John Karpus

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CommRadio CTX-10 QRP general coverage transceiver

The efficient and sharp OLED display is readable in low or high lighting conditions. The radio has three built-in #18650 3.7V 2600 mAh Li-ion …

Arrow Antenna J Poles 2m 146 70cm 440 OSJ

<b><br>PayPal Shopping Cart</b><p>$49.00<p>OSJ - Model OSJ 146/440 Dual Band J-Pole<p>$59.00<p>OSJ - Model OSJ 146/440 Dual Band J-Pole with Extra Labor Charge for Two …

Rare 'Inverted Jenny' Stamp Turns Up 60 Years After Theft

In 1955, a block of four rare postage stamps was stolen from a display case at a convention. Over the years, two were recovered, but there were no signs of the others — until now.<p>Six decades after the heist, one of the "inverted Jenny" stamps has surfaced at a New York auction house.<p>"It's one of …

Record stamps from Bhutan

<b>I had heard about the existence of these records for years but they eluded me until 1998. A very interesting concept where one could send this stamp,</b> …

The curious tale of Bhutan's playable record postage stamps

<b>Made of plastic and embossed with a melody, these tiny record stamps are among the strangest, most enchanting bits of vinyl out there. Chris May</b> …

The unique Nova Scotia 1851 pair cover to star in November stamp auction

<i>A cover bearing the Nova Scotia 1851 1/- cold violet pair is to be auctioned at Spink in New York in November. Its approximate value is</i> …

Canada

Canada’s most famous error stamp is coming to auction! Do not miss it!

The "Inverted Seaway" - a 5c error from 1959 - has a US$13,500 estimate ahead of its sale at Vance Auctions in Ontario, Canada on October 15. This …

Arago: New York World's Fair Issue

The Post Office Department celebrated the 1939 New York World's Fair by issuing a 3-cent deep purple stamp on April 1, 1939. The stamp features an …

Arago: American Red Cross Centennial Issue

The 18-cent American Red Cross commemorative stamp was placed on sale May 1, 1981, in Washington, DC. This stamp was issued to mark the centennial of …

Arago: Aviation

On long-term loan from the National Air and Space Museum, this airplane was the first to carry mail on behalf of a postmaster. Petaluma, California, …

First embroidered stamp that revolutionized the world of philately

FindYourStampsValue.com would like to share interesting info with our readers. This article concerns the stamp as a real work of art.<p>The Swiss post …

Commentary: One stamp collector's priority

<i>David B. Robinson, a certified public accountant and canal tour boat captain in Richmond, Va., is also a life-long philatelist. After recent news</i> …

U.S. Postal Service

From edible stamps to stamps with seeds, this 11-yr-old has some rare postal memorabilia

Tia Gogri’s passion that grew over the past 3 yrs won her the golden prize at MUMBAIPEX 2015.<p>By: | Mumbai |<p>For 11-year-old Tia Gogri, a hobby has to …

India

The Ten-Tec Patriot: an open-source SSB/CW/Digital transceiver

Today at the QRP ARCI conference, <i>Four Days in May</i>, Ten-Tec is showing off their latest open-source transceiver: the <i>Model 507</i> <b>Patriot</b>.<p>Building on the …

What is Echolink? A hands-on Guide

Echolink combines amateur contacts using RF (radio) with the Internet. There are many situations where it’s not possible to make contact with another …

Model Trains

Here you'll find everything you need to know about model trains. Learn about electric train sets, old-fashioned sets for kids and how to build model …

Stamp bazar as a unique living culture of Saigonese

FindYourStampsValue.com got info about the unique stamp bazar that is held weekly on the main road in the heart of Saigon (largest city in Vietnam). …

Vietnam

Automatic model railroad reversing loops for DC, DCC or AC

Model Railroad Reversing Tracks<p>How to automate reverse loops on your two-rail layout, whether DC, DCC or AC powered<p>Two-rail model train layouts …

Model Railroading How To's

A Video Catalog of Numerous Model Railroading & Toy Train How-To’s <b></b><p><i>Presentations provided by some of the finest modelers, hobbyist and professionals</i> …

Model Train Switches Turnouts or Points

01 of 11<p>By the Numbers<p>Like the prototype, most model switches are sized by the number of the frog. The larger the number, the longer the switch. The …

Here's Where to Build a Model Railroad

Finding the right place for a model railroad can be a big challenge. Of course, we all have our dream locations, but until you win the lottery or buy …

Model Railroad Track Plan - Expanded HO Train Set

01 of 05<p>From Train Set to Model Railroad<p>Most of us start out with a simple train set. Typically these sets include an oval of track to get you …

Arago: 20th Anniversary of the Simpsons Television Show

44c Bart Simpson single<p>Scott Catalogue USA: 4401<p>Description:<p>unused<p>Date:<p>May 7, 2009<p>Medium:<p>paper; ink / lithographed<p>Museum ID:<p>2009.2029.283<p>Place:<p>UNITED …

Arago: Pioneer Period (1783-1918)

Harvey Crawford flew a total of forty-eight postcards and at least three penalty envelopes addressed to various postal officials from the Ingleside …

Lithuania

<i>1920 Scott 87 60sk red & orange</i><p><i>"Grand Duke Vytautas"</i><p><b>Quick History</b><br>Lithuania ,a Baltic state along with Latvia and Estonia, is situated on the Baltic …

A Bold Vision for the Future of the Postage Stamp

Of all the assumptions we make in this age of apps and startups, the biggest may be that the best way to create something great is to destroy what's …

the 1851

<b>Primers on the 3¢ Stamp of 1851-1860</b> <br>Introduction <i>Overview to Plating</i> <br>The 3¢ Plates <i>Basic Plate Identification Guide</i> <br>Plating the 3¢ <i>Stamp Plating Guide</i> …

The Stamp Market - A trader's view

I spent the last 18 years in the Finance Industry -- the world of stocks, bonds, Fed monetary policy, breaking news and screaming traders. I was …

What is postal stationery?

The term, "postal stationery," refers to all types of forms and stationery issued by governments for either public or official government use. The …

Have airmail stamps fallen victim to success?

<b>By Rick Miller</b><p>Airmail stamps, once a staple of new issues, today are mostly part of a bygone era, having fallen victim to the general success of …