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I received the following via e-mail regarding an article from William Pepe that was featured in the last issue of Barr’s. Thanks to Audrey Mad…

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Even though I am a landlubber, because I grew up near Boston Harbor's waterfront, I learned to admire, enjoy, and appreciate waterfront activities.  Ferry boat rides, salt-water fishing, clam bakes, wading in the cold waves, the pungent odor of mud flats, sunbathing on the beach, and scenic …

Last time in the Trade Card Corner, we examined the history of advertising from its early beginnings in ancient Egypt and China to the invention of Guttenberg’s movable type printing press in 1450.  These events converged for the introduction of the first tradesmen’s card in England during t…

Set to feature free film screening, two convening societies and NPM chief curator of philately, Dan Piazza