Hungary & The 2016 Olympic Games

168 gold, 148 silver and 170 bronze medals. That’s how many medals the Hungarian team has won since the start of the modern Olympic Games in 1896.

120 years. That’s how long since the founding of the Hungarian Olympic Committee. The Hungarian Olympic Committee was a founding member of the International Olympic Committee. Continue reading

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HSE Arrives at the World Stamp Show New York 2016

Hungaria Stamp Exchange team members Alan, Andrew and Stacie have arrived at the World Stamp Show New York 2016. The show is a once-a-decade international event taking place May 28 through June 4 at the Javits Center in New York City.

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“Imagine” what you will find at the World Stamp Show New York 2016

The boyhood stamp collection of John Lennon, singer, song writer and founder of the Beatles, and the world’s first stamp from the Postal Museum in the United Kingdom both are appearing at the World Stamp Show New York 2016

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Philatelists and Beatles fans alike are able to view John Lennon‘s childhood stamp collection during the World Stamp Show in New York City, May 28th through June 4th. Continue reading

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Riding for the Pan Mass Challenge: Fifteen years and going strong!

For 15 years Alan has been a cyclist in the Pan Mass Challenge. PMC photo And  the past 5 years Andrew has volunteered as a emergency medical team member of the road crew as  well as cycling.

This year, the Hungaria Stamp Exchange will contribute to this good work by providing complimentary starter packets of Eastern European stamps to any friend of the Hungaria stamp Exchange who makes a contribution by July 1st. Then our HSE friends can support the good work of the Pan Mass Challenge and use their stamp interest to help inspire new collectors .

“The Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC)  raises money for life-saving cancer research and treatment at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute through an annual bike-a-thon that crosses the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Since its founding in 1980, the PMC has successfully melded support from committed cyclists, volunteers, corporate sponsors and individual contributors…… Our hope and aspiration is to provide Dana-Farber’s doctors and researchers with the necessary resources to discover cures for all cancers.”

Simply click the link below and make your PMC donation to support Alan’s ride this year

pmc.org/egifts/ab0109

All of us here at the Hungaria Stamp Exchange thank you for your continued support.

 

 

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Heading to the “Big Apple” for the World Stamp Show New York 2016

What do John Lennon’s childhood collection, an Olympian gold medalist rower, and an inverted Jenny airplane have in common?  Keep reading to learn the answer…

All of us here at the Hungaria Stamp Exchange are excited about the opportunity to attend the World Stamp Show 2016 May 28- June 4 in New York City. The excitement of experiencing a show which is projected to attract 250,000 stamp collectors, exhibitors, postal authorities, societies and dealers from all over the world combined with the fact it is located in the heart of New York City at the Javits Convention Center makes it an irresistible event.
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