Stamp Smarter
WebSite
Revision History


May 2017

5/5/17 - Added Philatelic Links Listing and database
5/11/17 - Developed and added Newfoundland Album flipbook
5/14/17 - Added Revenue Stamps of the US 1899 to Library
5/19/17 - Added Stamps of Australia 1850 – 2017 Album to Library
5/24/17 - Added Catalogue Australian Stamps to Library
5/28/17 - Added 1876-77 Insurance Blue Book to Library
5/30/17 - Added US Zeppelin Catalog Trends Article to Library



April 2017

4/2/17 - Added 4/9/17 - Added Roosevelt Proof Album
4/12/17 - Added Poor's Manual of Railroads 1885 Book to Library
4/14/17 - Added Identifying Stamp Colors Article to Library
4/18/17 - Updated 1847usa '1954-1980 Liberty Series' page
4/27/17 - Updated Main Library page



March 2017

3/5/17 - Added new Stamp Mount Lookup page (By Scott number)
3/10/17 - Fixed link on Main page
3/20/17 - Developed and added 4 new topical stamp videos
3/25/17 - Added Stamp Games and Puzzles



Feb 2017

2/12/17 - Added new stamp mount database and cross reference page
2/18/17 - Updated U.S. and CDN Line Perforations Articles
2/20/17 - Added New Stamp Screen Savers



Jan 2017

1/4/17 - Fixed broken links
1/15/17 - Enhanced 1847usa 'By Year' Features
1/24/17 - Completed illustrating philatelic glossary



Oct - Dec 2016

Large Update to responsive web design



Sept 2016

9/24/16 - Improved PopUp Finder
9/18/16 - Added all plate numbers for commemoratives, definitive’s, airmail, special delivery, postage due, revenues, Parcel Post, Offices in China, and Official stamps 1847 through 2015
9/11/16 - Added 'Line Perforations' article



August 2016

8/12/16 - Added new search engine
8/10/16 - Developed and added new US Pop-up Identifier
8/7/16 - Updated new menu design
8/4/16 - Added August Contest
8/1/16 -US 1862-1874 Revenue Insurance Cancellations



July 2016

7/19/16 - Added new monthly Stamp contest for SCF members
7/15/16 - Added new Stamp Image Color Extractor tool
7/12/16 - Added new Dennison hinge history page
7/8/16 - Added new Lytebox video code and 'Stamp Videos' section



June 2016

6/29/16 - Designed, developed and implemented new Documentary/Stock Transfer stamps 1940-51 serial number database
6/21/16 - Added 'How To' menu item and new How To articles
6/15/15 - Updated and improved Features on opening page
6/10/16 - Added ‘Philatelic Term of the Day’ feature to opening page
6/5/16 - Added Glossary section



May 2016

5/31/16 - Updated 1847usa design and formatting
5/18/16 – Added Airmails to Plate Number Tool database, C1 – C75
5/9/16 - Added support for multiple foreign languages
5/4/16 – Added new images, added more support for Asian languages to WSI database .



April 2016

4/20/16 – Redesigned the Games and puzzles, added 15 new games including several new Flash JigSaw games
4/15/16 – Added 5 new countries to database
4/10/16 – Added over 1000 new records to the World Stamp Identifier database .



March 2016

3/29/16 – Corrected typo on Registered Seller page
3/25/16 – Developed and added free, downloadable “Album Disposition Instructions” form
3/18/16 – Developed and added 3¢ 1851-57 Plating Initiative DVD
3/12/2016 - Added World Stamp Identifier Tool
3/7/2016 - Added Country Stamp Issuing List (to be merged into World Stamp Identifier tool).



Feb 2016

2/24/2016 - Added Weiss FAKED AND ALTERED UNITED STATES STAMPS Article.
2/18/2016 - Added features to the 3 Cent Plating Initiative incuding new tables to hold plating identification content.
2/15/2016 - Added new Washington/Franklin Identifier tool
2/8/2016 - Added new Christmas Seals presentation



Jan 2016

1/28/2016 - Site is offline for several days due to issue at host server.
1/20/2016 - 3 Cent Plating Initiative database and web front end established.
1/8/2016 - Added airmail rates and correced wartime rates to rate tool
1/7/2016 - Added general Philatelic Crossword Puzzle
1/6/2016 - Added new feature, US Postage Rate Tool
1/4/2016 - Updated logo
1/3/16 - Removed holiday animation, updated opening page with new sections
1/2/16 - Added new Plate Number home page and instructions, updated menus



Dec 2015

12/31/15 - Added new info for 1847 usages, 1851 usages, 1861 usages
12/30/15 - Updated Control Perfin Census sort order, added new 'Comment' field so Curt can update
12/2/15 - Added 325 new stamp images for PNT (Scott 3200-4000)
12/24/2015 - Updated opening page, reorgainzed and updated menu layout
12/19/15 - Added Holiday animation
12/12/2015 - Added Control Perfin Census database.



