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Christmas Postage Stamps

The holidays are here and with such, so are the Christmas inspired postage stamps.  Like in the United States, many countries around the world issue Christmas themed postage stamps each year.  It is widely believed that Canada issued the first Christmas postage stamps in 1898, although they were not terribly festive looking.  Those 2 cent [...]

The Little Prince

The Little Prince was written in New York in 1943 by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.  He was a French aviator who was working and living in the United States at the time of its writing and it was by far his most famous novel.  Although the book is considered a simple children’s tale, it is filled [...]

Stamp Center – Postage Stamps For Everyone

Before the days of the internet, postage stamp collectors had a far more difficult time finding stamps from different countries.  They were likely limited to trading with other local collectors, waiting for a special letter to arrive in the mail, or if they were lucky, they knew of a good Stamp Dealer. Stamp Dealers are [...]

France’s Birth Of Boy & Girl Postage Stamps

In years long past, parents announced the birth of a new child with a cigar adorned with a pink or blue band and a hardy handshake.  In today’s world, parents around the world are finding creative ways to let the world know that a new baby has arrived. Now I must admit that I don’t [...]