Jean Wang – “Pandemic Philately: Beyond COVID-19 Stamps”
Date(s) - 02/14/2022
Topic: Pandemic Philately: Beyond COVID-19 Stamps
The COVID-19 pandemic offers philatelists a unique opportunity to collect tomorrow’s postal history in real time. This presentation will highlight the variety of material that is available beyond stamp issues, including pictorial postmarks, machine slogans, meter marks, postal stationery, and misrouted and returned mail. Together, this material provides a philatelic record of the pandemic.