George had a thing for postage stamps. You might say it was his passion.
The Kleptomaniac King Who Walked With Winston’s Watch
Being the king of a nation generally brings enough wealth and power to meet most of a person’s wants and needs. Of course, there is the typical curse of affluence, when the […]
Niue: the South Pacific Paradise for Coin Collectors
With a land area of just over 100 square miles (261 square km) and a population of 1,600 people, the tiny nation of Niue could easily be overlooked. The island nation sits […]
Learn About the Start of the Christmas Card Tradition
What do you do when you want to send holiday greetings to your friends, but you have too many acquaintances to permit a personal touch? Why not start a holiday tradition, instead? […]
Which Costs More — A Volkswagen Beetle or a Stag Beetle?
If you are in the market for a beetle and you find yourself on a tight budget, which should you buy — the insect or the car that bears its name? Contrary […]
From the Hand of the Bard
Some of the most beautiful and inspiring words in the English language have come from the hand of William Shakespeare. 422 words were added to English by his fertile and creative mind. […]
When Collecting Stamps Just Doesn’t Do it For You
Graham Barker shows off 26 years’ worth of belly button lint. People who collect coins are called numismatists, and stamp collectors are known as philatelists, but what do you call a person who […]