Category Archives: Philatelic


The 2014 66th Annual Czech Days design created by Josie Pechous of Tabor, SD which will appear on a special stamped Cachet Envelope designed by Sandy Sykora, may be purchased from the Post Office by sending a stamped, self-addressed envelope … Continue reading

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A Note Regarding Czechoslovak Dealers

FYI.  In looking for dealers of Czechoslovak material, I lucked into the following.  Jack Ott is a local dealer who also organizes shows. His largest show is held at the Elks Club in Fairfax, VA.  This weekend (9/07-9/08) was one … Continue reading

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Free digital copy of “Czechout”

In celebration of the Czechoslovak Philatelic Society of Great Britain’s diamond jubilee, interested parties are invited to receive a free digital copy of the June 2013 issue of the Society’s journal Czechout. This digital copy may be obtained by sending an email to and … Continue reading

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APS Educational Opportunities

. May 2013 Do More, Learn More, Enjoy More Don’t Miss Summer Seminar on Philately 2013 June 16-21 at the American Philatelic Center, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania Announcing Electives and General Sessions Each day you will hear of exciting new developments from various corners of … Continue reading

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Three Czechoslovak Philatelic Websites by Mark Wilson

As a retired programmer I have put my skills to use to help bring Czechoslovak philately to the Internet. So far, I have created three websites. The first is of general interest to collectors ranging from beginner to expert, Czechoslovakia and … Continue reading

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London’s Subterranean Secret: The Forgotten Mail Train London’s Subterranean Secret: The Forgotten Mail Train As a former Londoner, born & raised, who thought she knew everything there was to know about the city, finding out that there’s been a secret Royal Mail underground  train line beneath … Continue reading

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Welcome to the World of Stamp Exhibiting

For more information about exhibiting, check out the American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors at Welcome to The World of Stamp Exhibiting!by Tom Fortunato Preface The following articles appeared in the Junior Philatelists of America’s publication, The Philatelic Observer, from 1994 to … Continue reading

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