Day 3 – In 1964, four different traditional stamp designs were issued in a pane of 100 stamps.  This is the first year more than one design was issued.  The red, green and black stamps are among my favorite holiday stamps, with the clearly engraved images and distinct holiday colors…..  1964 – Holly, Mistletoe, Poinsettia and a Sprig of Conifer... Happy Holidays from World Stamp Show-NY2016

Day 3 – In 1964, four different traditional stamp designs were issued in a pane of 100 stamps. This is the first year more than one design was issued. The red, green and black stamps are among my favorite holiday stamps, with the clearly engraved images and distinct holiday colors….. 1964 – Holly, Mistletoe, Poinsettia and a Sprig of Conifer... Happy Holidays from World Stamp Show-NY2016

Why I collect stamps reason #6: Fascinating people are depicted on stamps, such as Queen Salote of Tonga, who became queen when she was just 18 years old and led her country and her people with dignity and honor.

Why I collect stamps reason #6: Fascinating people are depicted on stamps, such as Queen Salote of Tonga, who became queen when she was just 18 years old and led her country and her people with dignity and honor.

In 1847, the United States issued its first postage stamps. The 5¢ stamp commemorated Benjamin Franklin (first Postmaster General) and the 10¢ stamp George Washington (first U.S. President). The images were engraved and printed from steel plates.

In 1847, the United States issued its first postage stamps. The 5¢ stamp commemorated Benjamin Franklin (first Postmaster General) and the 10¢ stamp George Washington (first U.S. President). The images were engraved and printed from steel plates.

SPECAL POSTAGE STAMPS FOR KOREAN FOLKWAYS,  sedan chair, Bride, traditional culture, white, blue, green, 1984 09 01, 한국풍속 결혼, 1984년 09월 01일, 1359, 가마를 타고 가는 신부, postage 우표

SPECAL POSTAGE STAMPS FOR KOREAN FOLKWAYS, sedan chair, Bride, traditional culture, white, blue, green, 1984 09 01, 한국풍속 결혼, 1984년 09월 01일, 1359, 가마를 타고 가는 신부, postage 우표

USA vintage postage stamp showing an image of a mailbox at Christmas stuffed full of packages and parcels Stock Photo

USA vintage postage stamp showing an image of a mailbox at Christmas stuffed full of packages and parcels Stock Photo

Born in New York City

Born in New York City

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