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The Americana Stamp Series

Between 1975 and 1981, the freedoms of the United States were honored with the Americana Stamp Series. The stamps contain images from Colonial America; they feature…

A memorial stamp from 1962. The yellow was inverted and the stamp continued to be printed in such a way to avoid any speculation.

Errors, Freaks and Oddities

Here is a cheat sheet for anyone starting out in stamp collecting or anyone interested in collecting stamps with printing mistakes. Errors, freaks and oddities (EFOs) apply…

An example of Farley's Follies

Farley’s Follies

James A. Farley was the Postmaster General during the 1930s, but that’s not the only thing he’s remembered for. In the stamp collecting world he’s known…

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