Art: Philatelists

A young lady advertised for gifts of canceled stamps in the London Times in 1841. By 1842 Punch had another fad to ridicule. The fad spread to the U. S., and last week hundreds of stamp collectors convened at Minneapolis for the 44th annual meeting of the American Philatelic Society, largest of such U. S. bodies. They swapped stamps and stamp stories, spoke familiarly of "Luzons" (Philippine issue), "Bull's-eyes" (elliptically shaped Brazilian issue), compared albums. Seldom in the history of Minneapolis have there been so...

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