FDR & Stamp Collecting

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

  1. Molokai

    Molokai Well-Known Member

    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 Well-Known Member

    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 Well-Known Member

    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 Well-Known Member

    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 Well-Known Member

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

    Molokai Well-Known Member

    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 Well-Known Member

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

    Don ;)

    Last edited: Sep 22, 2018
  8. Molokai

    Molokai Well-Known Member

    Nice! Here's my jumbo imperf -

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