Time Travel Tuesday

Time Travel Tuesday – vintage stamps around the world

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Image via Cotton and Flax.

Last week, Lisa and I were the villains of the post office. We had over 50 parcels to mail for our Kickstarter campaign, and were at the front counter for the better part of an hour putting stamps on envelopes with prints. There was only one person working while the line was out the door. Though tedious and stressful, it really got me thinking about how much I enjoy stamps and the possibilities that this tiny canvas allows for design and illustration.

I’ve really enjoyed looking at collections of vintage stamps on the interwebs. Some depict famous leaders, others birds and architecture. Either way, it is interesting to see the different executions of the same thing.

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Image via Grain Edit.

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Image via Cotton and Flax.

stamps3Image via Present & Correct. (One of my favorite sites!)

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Image via Ming Cheng.

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Image via August Empress.