Friday, December 19, 2014

Philately Fridays: Australia, 1973

Dedicating this one to my people down under.

Friday, December 12, 2014

Philately Fridays: Op-Art Stamps!

Two 1970s stamps showcasing some super trippy op-art styles. One from Finland and one from the grand-daddy of the genre, Hungarian-French artist Victor Vasarely!

Friday, November 21, 2014

Friday, November 14, 2014

Friday, October 31, 2014

Philately Fridays: Great Britain, 1968

Halloween, Christmas, a nightmare before Christmas I guess? Anyways, enjoy this great Christmas gift-themed postage stamp before the holiday shopping season goes full tilt.

Friday, October 24, 2014

Philately Fridays: Austria, 1973

Stop! Drugs are suicide! Austrian artist and stamp engraver Otto Stefferl delivers an anti-drug message on a super trippy, possibly drug-inspired stamp that looks like it could have come right out of a Dario Argento film.

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Friday, October 10, 2014

Friday, May 16, 2014

Philately Fridays: Ecuador, 1975

Here's a great stamp from the Third Ecuadorian Sports Games. Related: Here's another stamp from this series. Are there more that I don't know about? Anyone?