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What’s New

Auction The 2024A auction is now available on the web.  Bids will be accepted beginning January 28. Beyond the Reef Long time members Lyman and Ruth Caswell have both recently passed away.  Lyman and Ruth were very active in Society activities.  Lyman and Ruth both will be missed.  See the Lyman Caswell Obituary and the Ruth…

Ruth Caswell Obituary

Ruth M. Caswell Obituary    Ruth Moffett Hansen Caswell; educator, philatelist, musician.   Dearly beloved wife, mother and grandmother passed away at home, August 2023 at the age of 88.  She believed that music enhanced our lives and was involved in live concerts, as both a performer and as an attendee. In retirement, Ruth found a…

Lyman Caswell Obituary

In Memoriam – Lyman R. Caswell (1928-2023) Lyman was a past president of our society.  His collecting interest was in Hungarian postage due stamps.  He won numerous awards with his exhibits of this back-of-the-book specialty.  He was also a member of the Hungarian philatelic organization, Mafitt.   Lyman received BS and MS degrees from Indiana…

Hungarian Scouting Magazine

One of our members has provided this Hungarian Scouting Magazine which has two articles about stamps.  One, in which Sándor Petőfi, probably the most famous Hungarian poet, whose 200th birth anniversary is celebrated this year, with two stamps shown, one issued in 1923, the other issued this year. The other article is about the Hungarian…

Comparison of Hungarian Catalog Prices 2016-7 to 2018

This is a comparison of the pricing in the new 2018 Hungarian catalog (A magyar belyegek katalogusa) with the previous one from 2016. The comparison is in the form of a multi-page Microsoft Excel™ spreadsheet which can be downloaded here by interested members. The database gives the change in pricing by issue, year and decade….