National Stamp Collecting Month: The Post Rider

Today’s article follows yesterday’s with its history of the earliest forms of postal systems and features a German Stamp Day (Tag der Briefmarke) issue portraying a post rider.  Horses were a primary method of delivering mail and messages for many years in different countries around the world. Riders on horseback could take small bundles quickly, while carts pulled by horses could take large amounts of … Continue reading National Stamp Collecting Month: The Post Rider

Germany [Third Reich] #B201 (1942)

‘A Stamp A Day’ Takes A Holiday!

Guten Tag! ‘A Stamp A Day’ is taking a brief holiday as yours truly is simply too tired to put together an article today. It’s already been a busy week and it’s ONLY Tuesday! Busy with work, busy with studying, busy with cleaning, and busy with traveling back and forth to the airport (around 100 minutes each way, depending on traffic). I’m already exhausted. Rest … Continue reading ‘A Stamp A Day’ Takes A Holiday!