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Collecting Circus Stamps Means a Worldwide Search (5/31/10)
In 2003 Monaco issued a stamp, “Première Rampe” (First Limelight), to coincide with a show of young circus entertainers.  By far the most colorful circus stamps are those issued in foreign countries. The checklist provided by The American Topical … More >>


Collect Circus Stamps for Color and Variety on a Budget (5/24/10)
To circus collectors this is known as the Lou Jacobs stamp. Plate blocks of four of this stamp sell for $5 or less. You can often find a full sheet of the stamp for less than $10.In the world of philately (the study and collection of postage stamps), there are those who concentrate on collecting topical … More >>


Collecting ‘The Greatest Motion Picture On Earth’ (5/3/10)
The Greatest Show On Earth” one-sheet movie poster is valued at $200-$300, although they can sometimes be found for less. Re-release posters sell for about $50 or less and can be identified because Jimmy Stewart in his clown costume is holding an Oscar. “We bring you the circus, the pied piper whose magic tunes greet children of all ages, from 6 to … More >>


Searching For Circus Collectibles (3/30/10)
View from the balcony at the Florida Antiquarian Book Fair.  “Where do you look for circus collectibles?” I get asked that question over and over, and it’s a question you … More >>


There Was Only One P.T. Barnum (3/9/10)
P.B. Barnum: an American showman.Phineas Taylor Barnum was almost a Yankee Doodle Dandy, but missed it by one day. When Barnum was born 200 … More >>


Circus Blogs: Inside Stories from Men with Sawdust in their Veins (5/12/09)
Buckles Woodcock, who hosts Buckles Blog, working with elephants in the 108th Edition of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey.Circus blogs are an open window to the circus worlds of today and yesterday. The best of these blogs is … More >>


Circus Museums and Collections (12/4/08)
The Tibbals Learning Center features the the Howard Bros. Circus, a three-quarter-inch-to-the-foot scale model of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey during the 1920s and 1930s. That was built over a span of 50 years.The circus is alive and well today, and the rich heritage of the past can be found in many museums … More >>


Is That Old Circus Poster You Found Authentic or a Reproduction? (11/3/08)
p-141So you’ve just found the most amazing circus poster online and want to bid on it. Or maybe you are thinking about buying one at an antique mall. How do you know it is real? Could it be a reproduction? You aren’t sure. What can you do? More >>


Circus Route Books – A Record of the Past (10/27/08)
Al G. Barnes Route Card Circus Route Books — A Record of the Past By Larry Kellogg More >>


Circus Books: Building a Solid Foundation for Collecting (10/7/08)
The Circus: 1870-1950,” by Noel DanielCircus Books: Building a Solid Foundation for Collecting By Larry Kellogg More >>


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