Samuel Gompers

Originally published August 6, 2016. Samuel Gompers was born in London, England in 1850.  At the age of 10, he was sent to work as a cigar maker apprentice to …

Classic Aircraft on US Airmails

Originally published July 30, 2012 One of my favourite stamp sets is the American Airmail stamps issued in the summer of 1947.  The 3 value set features prominent aircraft and landmarks …