Conversations with Philatelists
Ep. 95 Peter Clyde: Lazels & Admiring Stamps as Art

Ep. 95 Peter Clyde: Lazels & Admiring Stamps as Art

October 10, 2022

This week Charles and Michael speak with Peter Clyde, founder of Lazels, creating high end miniature puzzles out of titanium.

With an interest in philately, this past week Peter launched a 1:1 replica titanium puzzle of the Great Britain 1929 "Post Union Congress" stamp.

We talk to Peter about the idea behind the company, the exclusivity and inherent collectibility of his limited releases, and his ideas for future puzzles.

Please visit Lazels at Lazels.com

Ep. 94 Franz Fedra: Philasearch

Ep. 94 Franz Fedra: Philasearch

October 3, 2022

This week we speak with Franz Fedra, the owner and founder of Philasearch, Numisearch, and Antiquesearch. Providing customers all over the world with the ability to search, bid, and buy stamps and collectibles from respected dealers and auction houses.

 

To view philasearch please go to https://www.philasearch.com/en.

Ep. 93 Isobel Klempka: From the Show Floor of Stampex 2022!

Ep. 93 Isobel Klempka: From the Show Floor of Stampex 2022!

September 29, 2022

This quick mini episode features Isobel Klempka as she tours the Stampex 2022 floor at the end of day one. Isobel discusses What the main attraction sare of this year's Stampex, the new additions to the show, and what to expect in the future. Stampex 2022 takes place at the Business Design Centre in London from September 28th to October 1st. Be sure to visit in person or view their website!

 

The Stampex Website:
https://www.stampexinternational.com/

 

The PTS Website:
https://www.thepts.net/

Ep. 92 Jean Wang: Thematic Collecting

Ep. 92 Jean Wang: Thematic Collecting

September 26, 2022

Returning after a short hiatus, Charles and Michael speak with Jean Wang about the difference between Topical collecting and Thematic collecting, her award winning thematic Blood exhibit, the importance of joining organized philately, and a few stories from her time on the Canada Post Stamp Advisory Committee.

 

To view Jean's collection on Stampboards please visit: https://stampboards.com/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=54101

Ep. 91 North Toronto Stamp Club Meeting

Ep. 91 North Toronto Stamp Club Meeting

June 20, 2022

This week's episode is an airing of the speech given at the North Toronto Stamp Club meeting at Capex on June 11th, 2022.

Ep: 90 Detecting counterfeit USPS Forever Stamps with Wayne Youngblood

Ep: 90 Detecting counterfeit USPS Forever Stamps with Wayne Youngblood

June 13, 2022

In this episode Michael Cortese, NobleSpirit, and Charles Epting, HR Harmer, speak with Wayne Youngblood as he discusses exactly what you need to look out for to ensure that you're not being scammed by counterfeit stamps.

This episode acts as a part two of the November 22nd episode on counterfeit USPS Forever stamps.

 

Part 1: https://youtu.be/qCL72466_NQ

Ep. 89: Roger Kirby: The Swedish Tiger

Ep. 89: Roger Kirby: The Swedish Tiger

May 30, 2022

This week we speak with Roger Kirby, creator and keeper of the website TheSwedishTiger.com, a popular philatelic resource. Roger discusses the idea behind The Swedish Tiger, the various iterations of the website over the years, how content is created for the site, and his plans for its future. Visit www.TheSwedishTiger.com

Ep. 88: Jay Bigalke: Editor in Chief of Scott Catalogue on the New Catalogue Subscription model

Ep. 88: Jay Bigalke: Editor in Chief of Scott Catalogue on the New Catalogue Subscription model

May 23, 2022

In our first episode back after the break, we talk with Jay Bigalke of Amos Media to discuss the decision behind the new Scott subscription model and what improvements they have made over the previous digital catalogue.

Ep. 87 Stamp Active Live from London 2022

Ep. 87 Stamp Active Live from London 2022

February 28, 2022

Today we chat with Ralph Stuttard and John Davies from the Stamp Active organization in the UK about their time at the London 2022 International Stamp Show and the history of the organization.

Stamp Active is a voluntary organization which promotes stamp collecting for young people in the UK.

Stamp Active can be found at Stampactive.co.uk

Ep. 86: Suzanne Rae & Isobel Klempka live at the London 2022 Stamp Show

Ep. 86: Suzanne Rae & Isobel Klempka live at the London 2022 Stamp Show

February 22, 2022

We talk with Suzanne Rae, Managing Director of the PTS, and Isobel Klempka, the PR and Marketing Consultant for the PTS & the Stampex Show, about the London 2022 International Stamp Show.

https://www.london2022.co/

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