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Stamp Globe Trotting
Over 260 countries issue postage stamps of one kind or another. As the world continues to change, with nations combining, breaking apart, or changing governments, the number of stamp issuing countries will always be in flux.
Perhaps you have been wondering how stamp dealers grade stamps. Well this article will provide and overview of this process
Stamp Grades And Stamp Grading
Much like coins, stamps also have grades assigned to them. The grade of a stamp refers to the stamp’s condition.
Stamp Huck Lines
There are two types of varieties that are more than 45 years old that often cause confusion among stamp collectors who like to catch printing flaws: joint lines where they are not expected and plate numbers or design elements with a ghost impression.
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.
Stamp Organization And Acquisition
There are many reasons why people collect stamps. Some people collect stamps to learn history, to relive their own histories. Other folks like to look at stamps and enjoy the feelings and emotions that they evoke. And other people collect stamps for investment purposes.
Stamp Paper And Watermarks
Stamp paper comes in so many varieties that you would need at least a couple of days just to lint them. However a decent understanding of the basics of stamp paper is useful. Paper identification can be a critical factor if you intend to collect early issues of some countries.
Stamp Printing Waste
There has been much suspicion ever since color-emitted errors were found on the 15˘ Santa Claus, Christmas Tree Ornament stamp of 1979 that some of these errors came from printer's waste. Printer's waste is incomplete or misprinted, misperforated, and misgummed product that was somehow improperly ta
Stamp Search Engines
When you use Google , Bing, or a similar search engine to look up information about stamps, you will be certain to get information that has nothing to do with stamps. One easy way to avoid these unwanted search results is to use sites that limit their searches to stamps. Stampsearch.info, www.stamps
Stamp Show Checklist
There is a stamp show coming up in the near future near you and you decide you want to attend it. You’ve gone to the trouble to create your want list, and you find it is a bit more substantial than you had expected, but you are anxious to make the trip a success. In order to make this happen, you wi
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