It's National Stamp Collecting Month, the perfect time to launch our new APS Stamp Chat series, “Stamp Chat: Stamp Stories”. This series invites collectors from around the hobby to share their philatelic origin stories.
Our first "Stamp Stories" premieres Friday, October 16th at 3 PM EDT. We will have APS Director of Expertizing, Ken Martin, stamp artistst Terry Amman, postal historian Daniel Kurz, philatelic influencer Casey Jo White, cachet maker and YPLF grad Dani Leviss, the Rookie Philatelist, Citizen Jennifer, and YPLF grads Michael Cortese & Charles Epting from "Conversations with Philatelists" as our guests. Register for this Stamp Chat here..
On Friday, October 23rd at 3 PM EDT we host another "Stamp Stories". Guests for this show include: Laura Glazer of Portland CorrespondenceCoop, Warachal Faison of ESPER, Kurt Streepy of First Issues Collectors Club, Dr. Michele Bresso, Ted Tyszka of "Ted Talks Stamps", Jack Topping of JET Philatelics, and others from around the hobby. Register for this APS Stamp Chat here.
Every collector started somewhere and this series is geared to highlight the myriad entry points into the hobby and the many paths philately can take. Invite a friend and share the gift of the hobby of kings and queens.
It is our hope that these APS Stamp Chats and these "Stamp Stories" in particular contribute to the fundamental properties of our hobby: collecting, connecting, learning, and inspiring.
If you would like to share your "Stamp Story" please email, Stamp Chat host, Heidi Rhoades, email@example.com, Subject: Stamp Story.