Ian Kimmerly

President and Owner.

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Our Stamp Store Is Closed

I was attending the Washington 2006 International Stamp Exhibition when we received notice that we were to be expropriated from 112 Sparks Street to clear the building for planned renovations. After several months of active looking, the choice came down to a slightly smaller store with a similar rent on Bank Street or the large …

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Monthly Flyer

Our monthly flyer for June 2013 features some of our inventory items you can’t buy! (At least on eBay, or using Paypal.) You will understand why we say that if you refer to this earlier post. The flyer can be downloaded by clicking the image below or from our Flyers Page. Happy Stamping, -Ian Kimmerly

eBay Embargos

Iran 1972 Scouting Stamp

Our customers should know that we are having problems processing payments with PayPal, eBay’s wholly-owned electronic payment subsidiary. A week ago we sold a pre-Castro Cuba item on eBay. This prompted an official query from PayPal which is very aggressively helping the USA “Office of Foreign Asset Control” which tries to ensure that no funds …

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Season’s Greetings & A Happy New Year in 2012

Christmas centre block

We would like to take this time to wish all of our customers and friends a very Merry Christmas. Happy Hanukkah as well to our many Jewish customers and colleagues who celebrate the Festival of Lights. And most of all, best wishes for a safe and healthy 2012. 2011 was a record year for us …

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Regardless of my intentions to write more frequently in my blog, something more urgent always interferes. I recently prepared a new five frame Exhibit. The idea for this exhibit came from the devasting earthquake which hit the Solomon Islands on April 2 of this year. I decided to prepare the exhibit and entered it just …

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