Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Vietnam's oldest stamp collector

Pham Van Thiem, 85, is possibly Vietnam's oldest stamp collector according to VietNamNet Bridge. In an on-line article, Thiem is reported to have more than 200,000 stamps from 185 countries and territories.

Unfortunately, he has stopped collecting because of old age.

"I relive my past through each stamp," he said.

To read the entire article, click here.
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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM