Doctors Mayo

Doctors Mayo

Originally issued 11th September, 1964. Standard cancellation postmark.

Drs. William and Charles Mayo. William (1861-1939) and his brother, Charles (1865-1939), surgeons who founded the Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research in affiliation with the Univ. of Minn. at Rochester.

Maine Statehood

Lighthouse at Two Lights, Maine

Originally issued 9th July, 1970. Standard cancellation mark.

Sesquicentennial of Maine statehood. The painting by Edward Hopper (1882-1967) hangs in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC.

Footnote: Sorry about the lack of posts. Life caught up and I haven't had time to scan in any stamps or postcards recently. Hopefully updates will be semi-regularly.

Russia Harvesting Corn

Originally issued 7th October, 1956. Illegible postmark.

Russia had some very beautiful and colorful stamps in the late 1950s to early 1960s. This may be one of the most colorful vintage stamps I've ever seen.

Czechoslovakia Lake & Boats, Chesky Krumlov

1964 Lake and Boats

Originally issued 19th February, 1964. Cancel mark is only in the corner, so postmark date and location is unknown.

Konarski Block

Konarski

Father Stanislaus Konarski, originally issued in 1923. Postmarked 6th November 1923. This block of 4 stamps has survived intact for almost 100 years, and still has "hanging chads" from the perforations.