Archive for September 2016

James Hautman Wins – Rebekah Nastav-Knight 2nd

The annual federal duck stamp art contest was held this past weekend at the Academy of Sciences in downtown Philadelphia. At noon on Saturday, James Hautman was declared the winner for the fifth time, tying him with his brother, Joseph, whose art is featured on the 2016-17 stamp. The 152 entries were judged by artist and…

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Maryland Crabbing Stamps – Part Two

In today’s post, I will show you the Maryland crabbing stamps that were issued from 1991 through 1993 and discuss the possibility that similar stamps may have been issued for previous years. We will conclude this two part series by taking a hard look at some of the issues affecting the viability of the Chesapeake crab fisheries going forward.…

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Maryland Crabbing Stamps – Part One

I want to thank everyone who has told me how much they enjoyed the Maryland POW fishing stamps posts – it is very much appreciated! Several of you asked if I knew anything about the crabbing stamps that Maryland is “rumored” to have issued in the early 1990s. Well, it is more than a rumor and…

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Welcome To Gallery Seven

Just wanted to let everyone know Gallery Seven is now up. Highlighted by 75 different fish and game stamps issued by the U.S. Department of Defense for Vandenberg Air Force Base (see Figure 1), it can be reached by clicking on Galleries beneath the Home page banner, then clicking on “Gallery Seven”.        …

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