Hideo Yokota

Hideo R. Yokota has been a stamp collector and enthusiast since he was seven years old. His wide ranging interests include the United States Revenue playing card issue, early Untied States machine postmarks, United States precancels and perfins, United States and United Nations first day dated and socked-on-the-nose stamps, 1950 California Statehood issue and various other specialties. Since 1978, Mr. Yokota has specialized in the 1934-1936 United States airmail special delivery issues. In 2003, he started exhibiting this AMSD collection which has been honored with multiple awards including three Grand, two Reserve Grand, and sixteen Gold awards.