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What happens when the paper is loaded into the machine the wrong way? You end up with some nifty computer-vended stamp inverts.
One of two 24¢ Jenny Invert error stamps owned by the American Philatelic Research Library will be auctioned by Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries.
The stamp design, based on a black-and-white photograph, shows Earhart standing in front of her Lockheed Electra airplane, the same plane that would disappear without a trace on July 2, 1937.
Philately has been one of the world’s most popular hobbies for well over a century. And the market for stamp collecting has traditionally been made up of three main groups of collectors. In his latest Apfelbaum’s Corner post, John Apfelbaum writes about how Baby Boomers are taking over the most important of those three groups.
03/19/2017Two prominent collectors, recently deceased, had strong connections to Linn’s and Scott The stamp hobby lost two important collectors in recent weeks: postal stationery researcher and collector Charles A. Fricke, and former United States Postmaster General Benjamin Franklin Bailar.