It has happened to us all: when you think you know it all, something appears and hits you with the awful truth: you know nothing! That happened to me the first time I saw this Museo Nacional Postal Card. Let’s start by first describing it: This postal card’s design is very basic. It has Costa … Read more Costa Rica Stamps: Museo Nacional Postal Card
Something I like about stamps is taking my time to look for varieties and errors. Those small details that has escaped to other people during either a little or a lot of time. For this, I have always needed a scanner to magnify and archive the images…not anymore! I’m saying goodbye to my good old … Read more Goodbye scanner, hello macro lens for smartphone
Errors from the Jesus Jimenez issue that can be found are: shifted perforations, natural paper folds and mirror impressions. Approved by the decree #6 of January 12th, 1923. The Jesus Jimenez issue was the third stamp issue printed in Costa Rica by Litografia Nacional. And it’s key to state that quality wasn’t a component at … Read more Errors From The Jesus Jimenez Issue
Download Costa Rica Revenue & Postage Society’s magazine number 36. Edited by Alvaro Castro, this issue is full of interesting articles waiting for you. This issues has articles on Costa Rica stamps, Panama and Honduras Philately. Want to buy the best philatelic supplies? Remember to visit the ultimate stamp collecting supplies list. Make sure to review … Read more Costa Rica Revenue & Postage Society Timbre 36
I’ve reached a point that I need to start protecting all the nice items I’ve bought: stamps and lately…postal cards and postcards. Protecting stamps is easy: stockbooks and albums, but how to protect and store postal cards and postcards? The most common damage made to postal cards and postcards is creased corners…and believe me it … Read more How To Protect And Store Postal Cards And Postcards?