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 take a few minutes to gaze at these beautiful stamps, we are sure you will agree it was well worth this amazing journey!
View more information on the Kosovo 2014 New Issues.
We hope you are enjoying some fun winter activities or just sitting around a warm fireplace enjoying a cup of hot cocoa.
One of the most popular questions we receive here at the Hungaria Stamp Exchange is ‘what countries do you stock besides Hungary?’ While the inventory and exciting new issues of the countries of Central and Eastern Europe can be found in detail on our website or in our newsletters, even more interesting may be the stamps we have that are from countries and city/states which no longer exist as separate entities but had issued stamps over the last 100 years. We hope you can join us in this bit of philatelic trivia and see which previously existing city states you can identify in their current day locations! Here is our list of those country stamps we stock: Central Lithuania, Cilicia, Crete, Danzig, Eastern Rumelia, Eastern Silesia, Epirus, Hatay, Istria, Ljubljana, Memel, Thrace, Trieste – Zone A/B.
Continue reading “Stamp Trivia: Can you solve it?”
Holiday Greetings to our dear friends and customers! This is a special time of year as we gather together with family and friends, to trim trees, light candles, sing songs and exchange presents. We here at the Hungaria Stamp Exchange would like to take the time to send you and your family our warmest holiday greetings and to share with you some highlights of the new philatelic issues from Hungary and year sets from a few other Eastern European countries.
Continue reading “Winter 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 update you on the Special Issues from Hungary’s Magyar Posta. Most of these issues are truly special and have a pious theme and are of organized stamp collecting significance.
We believe you will enjoy reading about Hungary’s Special Issues on the following pages and appreciate your continued patronage.
From our family to yours,
The Bauer Family
Alan, Diane, Andrew & Diana
Hungaria Stamp Exchange
2014 Special Issues
HUNGARIAN SAINTS AND BLESSEDS II
Magyar Posta is presenting the theme of Hungarian Saints and Blesseds through a series of stamps to be issued over several years.The 2014 issue in the philatelic series commemorates three martyrs who lost their lives as victims of the communist dictatorship. The stamps of the miniature sheet depict Blessed Zoltán Lajos Meszlényi, Blessed István Sándor and Blessed Szilár Bodánffy.The unusual feature of the issue is that, apart from the standard version of the miniature sheet, silver and monochrome editions are also being released.
Continue reading “Fall Update – 2014”
If anyone happens to be in the Merrimack Valley area of Massachusetts during the month of March, please stop in to the Lowell Five Bank in North Andover, MA to enjoy the Hungaria Stamp Exchange display.
Included are posters on Eastern European Topical Stamps such as Art as well as articles which include Philately and the Modern Era Olympics.
The North Andover Branch of the Lowell Five Bank is located at 498 Chickering Road, North Andover, MA 01845
We hope to hear from you soon.
The Bauer Family