Over several recent blogs I have discussed various categories of postal history and philately comprising the scope of SIP interest. These are listed on our website home page by clicking on “Our Fields” and then clicking on the individual field you are interested in, following which a screen highlights the nature of that specific area. Not that the 16 listings […]
About JESSE SPECTOR
Retired hematologist/oncologist, current member of the Board of Directors of the SIP and writer for The Israel Philatelist. An associate editor of La Posta, The American Journal of Postal History and writer of American postal history. Auditor of history and political science courses at Williams College for the past seven years.
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On browsing the SIP website the “Our Fields” screen lists the 16 categories comprising the scope of our philatelic and postal history interests. I plan to continue my survey of the individual sites for you, having begun this investigation with my last blog a few months ago. The Holocaust, as viewed by the philatelist and […]
In my previous blog I addressed the general approach the postal historian takes to researching a cover, including a number of web sites available at either no charge or a nominal fee. I would now like to hone in on a cover to demonstrate how this research is accomplished and the amazing results that ensue. […]
In browsing the SIP web site Home Page clicking on the “Our Fields” screen brings you to 16 categories of study that comprise the general scope of our philatelic and postal history interests. There is something for everyone, with interests running the gamut from historic to contemporary, local to worldwide. As a postal historian let me tell you how […]