Costa Rica Stamps – Postcard With Mixed Franking From The 1901-1907 Issues

postcard with mixed franking from the 1901-1907 issues

Finding a postcard with mixed franking from the 1901-1907 issues is not that easy. A common practice for Costa Rica stamps during the late 1800’s and the early 1900’s was to demonetize issues as soon as the following was allowed to circulate. In October 15th, 1907 the 1901 issue was demonetized to give its place … Read more Costa Rica Stamps – Postcard With Mixed Franking From The 1901-1907 Issues

Costa Rica Stamps: Official Cover Sent To Mauritania In 1919

There are moments in the philatelic life where an amazing and unique item arrives. This happened to me yesterday when i went to the post office to get an envelope containing this awesome official cover sent to Mauritania in 1919. Yes, an official cover sent to Mauritania in 1919! But, What was the route this … Read more Costa Rica Stamps: Official Cover Sent To Mauritania In 1919

The best way to store and handle full stamp panes

If you’re a stamp collector like me, it doesn’t matter if they’re FDCs, single stamps, errors, postal history or postcards, you want them all! But there are some items that are a little harder to manage: full panes -or sheets if you prefer-. And the same question always pops up: What’s the best way to … Read more The best way to store and handle full stamp panes