Saturday, July 31, 2010

Boat #257, Nevis

Nice hat Nelson.

Friday, July 30, 2010

Boat #258, Japan

A little boat carrying a lot of stuff.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Boat #261, Papua New Guinea (and coffee!)

Not only does Papua New Guinea make great boat stamps, they also produce some great coffees. The best of the best is roasted right here in Ann Arbor by coffee guru Allen Leibowitz of Zingerman's Coffee Company. Feeling impulsive? Buy some great beans at:

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Boat #267, China

Not only does this stamp come with a handsome cancellation, it also features a bonus train, plane, and truck. What a deal!

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Monday, July 19, 2010

Boat #269, Mozambique

A simple stamp, but one of my all time favorite nonetheless...

Sunday, July 18, 2010

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Friday, July 16, 2010

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Boat #275, San Marino

Today is my birthday. Happy birthday me!

Monday, July 12, 2010

Boat #276, Canada

The Nonsuch sailed the first trading voyage for what would become the Hudson's Bay Company—North America's first corporation.

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Friday, July 9, 2010

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Boat #282, São Tomé and Príncipe

São Tomé and Príncipe is a Portuguese speaking island nation off the coast of equatorial West Africa. I'm not sure if Leif had a chance to visit, but if he did he may have found the beard to be a bit much for the climate.


Monday, July 5, 2010

Sunday, July 4, 2010

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Boat #287, Comoro Islands

There are certain stamps that I don't pay much attention to until I happen to scan them and see them enlarged on the computer screen. This is one of those stamps. I love the patchwork sails especially.