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AHG Badge Help – Special Delivery #16

Are you confused by all of the philatelic vocabulary associated with the Special Delivery Merit Badge? Have no fear the internet is here!!!

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AHG Badge Help – Special Delivery #12

Since I seem to be on a roll, I thought I would continue my series on the Special Delivery merit badge and look at what to do with the stamps that you have started to collect.  Should you hinge or … Continue reading

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AHG Badge Help – Special Delivery #20

Stamp collecting can be a great way to study modern history. By researching the people and places and things idolized on a stamp you can tell what is important to people throughout different decades. But did you know that stamp … Continue reading

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AHG Badge Help – Special Delivery #8

Today I thought I would continue sharing a few resources I have for the Special Delivery Merit Badge. The first stamp ever created is known as a “Penny Black”.  Issued in 1840 in England under the reign of Queen Victoria.  … Continue reading

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AHG Badge Help – Special Delivery #1

As I child I began collecting stamps. It is something my father still enjoys.  I was a little disheartened to see that AHG was discontinuing the Special Delivery Merit Badge.  I realize that the times have changed and society no … Continue reading

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Spring Break in Washington DC

I have had several requests to update my list of badge requirements that can be covered while in the DC area.  With the Annual Cherry Blossom Festival and Spring Break around the corner, I thought now would be a great … Continue reading

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AHG Badge Help – Special Delivery #21

I grew up collecting stamps. My interest came as a way to connect with my father, who also collected stamps. The diversity of stamps available still continues to amaze me.  Did you know that ordinary people, like me and you, … Continue reading

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Special Delivery #7

AHG merit badge Special Delivery focus on stamp collecting.  I know philately is not cool to some most people, but Lily has enjoyed working on this merit badge. It allowed her to connect to her grandpa in a new way. … Continue reading

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