Famous Stamp Collectors
Famous Stamp Collectors
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31st President of the United States Herbert Hoover was a stamp collector and, with his successor FDR, a member of the American Philatelic Society.
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US Stamp 1965 - Herbert Hoover, 31st US Pres 1929-1933. This 5-cent stamp honoring President Herbert Hoover (1874-1964) was first placed on sale on August 10, 1965, at West Branch, Iowa.
Herbert Hoover 1965 Issue-5c - Issued on his birthday, the 5-cent commemorative issue honoring President Herbert Hoover was first placed on sale on August 10, 1965, at West Branch, Iowa, the place of Hoover's birth. The issue was released less than one year after Hoover's passing in 1964. This is the first US Postage issue Herbert Hoover has appeared on. He appears again on the AMERIPEX series of presidents issued in 1986.
Arago: Herbert Hoover Issue
The Cardinal Spellman Philatelic Museum in Weston, Massachusetts received the late President Dwight D. Eisenhower's stamp collection after his death.
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Famous vintage US postage stamp - Dwight D. Eisenhower
Arago: 6-cent Eisenhower
Opera singer Lily Pons said, "Stamp collecting — like music — makes one part of a great world-wide fraternity . . ."
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Arago: American Music Series: Opera Singers Issue
British Prime Minister Winston Churchill collected stamps as a boy.
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British Prime Minister Winston Churchill collected stamps as a boy. He was, of course, also a prolific writer.
British Prime Minister Winston Churchill . This 5-cent United States postage stamp honoring Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965) was first placed on sale on May 13, 1965, through the Fulton, Missouri, post office. It was on the campus of Westminster College in Fulton that Churchill made his famous "Iron Curtain" speech in 1946. Designed by Richard Hurd, the stamp is based on the famous "Angry Lion" photograph by Yousuf Karsh of Ottawa, Canada.
Arago: Churchill Memorial Issue
Film star Bela Lugosi, seen here as Dracula, began collecting stamps after his wife started saving them from postmarked envelopes. His collection reportedly numbered over 150,000 at one point.
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*DRACULA ~ Bela Lugosi postage stamp
This issue of Horror Classics stamp collection is what got me started on stamp collecting.
Dracula as played by actor Bela Lugosi in the 1931 classic horror movie
♥~ By the end of the twentieth century, over 300 motion pictures were made about vampires, and over 100 of them featured Dracula. Over 1,000 vampire novels were published, most within the past 25 years. Click for more fascinating vampire facts--
Dracula Stamp by Thomas Blackshear
1997 - USPS -Bela Lugos -In 1997, the United States Postal Service released a series of five Classic Movie Monsters postage stamps. Along with fellow fright icons Lon Chaney (The Phantom of the Opera), Lon Chaney, Jr. (The Wolf Man), and Boris Karloff (Frankenstein and The Mummy), Lugosi was featured as the undying Dracula.
Arago: Classic Movie Monsters
FDR-era Postmaster General James A. Farley got in a bit of trouble over giving as political favors these philatelic souvenirs signed by himself and the president - the scandal was called "Farley's Follies."
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Arago: 10-cent Great Smoky Mountains
Stephanie Wilson: American engineer and NASA astronaut, second African American woman to go into space.
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Stephanie Wilson: American engineer and NASA astronaut, second African American woman to go into space. ~Repinned Via Catherine Ruff
Photographer Ansel Adams.
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"It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment." ~ Ansel Adams (famous artist)
"It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment." ~ Ansel Adams (1902 – 1984) American photographer and environmentalist.
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"It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment." ~ Ansel Adams (1902 – 1984) #icon #pioneer #anseladams #history #photography #quotes
Ansel Adams, from the [Photographs of artists taken by Mimi Jacobs, photographer] - Image Gallery
Objectivist author Ayn Rand. Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
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Ayn Rand, author of The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged
Arago: 1999 Literary Arts Series: Ayn Rand Issue
Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd president of the United States. Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
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20c Franklin D. Roosevelt single
A 20-cent commemorative stamp honoring Franklin Delano Roosevelt was issued on the 100th anniversary of his birth, January 30, 1982, at his birthplace, Hyde Park, N.Y The First Day of Issue was held at the Roosevelt estate, where he and his wife, are buried.F.D.Roosevelt was the 32nd president of the United States.The stamp was based on a photograph, in his touring car taking reporters to see tree plantings at Hyde Park on July 4, 1937. The designer and modeler was Clarence Holbert
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Arago: Franklin Delano Roosevelt Issue
Simon Weisenthal, Holocaust survivor and Nazi war criminal hunter. He began collecting stamps in 1948, in order to combat his insomnia.
Simon Wiesenthal, (1908 – 2005) was an Austrian Jewish Holocaust survivor who became famous after World War II for his work as a Nazi hunter.
Arago: Simon Wiesenthal
Pioneering aviator Amelia Earhart.