USA 1934 Admiral Bird Sheet of 6 First day Cover and More

In my quest to complete the Major Numbers of my USA collection (at “least” from 1930 through 2010), I have, as you can imagine, quite a few holes. Filling these holes is sometimes a challenge, so I have decided that, when possible, fill the hole with something interesting. This brings us to the Admiral Byrd […]

Chile – Color and Watermark Varieties of the 1934-1953 Airmail Series

The set of stamps, Chile Airmails of Scott Type AP4 and AP9 were first issued in a series that ran from 1934-1939. A second unwatermarked series was issued 1944-1955, and a final series with different colors issued in 1951-1953. In addition to the cataloged color and watermark varieties, there are also quite a few color […]

Canal Zone 1941 Airmail Cover to Washington DC

The following cover was sent via Airmail from Fort Clayton, Canal Zone to Ellen Holland in Washington DC. It initially was postmarked in Fort Clayton on October 13th, 1941. ┬áThen postmarked again upon arrival in Washington DC on October 16th. Fort Clayton was a US Army Base in the Canal Zone.   This cover features […]