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Q & A with Harry Rinker: Whitney Reed Rocking Horse, Hindenburg Ephemera (5/3/13)
1369_rockinghorse1QUESTION: Several years ago I purchased a Whitney Reed, glider base, rocking horse for $600. The horse is 33-inches long … More >>


Rinker on Collectibles: Commemorative Stamp Ceremony Reminds Me ‘I Was There’ (2/12/13)
rosa parks stampThe Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee (CSAC), comprised of up to 15 individuals, recommends to the Postmaster General postage stamp subjects … More >>


Auction House, Damaged by Sandy, Returns with Toy, Book, Memorabilia Sales (2/12/13)
Apollo 11LYNBROOK, N.Y.— Three auctions have been scheduled for February and March featuring historical memorabilia, rare books, stamps, and coins hosted … More >>


The Collector’s Minute: Chinese Military Stamps (2/6/13)
chinastampEvery now and again I’ll run across an item that does not excite me at first glance. Generally it’s an … More >>


Rinker on Collectibles: The National Postal Museum is more than just Stamps (5/9/12)
Harry RinkerIn the Fall of 2011, I received a letter from Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe appointing me to the Citizens’ … More >>


The Story of the ‘Inverted Jenny’ 24¢ Air Mail Error Stamp (8/8/11)
Inverted JennyDuring the first decade of the 20th century, the United State Postal Service conducted numerous experimental trials on ways to … More >>


Stamps in the Attic: Searching out those Hidden Gems (7/18/11)
Scott No. nr91 Abraham Lincoln 15¢ blackI first became interested in stamps at the age of 9. Like many, I had a childhood stamp collection and … More >>


Have an Ox-citing New Year (1/22/09)
Chinese New Year Ox by LladroBy Mark Jaffe While the economy may be dominated by talk of bulls and bears, when it comes to the Chinese … More >>


Baseball Stamps Make Home-Run Collectibles (7/6/08)
Take me out to the ballgame. Take me out with the crowd. You know the rest of the words, right? Well, did you know this song is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2008? And what better way to celebrate this staple of the American pastime than by commemorating it with a U.S. postage stamp that’s sure to a sports collectibles hit? More >>


Stamps – What a Gift They Can Be (4/5/08)
1918 Inverted JennyForget about the baseball cards, I wish that I had my stamp collection back. The stamps that were given to me as a young child might have been the fortune that got away. More >>