Charlie Chaplin, comic actor, composer and film director. Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.

Charlie Chaplin, comic actor, composer and film director. Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.

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. All rights reserved.

Simon Weisenthal, Holocaust survivor and Nazi war criminal hunter. He began collecting stamps in 1948, in order to combat his insomnia.

Simon Weisenthal, Holocaust survivor and Nazi war criminal hunter. He began collecting stamps in 1948, in order to combat his insomnia.

Objectivist author Ayn Rand. Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.

Objectivist author Ayn Rand. Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.

The Cardinal Spellman Philatelic Museum in Weston, Massachusetts received the late President Dwight D. Eisenhower's stamp collection after his death.

The Cardinal Spellman Philatelic Museum in Weston, Massachusetts received the late President Dwight D. Eisenhower's stamp collection after his death.

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.

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.

Opera singer Lily Pons said, "Stamp collecting — like music — makes one part of a great world-wide fraternity . . ."

Opera singer Lily Pons said, "Stamp collecting — like music — makes one part of a great world-wide fraternity . . ."

31st President of the United States Herbert Hoover was a stamp collector and, with his successor FDR, a member of the American Philatelic Society.

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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