The Stamporama website gives our members an opportunity to show off some of their favorite pages. Enjoy your browse!
Want to exhibit your favourite pages? It is not necessary to be able to create Web pages, only to be able to scan pages from your collection. Exhibiting information.
Illustrated Advertising Covers - A Worldwide Survey
Advertising covers provide a wonderful snapshot of life at the time of their creation. History and practical art at the same time.
Like many of my exhibits, this survey is intended to give collectors a taste of a collecting area that they may not have considered before. (by Roy Lingen - roy)
Scouting Around the World
A look at philatelic tributes to scouting from around the world, highlighting the issues from the countries of CEPT/PostEurop in 2007 as the Europa theme that year was ‘The Centenary of Scouting”.
(by Frederick Skvara - AgathaWatson)
A brief look at some of the topics that can be found in a Christmas topical/thematic collection. The pages in no way form a complete exhibit of each topic. These pages were mounted at my local club during a December meeting. (by Frederick Skvara - AgathaWatson)
Mail to Famous People
A collection dedicated to covers mailed to famous people. Ideally, they will be names that anybody with an interest in history (or that lived through it) will recognize!
Currently only 5 pages mounted, but the last page shows a list of names ready to be mounted when I can find the time, as well as an offer to exchange for similar items. (by Roy Lingen - roy)
Just Because It's Pretty
An eclectic collection of philatelic items that have nothing in common, each chosen just because it's pretty (or pretty unusual). (by Roy Lingen - roy)
A Taste of the Classics - The First 30 Years 1840-1870
An introduction and a brief worldwide survey of the first 30 years of stamps - a period when the idea of prepaying for a letter and dropping it into a post box was as novel as the Internet is today. An idea which touched off an explosion in communication, just like today. (by Roy Lingen - roy)
Mail to Famous People : Hollywood
Part of a collection of "Mail to Famous People", these pages feature covers addressed to Hollywood stars (commonly called "Hollywood Fan Mail"). Hopefully some of your favourites will be included and you may experience some pleasant nostalgia. (by Roy Lingen - roy)
The Guadalcanal Campaign of World War II: 7 August 1942 – 9 February 1943
I showed this exhibit at Westpex 2018, the annual show of the Westfield Stamp Club in Westfield, New Jersey. The theme of our show that year was the 75th anniversary of the Guadalcanal Campaign and Victory and John Basilone. John Basilone, a local hero who was raised in the central town of Raritan, New Jersey, was the only enlisted marine to be awarded both the Medal of Honor (for his actions on Guadalcanal) and the Navy Cross (for his actions on Iwo Jima where he was killed). (by Frederick Skvara - AgathaWatson)
Coronation of Karl & Zita
An exhibit of the stamps, special cancels, cards and usages for the Coronation of Karl & Zita of Hungary on December 30, 1916 with an update of the issues for the 100th anniversary of the Coronation in 2016. (by Edward Waters - Albqed)
Discovering Algeria through its modern stamps
This exhibit is produced in French. It is a wonderful look at Algeria through:
1. History: from prehistoric times to independence
2. The modern Algerian state, its independence from France and its national resources
3. The artistic and cultural heritage (by Abderrahmane Yessad - foudutimbre)
Berlin Airlift - 50th Anniversary First Day of Issue
June 24 1948, The Soviets closed Western rail and road access to Berlin and limited Allied air access to three narrow corridors. The Soviets expected the people to register with Soviet forces and purchase or draw food and fuel from Soviet sources. (by Robert Parkin Jr. - parkinlot)
HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH II
Philatelic Exhibit of Alyssah Xeniah C. Alcala of the Philippines featuring the illustrious life and reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. (by Alyssah Xeniah Alcala - ALYX)
Apollo-Soyux Test Project
The Apollo-Soyuz Test Project (ASTP) was the culmination of thirteen years of talks between the Soviet Union and the United States. ASTP was formally provided for in the agreement concerning Cooperation in Exploration and Use of Outer Space signed by President Richard M. Nixon and Soviet Premier Alexi Kosygin in Moscow on May 24, 1972. This exhibit will show crew selection and training; prelauch tests; launch, rendezvous and docking, recovery and finally the commemoration by many nations of the first joint space venture ever attempted. (by John Macco - John Macco)
An Early Hungarian Marketing Campaign
Gold Award exhibit of perfin stamps, postcards from various countries and other marketing pieces demonstrating Andreas Saxlehner's marketing of his Hunyadi Janos Bitterquelle. (by Edward Waters - Albqed)
A collection of Olympic Hosts. Including stamps, FDC's, postal covers, and souvenir sheets. Bob's first attempt at exhibiting. He received a Silver-Bronze award in the novice category for his effort. He hopes you will enjoy his exhibit. (by Bob Stanlick - stanlickstampexchange)
Very Cool Covers!
An introduction to the many ways that cover collectors approach their collections. The exhibit briefly illustrates different approaches by devoting one page to each. (by Roy Lingen - roy)
When the Mail Crashes
A grisly but fascinating look at airmail crash covers. When things go horribly wrong! This is just the beginnings of an exhibit. The author would be happy to hear from anyone who can offer additions. (by Roy Lingen - roy)
Odd Shaped Stamps
David started collecting "odd" shaped stamps around the same time he joined Stamporama, in Oct.1999. At that time he thought a triangular stamp was an odd shape. In his words, "Boy, did I have a lot to learn!". He lives in the Great White North (Canada) and his philatelic friends began to call him "The Odd Canuck"! One page also shows his topical interests of Buses, Motorcycles and Domestic Cats. David is hoping that this display of his interests will encourage other Stamporama members to contact him for trading. (by David Greg - october)
Nova Scotia Cents Issue
I was blessed with the opportunity to create my first Exhibit on Nova Scotia stamps for our local Stamp Show for October 13th, 2001. This was such a wonderful experience, I would like to share it with you. (by Kelly Fleming - stamps4me)