Philatelic and non-philatelic
Library of Congress - (
http://www.loc.gov/search/civilwar.html ) This link is
directly to the Civil War section, an essential resource for the
researcher with a very deep range of every kind of information - from
books and photographs to video, movie and audio history.
Arago - People, Postage and the Post - (
http://arago.si.edu/flash/?s1=5|sq=confederate|sf=0 ) the
Confederate section of the Smithsonian National Postal Museum. A
resource for the study of philately and postal operations. One of the
many research projects with which I have been involved. This is an
outstanding and continually evolving resource. Lucky for Confederate
specialists that this was one of the first sections to be included. It
was unveiled at the Washington 2006 international exhibition.
Archives - (
http://www.archives.gov/ )On-line access to art works,
census data, US legal manuscripts, the Federal Register and so much
more. An invaluable source.
Stamps - (
http://www.2-clicks-stamps.com/ ) a stamp collecting
directory that provides collectors an online philatelic guide with a
database of 3,500 classified philatelic web pages, all under a
specific category - an excellent resource.
for "Philately") - (
http://www.askphil.org ) is provided as a service to offer
general answers to questions about stamp collecting. It is a the
non-commercial, all-reference site sponsored by the Collectors Club of
Chicago and covers a broad range of subjects. Highly
http://itools.com ) Use the best tool for the job. Find and
share the best tools to get whatever you want done. Simply.
Philatelic Research Page - (
) An extensive selection of worldwide philatelic links.
Virtual Stamp Club - (
http://www.virtualstampclub.com/announce.html ) An on-line
philatelic newspaper or magazine, with a very active "Letters to the
Editor" section. In the forum, you'll find news, information, opinions
Stamp Link - (
) "Your on-ramp to the hottest sites in stamp collecting"
http://www.collectorcafe.com/ ) This online community guide
sponsored by Stanley Gibbons, provides articles and news on more than
90 collecting interests. Visitors can contact other collectors and
post free advertisements in the classified section. Collector Cafe
contains links to hundreds of specialist dealer sites and is a
valuable source of information for every collector.
Stamp Forgery Guide - (
http://www.filatelia.fi/forglinks/index.html ) Worldwide
sources of information on forged stamps and stamp expertising
searchable by country or expert, past and present, with over 1700
General Civil War Websites of Special Interest
American Civil War - (
http://www.factasy.com/civil_war/index.shtml ) "Your
history site on the Web". While not philatelic, this is a
comprehensive Civil War site with forums that may be of interest and
is a good source for research projects.
Brian and Maria
Green - (
http://www.bmgcivilwar.com ) Dealing in paper memorabilia of
the Civil War - autographs, letters, documents, diaries, currency and
stamps. Brian has been in the business for forty years and visits
major Civil War shows around the country. Brian's wife, Maria, shares
his enthusiasm for things Confederate.
Jim Stanley &
Associates - (
http://www.cwartifax.com/ ) Jim is a collector and purveyor
of museum quality investment grade Civil War artifacts, images and
documents. If your interests go beyond "paper", you may want to visit
Americana - (
http://www.mqamericana.com/ ) This is a division of Cal
Packard, LLC. Cal and his daughter Sarah sell quality historical
artifacts and documents. A nicely done and most interesting site that
specializes in Civil War materials with emphasis on "paper".
Relics - (
http://www.thebatteryrelics.com/ )Cecil Hooper's Civil War
relic website "Giving History a Future". Cecil has a small section of
documents and letters as well.
Confederate Railroads -
http://www.csa-railroads.com/ ) David L. Bright's excellent
resource. You will find each railroad, its location and length, its
type and size of rail, the number of cars and locomotives it had when
the war started, and the names and technical data of each locomotive.
There are also lists of stations on each road and comments about most
Confederate cities, taken from a Confederate railroad guide. There are
well over 7,500 transcriptions of the railroad issues-related
documents that he continues to find and post.
Philatelic Retail Dealers - Respected Competitors
Kimbrough - (
http://www.jlkstamps.com/csa.htm ) My esteemed online
competitor. John and I both have a passion for Confederates. His site
also has articles and an in depth section on
Confederate fakes. John is a respected author as well as a fellow
member of the CSA Authentication Service.
- ( http://www.rfrajola.com
) One of the most knowledgeable U.S. students/dealers in the country,
also a former postal history auctioneer. While his specialty is mostly
quality U.S., he also knows and handles Confederates. He maintains a
popular Message Board for collectors/dealers on his site as well.
Patricia A. Kaufmann
of the best confederate philatelic sites on the web. Lots of online
articles, hints, and stamps to reference or purchase. A great dealer
and knowledge base that you can trust!
Auction Houses that offer Confederates
J. Rumsey - (
) San Francisco
Siegel - (
http://www.siegelauctions.com/ ) New York
Philatelic Exhibition Websites
APS Show Calendar - (
lists all the major national shows
New York 2016
- ( http://www.ny2016.org
) the next big international show
http://www.napex.org ) Washington, DC area -
the premier East
WESTPEX - (
http://westpex.com ) San
Francisco area - the premier West coast show