FDR & Stamp Collecting

Discussion in 'United States Stamps' started by Molokai, Sep 20, 2018.

  1. Molokai

    Molokai Moderator Moderator

    Here is a nice YouTube on FDR and stamp collecting -

    And, here is an excellent tome on the same subject!

    https://www.amazon.com/Franklin-D-R...22&sr=8-1&keywords=roosevelt stamp collecting

    FDR Stamps.jpg

    I will post a review of the latter soon as well as a couple other reviews that just need a bit of polishing.

    I hope everyone had a nice summer!

    I'll return to StampExchange in a week or so; just wrapping up summer projects.
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  2. DonSellos

    DonSellos Moderator Moderator

    Hi Molokai:

    Good to see you back!

    The video was interesting. The transition from one stamp design to another was a little abrupt, but well worth the watching. I have been wanting to read the book for sometime. I'll have to put its acquisition on a front burner.

  3. Molokai

    Molokai Moderator Moderator

    Howdy <DON>. It appears Brian Baur wrote an earlier book on Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Stamps of the United States 1933-45 (also Linn's but 1993 publication). I just ordered it and will review the two books together.

  4. Molokai

    Molokai Moderator Moderator

    I don't know if I already posted this YouTube, or not. From 1955 some shots of Nassau Street.

    @ 2:08 we see <DONSELLOS> purchasing his first Inverted Jenny! ;)
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  5. Hochstrasse

    Hochstrasse Moderator Moderator

    Enjoyed the Nassau video Molokai good to see your posts again. Reminded me of my paper route for some reason.
  6. Molokai

    Molokai Moderator Moderator

    Thank you, <HOCH>. I had a paper route for two years - lots of work for little money but a great experience.

    I'll post some book reviews soon - the FDR books, The Persian Rug and the Philatelic Truck. StampExchange is mostly a worldwide forum and I am 'strictly US' save for passing interests in Hawaii, Newfoundland and some cinderellas.
  7. DonSellos

    DonSellos Moderator Moderator

    And here it is, a rare vertical pair of the lesser known coil issue!

    Don ;)

    Last edited: Sep 22, 2018
  8. Molokai

    Molokai Moderator Moderator

    Nice! Here's my jumbo imperf -

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