Sunday, August 09, 2009

11 Stamp Stories Worth Retelling

David A. Norris on the Mental Floss blog pens, "Philately: it’s the end-all, be-all of popular hobbies curiously pursued by nobody you know. And while we knew absolutely nothing about stamps when we started this article, we’re great at digging up the juiciest dirt on any subject under the sun. Here are 11 great stamp stories guaranteed to have you glued to your seats."

The stories include...

1. The Stamp That Started It All
2. The Stamp That Divided a Nation
3. The Stamp Even Bill Gates Couldn’t Afford
4. The Stamps Made from Stolen Maps
5. The Stamp That Moved the Panama Canal
6. The Stamps That Tried to take a Bite Out of Crime
7. The Stamp That Made CEOs Happy
8. The Stamp That Almost Started a War
9. The Stamp with All the Right Intentions, and All the Wrong Music
10. The Stamp That Went Underground
11. The Stamps that Stick Without a Lick

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