Yearly Archives: 2012

The historical city of Pecs

Pécs is a city with a long and colorful history originally founded by the Romans over 2,000 years ago. Over the years the city has been occupied by the Turks and later inhabited by the Germans resulting in the cultural history … Continue reading

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Limited-edition Steve Jobs commemorative sheet

We’re excited to announce that several copies of Hungary’s limited-edition souvenir sheet celebrating the life of Steve Jobs will be arriving in our stock by March 27th. We’re one of the few US-based stamp dealers able to offer this Hungarian … Continue reading

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Hungarian Occupation Issues of 1918 – 1920

*UPDATE:* Limited stock of Brainard’s catalog (Brainard Hungarian Occupation Stamp Catalog) is currently available in our online store. One of the most complex and interesting eras of philatelic history in Europe is the post World War I period in Hungarian history. The years between … Continue reading

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The Chain Bridge (“Lanchid”)

The Széchenyi Chain Bridge, or ‘Lanchid’, as it is known in Hungarian, was the first permanent bridge across the Danube river in Budapest. It links the west side of Buda with the east side of Pest.  In 1848,  after the … Continue reading

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