Famous Stamp Collectors
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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U.S. presidents on U.S. postage stamps
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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Lily Pons was born in 1898 near Cannes, France. She studied at the Paris Conservatory, moved to Cannes at the beginning of World War I, and made her operatic debut in 1925, singing various coloratura roles in French provincial opera houses. Pons was discovered by Giovanni Zenatello, who took her to ... Browse all the colorful stamps through the history of the United States of America. Search for stamps by topic, date, commemoration, subject matter. A great resource on stamps for the casual stamp collector, a true philatelist, or just a visitor interested in the colorful stamps through our history.
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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.
US .5¢ stamp honouring Winston Churchill, 1965
Winston Churchill, 1965
Arago: Churchill Memorial Issue
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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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.
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Dracula as played by actor Bela Lugosi in the 1931 classic horror movie
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Cool! Bela Lugosi as Dracula US Postage Stamp.
Bela Lugosi-Dracula Stamp.
Universal Monsters Stamps 1997 - Dracula Vampire Monster Count played by Bela Lugosi as the undead blood sucking creature horror film movie portrait poster Halloween Holiday decoration mask like costume
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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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Ansel Easton Adams (February 20, 1902 – April 22, 1984) was an American photographer and environmentalist, best known for his black-and-white photographs of the American West, especially in Yosemite National Park.
Citation: Ansel Adams, 1974 / Mimi Jacobs, photographer. [Photographs of artists taken by Mimi Jacobs, photographer], Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Ansel Adams. Photo by Mimi Jacobs. Smithsonian Archives of American Art (1974) #photography #beards
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Ansel Adams portrait by Mimi Jacobs
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Objectivist author Ayn Rand. Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
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The Cultists Lose Their Minds After Barack Obama Says Ayn Rand is for Teenagers. Very amusing article.. "There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs." ~Paul Robin Krugman
The painting of Ayn Rand by Nicholas Gaetano that was used for a U.S. postage stamp.
Ayn Rand, author of The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged
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Cover of the Libertarian classic Atlas Shrugged
Ayn Rand... check out Atlas Shrugged.
Art Deco Ayn Rand Stamp
Ayn Rand Postage Stamp
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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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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, New York. This was the first stamp I bought when I started collecting stamps. It is from a picture of FDR sitting in a 1932 Ford convertible and the car is in the FDR museum at Hyde Park.
Always, a beautiful smile. Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd president of the United States. Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd president of the United States. Copyright United States Postal Service. This stamp was released in his centennial year, 1982.
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, New York. T
20c Franklin D. Roosevelt single - his museum/library in upstate New York is worth a visit
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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Franklin D. Roosevelt Postage Stamp: 32nd President of the United States.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, born 1882, Hyde Park, New York
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.
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Simon Wiesenthal, (1908 – 2005) was an Austrian Jewish Holocaust survivor who became famous after World War II for his work as a Nazi hunter.
Simon Weisenthal, Holocaust survivor. author NIGHT, and Nazi war criminal hunter. He began collecting stamps in 1948, in order to combat his insomnia.
Photograph of Simon Weisenthal The world knows Simon Wiesenthal as a Holocaust survivor who tracked down Nazi war criminals for more than half a century. He located almost 1,100 Nazi fugitives during his career.
Simon Weisenthal, Holocaust survivor and Nazi war criminal hunter.
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Pioneering aviator Amelia Earhart.
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As of this moment, you need eight of these Amelia Earhart stamps plus a one cent stamp. So write small. :)
Issued in 1963, this two color engraved design shows us Amelia Earhart in the foreground, and her Lockheed 10E Special "Electra" aircraft in the background. It was the Lockheed Electra in which Earhart disappeared along with her navigator Fred Noonan in 1937. Aviator heros and their aircraft are popular icons for airmail stamps the world over. This stamp combines both. Fittingly, the carmine and maroon colors match the color of the definetive issue of the day of the same denomination.
1963 airmail stamp honoring Earhart with her Lockheed Electra plane
Amelia Earhart USA Air Mail postage stamp (1963).
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Amelia Earhart stamp
U.S. Airmail Stamps: Amelia Earhart
A visual study of the US airmail stamps: Amelia Earhart.
Arago: Amelia Earhart Issue
Charlie Chaplin, comic actor, composer and film director. Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.