Philately in our schools leaves lasting impression

Children are our future. It’s true in life and it’s true in philately, and people everywhere seem to be taking that thought to heart. Instead of lamenting a “dying hobby,” many people now speak of an evolving hobby, one that aims to attract newcomers by whatever means possible. As of late, those means have included... Continue reading →

Canadian teacher, designer helps create Israeli philatelists World Stamp Show display

This display of commemorative synagogue postmarks, created by award-winning teacher and long-time graphic designer Irving Osterer, was part of the Society of Israel Philatelists’ World Stamp Show display.

Although at this point he considers himself more of a collector than a philatelist, Irving Osterer has his hands in many aspects of the hobby in Canada and abroad. “It was really my first foray into exhibit design, although it’s on my horizon,” said Osterer, a long-time graphic designer who’s also an award-winning teacher and... Continue reading →

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