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Inpector General’s Comments On Harry Potter Stamps
The United states Postal Service’s Office of Inspector General is weighing in on the debate over the new Harry Potter stamps and the future of these types of stamps. In a recent posting on the Post Office’s website, the inspector General sought public reaction to the Postmaster General’s suggestion
Insuring Your Stamp Collection
Stamp collecting is a hobby that can appreciate over time. That is, if you purchase your material wisely and increase the size of your collection accordingly. With the right effort your collection could easily grow in value.
International Reply Coupons And Ponzi Schemes
In mid-December 2008 the Media repeatedly used the term â€śPonzi Schemeâ€ť to describe Bernard L Madoffâ€™s investment scandal. Few people are even aware of what the original Ponzi scheme was. The original scheme is named after Charles Ponzi, an Italian immigrant.
Introduction To Stamp Collecting
Thereďż˝s a funny thing about albums. Albums hold a host of memories within their pages. But what do stamps and albums have in common? You will be surprised to find the answer.
Inverted Jenny Collector’s Set Sold Out
The United State Post Office had planned to create 5,000 sets of Inverted Jenny stamp if the demand warranted it. As such, only 1,900 sets of the $200 sets have been sold.
Inverted Jenny Stamp Lottery
One of the most interesting stamp lotteries is underway at a post office near you. With a move, guaranteed to drive many stamp collectors bonkers, The U.S. Postal service has intentionally issued 100 souvenir sheets of six $2 Inverted Jenny stamps with the plane right-side up.
Investing In Stamps
Stamp collecting is a very popular hobby that has been around for a long time. The hobby has been so popular that some philatelic enthusiasts take it to serious levels involving money. Stamp investing has become a serious business, so serious that it goes way beyond normal stamp collecting.
Is A Stamp worth Expertizing?
In order to expertize a stamp, you need the right tools available to you. These tools are readily available to most stamp collectors. Once you have acquired them you need to learn how to use them, in order to make the types of judgment real expertise’s make.
Is Collecting Stamps Expensive
Every hobby has its expenses and stamp collecting is no exception to this rule. With a hobby, you have some control over how much money you want to spend on it. Granted you may not have any judgment and just jump in and spend your money recklessly. But stamp collecting can be done on the cheap.
Is Your Stamp An Overprint?
What is an overprint? An overprint is an additional printing on a stamp that was not part of the original design and causes the stamp to be considered to be a new stamp. After the overprint is applied, the stamps takes on a new identity.
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