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Posted 01/13/2010   11:39 am  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add modern_who to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message
My father subscribed to The Stamp Wholesaler for a lot of years. It was a glossy magazine issued twice monthly and my preferred philatelic reading material while Linn's and Western Stamp Collector just piled up. Lucius Jackson, its publisher, put out a good magazine -- with articles and even cartoons -- among the pages and pages of dealer to dealer ads. He collected the world in many volumes of Minkus Supreme Global Albums, but is almost certainly not with us anymore. Maybe I should scan his photo.

I've been re-reading a few of the old things, recently. Two of the hot issues of the time (mid-60's), both in articles and in letters to the editor, were 'COLINSPECS,' the collector, investor, speculators who were driving up prices on certain stamp issues of the time, notably Western Europe, Vatican City, and the United Nations (of all things!) while raiding the stock of unsuspecting dealers; also whether or not dealing in stamps from the Soviet block was helping the commies supply the bullets that were killing American servicemen in Vietnam.

Here are a few of their old cartoons that some of you may also enjoy seeing. I might even post more at another time if warranted.

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This one may be why stamp collectors should rule the world...





Bob, here's a gift idea for your buddy Phil. (I hope he doesn't see this.)




This one is for t360, our U.S. classics specialist.





So who needs Prozac or its cousins?





Be careful, don't let this happen to you.




Money can't buy happiness? Well maybe not the kind of happiness that lasts, but you decide the next time you win that auction lot you were after.




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Edited by modern_who - 11/27/2013 11:58 am

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Posted 01/13/2010   12:56 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add sfgoda to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Larry,

The cartoons are great..... really on target. Post more when you get a chance.



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Posted 01/13/2010   1:01 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add plsllvn to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Very funny stuff
Thanks for posting
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Posted 01/13/2010   1:31 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add laswabbie to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply


Those are great! Posting more of them would definitely be appropriate!
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Posted 01/13/2010   2:02 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Londonbus1 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Superb.....right up my street.

Thanks
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Posted 01/13/2010   2:15 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Dianne Earl to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
These are great Larry.

Thanks for sharing them with us.

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Posted 01/13/2010   4:41 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nuggethill to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply


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Posted 01/13/2010   5:08 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Puzzler to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Great!
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Posted 01/13/2010   6:48 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add David Giles to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Hilarious! I love the "Ugh's Stamp Shop"!

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Posted 01/13/2010   6:51 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Knudson to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Great cartoons.
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Posted 01/13/2010   7:42 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add cgrotha to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Very appropriate and very coool. Thanks much.
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Posted 01/13/2010   8:38 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add kirks to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Great Humor. Thanks for that -- Kirk
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Posted 01/13/2010   9:56 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add modern_who to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I thought the folks, here, would like these. I just didn't think so many would let me know.

We'll have to do it again, sometime.
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Posted 01/13/2010   11:11 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add spock1k to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
hilarious cartoons
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Posted 11/27/2013   11:55 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add modern_who to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Noticed the links to these images weren't working due to a domain/hosting change, so corrected them which brought it back up. This goes back nearly four years so a lot of you probably never saw it, anyway.
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Edited by modern_who - 11/27/2013 11:56 am
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Posted 11/27/2013   12:36 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add wt1 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Sorry, but the images posted still don't come up.
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