Video from the William H. Gross Stamp Gallery

This is a nice video that is shown in the William H. Gross Stamp Gallery at the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum. http://npm.si.edu/stampgallery/connec… From their website: “Stamp collecting ranks among the world’s most popular hobbies. As many...

How Stamps Are Made Video

Here is a great British article about how U.S. stamps are made. Some history of printing stamps: Internal Revenue stamps and postage stamps were a big part of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing’s history.  The BEP began producing revenue stamps in 1866.  These...

FDR: The Stamp Collector in Chief Video

Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) was not the only president to collect stamps but he was the most avid collector of all US presidents. For him the joy of stamp collecting was a great stress release for the many difficult world problems that he faced during his...

Stamp Collecting Film From 1955

Here is an interesting portion of an industry film from 1955 talking about the joy of stamp collecting.  The video is set in New York and features popular stamp stores, collectors and a visit the the Scott’s Catalog office.   This older film makes for an...