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
While our New England weather has provided us with a quirky start to the New Year, the world of Eastern European philately is looking forward to a bright and exciting year.We hope you will enjoy reading the article we assembled on the philately of the modern day Olympic Games and take some time to browse in the Hungaria Stamp Exchange online store for stamps issued by the Eastern European countries and Greece.
Click the link to the HSE store and you may notice that we have been busy redesigning the store. We hope you will enjoy the visit!
And we would love to receive your feedback on the new design.
Happy New Year to you and your family from all of us at the Hungaria Stamp Exchange. We truly appreciate your patronage and look forward to an exciting philatelic year together in 2014.
Mythical Kings on Heroes Square
Our second family visit to Hungary was even more amazing than our first visit. We find Budapest the city continues to be a kaleidoscope of images and shapes. It is vibrant and bustling day and night, and welcoming to native Hungarians and visitors alike. Budapest is a place of contrasts with displays of monuments of mythical kings guarding museums of fine arts and
science. Not far away we find tributes to Holocaust victims near ancient churches with statuary of Stalinist era leaders relegated to museums. As we ventured to the southern border cities of Bekescsaba, Gyula and Szeged we found countryside that appeared to be unchanged for hundreds of years leading to modern superstructures. Continue reading “Budapest Au revoir”
The road to Bekescsaba
We drove from Budapest around Kecskemet to Bekescsaba to the birth town of Janka Perlrott and Vilmos Perlrott Csaba. Since our plan was to work on family genealogy research we drove on to the town of Gyula, the county seat of Bekescsaba. Continue reading “Back In Time to Bekescsaba”
Speedskating Cousins In Sunny Szeged
On the road to Szeged
On Saturday we drove from Bekescsaba to Szeged somehow avoiding crossing the border into Romania on the way out of Bekescsaba. The rain dissipated as we neared Szeged and again we correctly missed the border crossing into Serbia! Continue reading “Speedskating in Szeged”