Cover of the Month

Cover of the Month

by Jim Sauer This month’s cover is of a type we’ve all seen before— all, or most, of a set of stamps applied to a cover—some being first day of issue and some not. Our example is not a first day of issue. In looking at this one, however, a couple things caught my...
President’s Message – August 2017

President’s Message – August 2017

Six months of the 2017 club year now are behind us and summer’s warm days provide a great opportunity to reflect on your collecting goals for the rest of the year. The stamp show schedule is light until APS in Richmond in August kicks off the autumn season, but...
Deyling Alvarado Receives Collectors Scholarship

Deyling Alvarado Receives Collectors Scholarship

  Deyling Alvarado was a guest at the Sequoia Stamp Club meeting in Redwood City on Tuesday, June 27, where she was presented with the second annual Collectors Scholarship, a $500 award given by the club to a graduate of Sequoia High School who has achieved...
Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth

by Marsha Brandsdorfer In 1995, Guyana issued unique self-adhesive postage stamps resembling a set of 12 baseball cards honoring the legendary Babe Ruth. Ruth has also been memorialized on other international stamps, and to date three U.S. postage stamps: Scott # 2046...
North Korea Stamps

North Korea Stamps

There are few laboratory tests in any environment that so clearly measure the differences in political systems as did North and South Korea. Divided after complete devastation during WW II, the North took a Maoist and Stalinist central planning model and the South a...
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