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Linda Stanfield  (Website Owner),  Connecticut, USA

dalin919@gmail.com

Born and raised in Manila, Philippines.  Formerly a resident of New York and now of Connecticut.  Have been interested in Philippine Philately since early age.  Life Member of the American Philatelic Society,  the American First Day Cover Society, and, International Philippine Philatelic Society (IPPS). 

While in the Philippines, together with husband Frank, founded the International Philippine Philatelic Society (IPPS) and served as the first editor of the society’s publication.  Wrote the catalog  Flight Covers of the Philippines 1947-1988.  Under the auspices of IPPS, helped co-write  Errors, Freaks and Oddities on Philippine Republic Stamps, 1946-1979. 

Served as a member of the Philippine Stamp Advisory Committee, created to advise the Postmaster General on Philippine stamp program, most particularly on future stamp issues.

Worked closely with the United Nations Postal Administration of New York promoting UN stamps in the Philippines through stamp exhibits, lectures, and other projects.

Worked closely with Pan American Airways and Air France – Concorde in the promotion of various philatelic projects for their companies (First Flight Covers).

Was very active in local philatelic scene – organizing various stamp exhibits, serving as adviser to various school stamp clubs, including giving lectures; organizing stamp clinics to culminate in competitive stamp exhibits among the students; arranging field trips.

Worked with several organizations, both government and private, using philately as a means of promotion for their anniversaries and other milestones.

Honored to  have been chosen by the Bureau of Posts to have her hands "model" for a set of stamps issued to commemorate the 1983 Philatelic Week (illustrated above).

 
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