"Nope. They were concerned about countries or faux countries putting out substantially more issues and quantities of same greatly in excess of the postal need hence, "speculative", as they put it in 1893.
This is an ongoing topic in…"
"Hear Ye, Hear Ye! Several of us have been cited on the FACE**** group entitled, "Society for the Suppression of Speculative Stamps".
I'm not a devotee of said site, but found it via a Google search for something else as…"
The usual reasons: it's truly democratic (if you ignore the poor folks who don't have mail service) and it is NECESSARY for my soul to create/share art in such a fashion. I can't quite put a finger on why I went from collecting stamps to making my own stamps when in my early teens thinking I was the only weirdo on the planet to do such a thing.
Bradford, I received your Halloween postie today and I love it! And I love Albert Einstein too. He’s a handsome and scary critter! And obviously a very smart kitty! Cats are my favorites. I hope to see more of Albert! Thank you so much! You can expect something from me soon.
06.10.19 Dare Mister Bradford,...was pleased to see your commentary regarding "Wild Bill" Hickok as I had often wondered but never asked....& what did you think of the HBO series "Deadwood"??? You must surely have some sort of realistic insight. I'm fairly easily entertained but I thought it was one of the best so called " "westerns" ever. & was surprized to learn how much I enjoyed the foul-mouthed character "Calamity Jane" with what seemed to be "a heart of gold". Happy Trails, Richard Canard
What's this Bradford; another believer in the etiquette of airmail? Can there really be two of us? I have always thought that there was a lot of mileage to be found amongst the other ephemera found on mail besides stamps. Glad to have found a fellow traveller . . .
Strictly speaking, I am not a collector, but I use materials sent to me, in collages. I carefully paste your stamps on my collages, they will become part of the new art. Dear Bradford, how do you like this idea?
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