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About Alan

Alan Bauer, President, Hungaria Stamp Exchange. Alan is a first generation American-born of Hungarian parents who emigrated from Hungary just before World War II. He lived his childhood and completed his education in central New York State. Later, he and his wife moved to New England to start their business careers and have been there ever since. They have two children; their son is a web consultant at Boston University and their daughter is a freshman in college and both of whom are actively involved in the stamp business. Alan can be reached at [email protected].

Kosovo 2014 New Issues

We have exciting news! The Kosovo year sets have traveled from Kosovo to Slovenia, maneuvered through the customs gridlock at JFK airport, and then braved two hearty New England blizzards to be available for your stamp collecting enjoyment. If you … Continue reading

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Fall Update – 2014

Thanksgiving Greetings from our family to you and yours, As we end our Annual Thanksgiving celebration here in New England revolving around families, friends and feasts we at the Hungaria Stamp Exchange send you our greetings. We also want to … Continue reading

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Philately and the Modern Era Olympics

Philately and the modern day Olympics have a symbiotic relationship starting with the first modern day Games held in Athens in 1896 when Greece issued a series of stamps to mark the occasion. These stamps actually contributed to the financial … Continue reading

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We’re in Budapest!

Our transit was through Amsterdam with an 8 hour layover in Schipol airport. Lots of time to catch up on rest and duty-free shopping. Then on to Budapest. We arrived in Budapest Saturday evening and got to see a little … Continue reading

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HSE is going to Hungary

Hello readers, The Hungaria Stamp Exchange is going to Hungary. We will be leaving tomorrow and arriving on Saturday night.  Some of the pictures on our previous blog posts came from our earlier travels to Hungary. This time we will … Continue reading

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