Author Archives: Alan

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].

St. Stephen’s Crown: A History and Depiction in Stamps

This article marks the beginning of our Hungaria Stamp Exchange blog. The purpose is to portray major topics in Hungarian history and culture and their influence on the stamps of Hungary through a series if articles. Each article will begin … Continue reading

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My Story (& the stamps)

Stamps have been a passion of mine since I was six years old, when my Dad first introduced me to collecting. I was fascinated by the beautiful pictures and the stories they tell about world geography, history, culture and ever … Continue reading

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Lithuanian Displaced Persons Camps

I’ll be researching a very interesting area of post World War II history in Lithuania. This is related to the Displaced Persons camps of Lithuanian citizens that were displaced by the devastation of WWII. These camps were like cities on … Continue reading

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