stamp collecting – Hasso Hering


A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

A detour into movie history

Written January 1st, 2017 by Hasso Hering

Eighty-three years after it was mailed to a Hollywood actress, a little envelope with its 3-cent stamp caught my attention in Albany on New Year’s Eve.

What an old envelope can start

Written October 18th, 2015 by Hasso Hering

This much I know: On April 30, 1932, a Mrs. Lübbert dropped a letter in the mail in Königsberg, East Prussia. Thirteen years later, a rhinoceros in the nearby zoo caught some bullets as the Russian army overran the city. And the internet is how, on my desk in Albany, these two unrelated events got […]

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