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Stamp collecting Is A Fascinating Hobby
Stamp collecting is a fascinating hobby. This is a hobby you can start at any age and build a collection of both local and foreign stamps. There are many ways to build such a collection. The easiest place is to start with your own mail. But this is a slow process and you will need to look to other w
How Stamp Collectors Work
Stamp collecting is a very old hobby and is considered to be one of the most popular hobbies in the world. Though there is not that much money that can be made from this hobby unlike collecting coins, some people just do it for the fun of it.
In most states and counties, it is common to find a variety of groups catering to the hobby of collecting stamps. People engage in stamp collecting as a general interest; other times they are in it because of the possibility of profit in collecting rare stamps. This profit comes from the fact that s
Coin And Stamp Collectors Contrasted
People have different hobbies because people have different interests. There are people interested in sports, in arts, in crafts or even in games. What matters in choosing a hobby is that it keeps you interested. It makes idle time worthwhile. It tells a lot about the passions of a person. That is w
Stamp Auction Tips
There are many ways to acquire stamps for your collection. One overlooked option by novice collectors are stamp auctions. Participating in an auction can be either a pleasant or a very frustrating experience. If you have never participated in a stamp auction, here are some tips to take much of the
Rare Inverted Jenny Stamp Recovered
In 1955, four stamps with a famously misprinted upside-down plane were stolen from a stamp convention in Virginia. After more than 60 years on of the stamps has resurfaced.
China Stamp Investing
In China, the stamp market has long been used as an investment alternative to their stock market. Investors moving into and out of the stamp market have caused wild fluctuations in prices for China stamps. In general, values of China stamps are higher than they otherwise would be without the influen
Linns.com Is Approved By Google Into Google News
Linns.com has announced that they have been approved as a Google News publisher. Their website is now included in results for Google News searches and in Gmail Google news alerts. Google News offers users the ability to personalize the content that appears on the news site.
Buying Classic U.S. Stamps Online Perils
If you buy a lot of stamps at online auctions, you may be shocked at how many of them are misrepresented and/or misdescribed, especially U.S. material. Almost all of the early high-value U.S. stamps described as being in mint or never-hinged condition that do not have certificates are either obvious
Stamp Collecting With The USPS
Even before many philatelists thought up the hobby of stamp collecting, it is rather obvious that the act of exchanging letters through a centralized system that would recognize stamps as payment to cover carriage costs would have to be put in place. The American Philatelic Society (APS), which is t
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