jacket, fill your pipe, take your first sip of your adult beverage, and sit back in your most comfortable chair. Today we get to talk about a great organization that helped build communities in the USA and around the world and how […]

Merry Christmas

Today I wanted to wish everyone a Merry Christmas. The stamp today is issue A765 a depiction of the angel Gabriel from a van Eck painting. It is only worth 25 cents because a lot of people were still sending Christmas cards and letters in 1968. I sent mine this year I hope you did […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

I wanted to wish everybody the best on Thanksgiving. I could not find a turkey, the animal, stamp but I thought this one fit nicely. It is issue A663 and reminds us that on Thanksgiving and every day we should be thankful of God’s bounty while remembering those less fortunate.

Remembering Whitney Young

Welcome readers to todays offering from The Philatelist. So slip on your smoking jacket, fill your pipe, take your first sip of your adult beverage, and sit back in your most comfortable chair. We have an interesting story to tell where we remember a civil rights leader from an important time in United States history. […]

An American poet ignores the rules but the rulemakers hand out the honor

Welcome readers to todays offering from The Philatelist. So slip on your smoking jacket, fill your pipe, take your first sip of your adult beverage, and sit back in your most comfortable chair. We have an interesting story to tell where in my opinion the honor of this stamp would not have been appreciated and […]

Happy Veterans Day!

Thanks to all who have served in the armed forces. Both here in the USA and all around the world. This stamp is issue A376 and shows the famous picture of the flag being raised by the Marines on Iwo Jima. The picture is so iconic then and now because it shows the immense struggle […]

Celebrate the treaty but reserve your right to violate it.

Welcome readers to todays offering from The Philatelist. So slip on your smoking jacket, fill your pipe, take your first sip of your adult beverage, and sit back in your most comfortable chair. We have an interesting story to tell of ground breaking treaty that seeks to prevent groundbreaking and how the USA celebrates the […]