Francis Unson:

Collecting stamps and coins is like collecting mini works of art.

Originally posted on ecrit l'amour | contemporary hand-lettering | modern calligraphy | unique pen-to-paper creations:

Loving a handwritten letter inevitably makes me love stamps. Now that the Postal Service seems to be slipping into the past, it makes me want to collect these tiny little pieces of art even more. Stamp collecting may seem like a super dorky pastime, but I can’t help but admit that I like it. Despite a disgurntuled and impatient postal worker helping me, I know I will never buy a boring or ugly stamp ever again. (No offense to postal workers; I’ve had a lot of nice ones too!)  Some of the new 2012 stamps include the strange and wonderful. This year you’ll find Aloha Shirts, Innovative Chorepgarphers, Weather Vanes, Twentieth-Century Poets, Bonsai Trees and the Carmel Mission just to name a few. (Check the 2012 USPS new issued stamps at Stamp News Now. Here are a few pics of some of my own stamps, although I do have to…

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