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Why Stamp Collectors Hated a 1972 Stamp Designed Just for Them


Atlas Obscura - Apr 17, 2017
Despite all these riches, there was still one topic you couldn't collect a stamp about: stamp collecting. To a certain segment of enthusiasts, this was a disappointment. According to R.R. Higgins—author of the column “The Stamp Man,” which ran in the ...
 

Stamp collecting? You might get the bug like Bill Hamilton did


The Spectator - Apr 10, 2017
Bridgetown's Bill Hamilton never meant to be a stamp collector, but he got the bug after he inherited some stamps from his mother. He's chairman of this year's Valley Stamp Club Exhibition, Show and Sale at the Port Williams Community Centre on April ...
 

Stamps of approval at Great Bay Stamp Club show


Foster's Daily Democrat - Apr 22, 2017
Stamp collecting is a hobby struggling to attract younger people. Hoyt said the group hopes to change that by having new people come to its shows. He said they would like to get some younger members. “Most of us started collecting when we were kids,” ...
 

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Collection of 56 Philatelic Exhibition and Stamp Collecting Souvenir Cards NR


 

1938, stamp collecting sheet from III.german reich, original, size 9/12cm


 

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Stamp Collecting books

The World Encyclopedia of Stamps & Stamp Collecting: The Ultimate Illustrated Reference To Over 3000 Of The World'S Best Stamps, And A Professional ... And Perfecting A Spectacular Collection


by: James Dr. Mackay
A fascinating history of collecting, visual directory of stamps, and guidance on acquiring your own.
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A First Stamp Album for Beginners: Revised Edition


by: Robert Obojski

The most popular hobby in the world, stamp collecting has millions of fans in the United States alone. Many are adults who have turned a childhood interest in philately into a pleasurable (and often profitable) lifetime avocation. This volume has everything needed to start a personal stamp collection: Entries for nearly 200 countries; Spaces for more than 2,600 stamps; Over 1,100 black-and-white illustrations of stamps; Easy-to-use Stamp Identifier Table and Index.
Clear instructions for using the album and the Stamp Identifier Table are included, along with many useful hints and tips on building a collection.
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Stamp Collecting For Dummies


by: Richard L. Sine
Postage stamps have evolved quite a bit since Great Britain’s 1840 Penny Black, the world’s first adhesive postage stamp. From simple designs featuring the monarch to works of art literally condensed to postage stamp size, hundreds of thousands of different stamps have been issued in the past 164 years—and the great majority of them remain reasonably priced for collectors. With so many stamps to collect from so many countries, a philatelist’s choices are virtually unlimited--which can be both a blessing and a curse, especially if you’re a newcomer to the art of stamp collecting.
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The passions of stamp collectors


Though stamp collecting isn't as popular as it once was, some rare stamps are worth millions, and the stories behind rare specimens (such as the \
 

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This video is showing in the William H. Gross Stamp Gallery at the Smithsonian's National Postal Museum. This video is of stamp collectors, including youth, ...
 

BBC News - Why Worth It on Stamp Collecting?


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A-B-C's of Stamp Collecting by Janet Klug


Going beyond the basics of stamp collecting, Janet Klug, past president of the American Philatelic Society and member of the Citizens' Stamp Advisory ...
 

Chinese boom in stamp collecting


AP Television Hong Kong - August 11, 2011 1. Close of envelope with China''s Cultural Revolution period stamps 2. Close pan of envelope with China''s ...