Monday, August 26, 2013

1991-92 WORLD WAR 2 SOUVENIR SHEETS SCOTT #2559 & #2697

U. S. Post Office printed a series of 5 souvenir sheets commemorating World War 2. I now have the first 2 sheets in that series up for a 7 day auction beginning 8-25-13, starting at just 99 cents. These sheets are what is called double sheets as they contain 2 souvenir sheets on 1 page. To go to auction please  click here

Sunday, August 25, 2013


Printed for the Stamp Expo held in San Francisco, Ca. 5-29-97 to 6-9-97, Pacific "97" souvenir sheets honor Benjamin Franklin with a sheet of twelve 50 cent stamps, and a second sheet honoring George Washington with a sheet of twelve 60 cent stamps. Both souvenir sheets are now up for auction beginning 8-25-13 for 7 days and starting at just 99 cents. For auction  click here

Tuesday, August 20, 2013


John Wayne was born May 26, 1907, in Winterset, Iowa. He received his first leading film role in The Big Trail (1930). Working with John Ford, he got his next big break  in Stagecoach (1939). His career as an actor took another leap forward when he worked with director Howard Hawks in Red River (1948). Wayne won his first Academy Award in 1969. He died of cancer in 1979.
In his early years, Wayne was a good scholar and earned a football scholarship to college where he excelled on the field until an injury ended his football career and scholarship. While in college he appeared in a couple of football movies for Hollywood. After his football career ended he turned to Hollywood and became a bit actor in Westerns for about 10 years. When he made Stagecoach in 1939 he became a big hit and the movie earned 7 Academy Awards. For the next 40 years, until his death in 1979,  Wayne was an American Idol.
Offered up for auction for 7 days beginning 8-20-13, starting at 99 cents is the following souvenir sheet of John Wayne. For all movie buffs and stamp collectors  click here.

Monday, August 5, 2013


During the years of printing souvenir sheets, none has been so nostalgic as the American Cartoon series. I now offer for auction, starting at 99 cents, 4 different souvenir sheets of some of our favorite cartoon characters. Auction begins 8-5-13 and runs for 7 days. For auction click here.

Thursday, August 1, 2013


These two color stamps were the first stamps printed after the turn of the century and signified the dawn of the Industrial Age. This set of six stamps showcased the progress that the New World made during the 19th century. Up for a 7 day auction, starting at 99 cents, is a used set of the 6 stamps beginning 8-1-13.  You may go to the auction by click here. Please take in consideration that these stamps are 112 years old.