The Seal of St. Vincent Colony

For a long time, my collection held but a solitary stamp from the Caribbean island of St. Vincent. That stamp was featured on the colony’s stamp issuers article back in June 2017. I recently sought to add more and purchased a small “mystery” mixed lot of St. Vincent stamps. However, only three were inscribed thusly. One sheet of eight stamps bore the inscription St. Vincent … Continue reading The Seal of St. Vincent Colony

Wilbur Wright’s Birthday

On April 16, 1867, aviator and inventor Wilbur Wright was born near Millville, Indiana, to Milton Wright and Susan Koerner. He was the third of seven children born to the Wrights, five of whom survived infancy. The brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright have had multiple appearances on A Stamp A Day, the first being August 19, 2016, in an article about National Aviation Day which … Continue reading Wilbur Wright’s Birthday

Grenada Grenadines #94 (1975)

Grenada Grenadines #94 (1975)

The Grenadines is an island chain that is divided between the island nations of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and Grenada. They lie between the islands of Saint Vincent in the north and Grenada in the south. Neither Saint Vincent nor Grenada are Grenadine islands. The islands north of the Martinique Channel belong to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and the islands south of the channel … Continue reading Grenada Grenadines #94 (1975)

Grenada #2 (1861)

Grenada #2 (1861)

Grenada is an island country consisting of Grenada itself and six smaller islands at the southern end of the Grenadines in the southeastern Caribbean Sea. Grenada is located northwest of Trinidad and Tobago, northeast of Venezuela, and southwest of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Major towns there include the capital, St. George’s, Grenville and Gouyave. The island is of volcanic origin with extremely rich soil. Grenada’s interior … Continue reading Grenada #2 (1861)