Philosateleia
Kevin Blackston
PO Box 17544
San Antonio TX 78217-0544
United States of America

Blog archives (February 2016)

A bird on the envelope

I’ve fallen rather dreadfully behind on sharing scans of some of the awesome pieces of mail and stamps that I’ve received over the last few months, but I’m going to try to rectify that starting with this:

Cover bearing collage comprised of images of bird and leaves and part of a vintage envelope front
Bird cover

This item came from Linda W. of Happy Day Mail. Linda has done some marvelous things with scraps of postal history, bug-eaten and half-missing covers that have virtually no philatelic value left. As you can see, the collage she created includes part of an old cover front dating back to the 19th century.

If everything that ended up in my mailbox looked like this, I’d be even more excited about checking the mail!