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Stamporama Anniversary
The Stamp Club for People Who Love Stamps



What we collect!
What we collect!

Stamporama began with 6 members in January 1996 with one idea -- trading duplicates among the members. Today Stamporama has 850 members from 44 states, 11 Provinces and Territories of Canada, 6 states of Australia and 28 total countries worldwide. We have members from 8 to 88, whose interests cover the entire range of stamps and stamp collecting, from cancellations to Back of the Book. We also study and collect covers, FDCs, rates, usages, routes, ephemera, Maximum cards, seals, body bags and crash covers, the machines creating the cancellations and postmarks, spray-ons and other transit markings not technically cancellations, history behind the man sending the stamp, and so much more. Our members include beginners to experts, and the best part is that everyone is here to help each other.

Although we are still growing, I think of Stamporama as a family of stamp collectors. I feel that every member means a lot to me and I will always be grateful that I started this great club!"

... Jerry Abern (1932-2003), Stamporama Founder.




Announcements:

StampoRama Adds a New Search Function

A new Search function has been added to the Left Navigation panel on the homepage that allows you to do a global search of all the data on the StampoRama website.  Clicking on the Search link takes you to the Search page where you can do a search of all the StampoRama data collected by Google and a similar search of all the data collected by Microsoft(Bing).  We have included both search options because the search results between the two do come back with different results sometimes.


Stamporama Discontinues Membership Dues

On July 24, 2023 the StampoRama Management Team voted to discontinue membership dues for all members. This means there are no longer membership levels eg. Trial, Basic, Expanded.  All members have full access to post on the Discussion Board and to buy and sell from the Auctions and the Approval Books.  For the full story Read More.


Release Notes for the Membership Dues Discontinuation changes

The changes associated with the discontinuation of the membership dues have now been implemented.  You can see the release notes so that you know what changes have been made by Clicking here.




Happenings:

18 Jun 2024

Take a look at the thread called First Issues and Number Ones.  This shows a great collection of this unique topical.

First Issues and Number Ones


07 Apr 2024

See our updated Research Center for all the Articles, Exhibits, the Rambler, Historical Articles, the Penny Page and lots more.  

Link to the Research Center


02 Mar 2024

The Monthly Finance Report to members has been updated with the income and expense figures for the month of February. You need to be logged in to see this finance report.

See the Monthly Finance Report

Regards ... Tim


05 Feb 2024

A new Exhibit called "The Celebration of the Penny Black" has been loaded by one of our members (Londonbus1).  It is an excelent exhibit examining many aspects of the Penny Black stamp.

The Celebration of the Penny Black


24 Nov 2023

Don Denman from StampoRama and Stamp Smarter recently released a video on the 1919 Transatlantic Airmail.  Enjoy the video here


02 Nov 2023

StampoRama has completed the first full row on the Penny Page of  Penny Black stamps!

The StampoRama club members have combined together, pooling the Penny Black stamps that they have in their collections, in order to build a full sheet of Penny Blacks.  When the Penny Blacks were printed, each stamp in the sheet was identified by it's row and column position being printed on  the stamp in the bottom corners.  Recently one of our members, who goes by the username of "rtvstamps" added a recent acquisition, a Penny Black "IC" to the Penny Page, completing that row.  That is our first full row.  We have many more to go. :-)

View the Penny Page


20 Sep 2023

Another new feature on the site: it is now possible to do a full text search and find things you did not even know were on the site!

See this discussion on our DB or check the menu on the left.


14 Sep 2023

Did you know StampoRama is also on Facebook? The FB page has also been restyled, do you like the new banner?

Stamporama on Facebook - link


12 Sep 2023

New in the Stamporama Discussion Board:

“Unfolding History - Exploring America's Past Through Postal Covers”
Embark on a captivating journey through time where we will unlock the secrets of America's rich heritage, not through the traditional pages of history books, but rather through the fascinating world of postal covers. 

Read all about it


10 Sep 2023

Welcome to the new Stamporama website. We have made many improvements, large and small. Please feel free to check them out and if you haven't already done so: register now and make use of all features on the site!

On this homepage we will post news and updates, so make it one of your favourites.

Do you like Stamporama? Go to our discussion board and let us know. We look forward to hearing from you.



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