Nov 2015

11/30/2015 - Added Southern Rhodesia to country list
11/6/2015 - Added Bill Weiss NYFM Slide Show



Oct 2015

10/30/2015 - Added Bill Weiss Aricle library



Sept 2015

9/20/2015 - Added free printable perf gauge



Aug 2015

8/14/2015 - Added Bechuanaland to the list of StampSmarter countries



July 2015

7/16/2015 - Added TRANSVAAL to list of Stamp Smarter countries
7/4/2015 - Revised 22 'seller' typos in Reviews



June 2015

In hospital



May 2015

5/15/2015 - 1847usa web site revisions completed



April 2015

4/27/2015 - FaceBook page estabished



March 2015

3/21/2015 - 1847usa web site added



Feb 2015

2/27/2015 - Corrected several typos
2/24/2015 - Added 'Search By eBay Item Number' page



Jan 2015

In hospital.



Dec 2014

12/19/14 - Added Holiday animation
12/11/2014 - Rolled out Plate Number Lookup page.
12/10/2014 - Rolled out Plate Number Finder feature.



Nov 2014

11/14/2014 - Updated FAQs and Rules pages.
11/13/2014 - Added Screen captures to Audit forms.
11/9/2014 - Updated Review Submission form to include' auto-complete' feature to eliminate typos when users enter seller name.
11/8/2014 - Combined and improved SQL queries feeding Seller Total report, new report design.
11/6/2014 - Updated Menu navigation and added new Seller Registration Program
11/5/2014 - Updated Help Page
11/4/2014 - Updated PHP code including new members area multi-group menu system. Numerous enhancements in PHP code
11/2/2014 - Added BRITISH CENTRAL AFRICA to country list .



Oct 2014

10/30/2014 - Redesigned Dashboard and added several new reports.



Sept 2014

9/23/2014 - Added Tips Page



Aug 2014

8/27/2014 - Added 'Contacting Seller' help information
8/21/2014 - Modified Country List to include Rhodesia
8/6/2014 - Removed 'Null' designation and replaced with blank field in all lists



July 2014

7/11/2014 - Added new database of philatelic web site links.
7/7/2014 - Added navigation buttons to Dashboard 'Responsive Sellers metric so as seller list grows it will still fit. Shrunk size of page to remove scroll bar.
7/6/2014 - Improved several queries and resolved remaining issues on Dashboard page. Added a PayPal 'Donate' button to Contact Us page.
7/5/2014 - Found bug in 7/3 SQL modifications. Fixed issue where records were not updating upon some edits.
7/4/2014 - Added Privacy Policy page.
7/3/2014 - Made change to SQL design by changing the index 'LisingId 'field from a date/time stamp to an auto-incremental counter. The existing date/time stamps were moved to a new field named 'Date'. All forms/reports/ and pages were updated to reflect this new change.



June 2014

6/30/2014 - Updated field names 'Review Opinion' and 'Additional Information' across all screens and reports. Updated News page to support longer lists and scrolling.
6/27/2014 - Redesigned Summary metric page into DashBoard page and navigation.
6/26/2014 - Updated Review Rules pages and How It Works page.
6/25/2014 - Standardized three public views page layouts. Added General User help pages.
6/24/2014 - Added increased user management support including ability for users to change their own passwords.
6/24/2014 - Updated design and layout with new background and style as per user feedback.
6/19/2014 - Improved opening page
6/18/2014 - Added two new queries to calculate 'Success Percentage' and 'Most Responsive Sellers Report Percentage', added to Summary Reports page.
6/17/2014 - Updated Summary Reports page, removed graphics and made it more report-style.
6/16/2014 - Modified all public user details pages so that listing link is at top of each page (user suggestion)
6/12/14 - Add a new 'Comments' field to the database. This allows the entry of additional information AFTER the listing has closed. Typical use would be to capture new seller feedback or some other historical information that adds value to the listing record.