insightsThe many different ways of collecting and saving postmarks
January 23, 2012 02:13 PMEach new calendar reminds me of one of my fun stamp collections that is actually mounted in a desk calendar. It is a postmark collection, and the object of it is to find a stamp with a clear dated postmark that represents every day on the calendar.
insightsCollecting a long stamp series can be challenging — and fun
January 09, 2012 02:23 PMThe first of such stamps that may spring to mind is the ubiquitous Great Britain Queen Elizabeth II definitives known as the Machins. The queen's portrait on these stamps shows a sculpture by artist Arnold Machin.