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Word: philatelist

Definition: stamp-collector; N. philately: stamp collecting

Sentences Containing 'philatelist'

(1815–1899) was an English philatelist who was one of the "Fathers of Philately" entered on the Roll of Distinguished Philatelists in 1921.
A graduate of Carthage College and the Colorado School of Mines, Keightley spend most of his working life in England as a petroleum engineer and was an avid philatelist. After his retirement he returned to the United States and lived to 94.
Dr. G. C. van Balen Blanken (10 September 1914 - 29 February 1984) was a philatelist who in 1975, with photographer Bert Buurman, was awarded the Crawford Medal by the Royal Philatelic Society London for his multi-volume work on the plating of the 1852 Netherlands 5 and 10 cent values (Amsterdam 1968-77).
He wrote extensive on the subject and his articles appeared in "Gibbons Stamp Monthly", the "China Clipper", the "Journal of Chinese Philately" and "The London Philatelist".
His contributions to The London Philatelist are too numerous to list. In New Zealand he discovered the original plates from which the first stamps of that country were printed.
His obituary in The London Philatelist stated that he had "...fairly earned the title of the Grand Seigneur of Philately."
Juhani Veijo Olamo (1940 – 1 September 2010) was a Finnish philatelist who was appointed to the Roll of Distinguished Philatelists in 1997 and was a Fellow of the Royal Philatelic Society London.
Leslie Leopold Rudolph Hausburg (May 1872 - 3 July 1917) was a British philatelist who was one of the "Fathers of Philately".
Martin Erler is a German philatelist who is an expert on the revenue stamps of Germany who with John A. Norton (died June 1980) has written the only comprehensive catalogue of German revenue stamps.
Prof. Carlrichard Brühl (25 February 1925 - 25 January 1997) was a German historian of medieval history and philatelist who, in 1986, was awarded the Crawford Medal by the Royal Philatelic Society London for his "Geschichte der Philatelie".
Sloane was responsible for reviewing the famous Bureau issues and his Bureau plate number collection of philatelist Walter R. McCoy and recording a description of it.
Westoby was a prolific contributor to philatelic journals under the pen name "A Parisian Collector", including "The Philatelist" and "The Stamp-Collector's Magazine".
Wing Commander Peter Ingram Padget LDS (born 4 April 1919) of Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, was a Royal Air Force officer and philatelist who was a specialist in the stamps of China.

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