Late-Fee Postal Markings
Prior to the invention and increased public use of the telegraph and telephone in the 19th century, people primarily communicated long distance by mail. When they had a message to send, they often wanted it to get to its destination as quickly as possible.
Canadian Stamp Knowledge
Since its inception on May 6, 1840, “postage stamps” had been a part of history as it unfolds the greatest line of creations that the society is enjoying up to this day.
One Of Our Oldest Hobbies
Stamp collecting is probably one of man’s older pursuits that can be labeled “wholesome” and “promising.”
Stamp Collecting Resource Books
Stamp collecting is an enriching hobby because it has educational and cultural value. In about six months, you shall have learned about countries and special events, and a lot about the stamp collecting industry as well. You will probably meet a lot of interesting fellow collectors with whom you c
Stamp Collecting Terms
The very first stamps that came out did not have
perforations, but cutting them became cumbersome.
Perforating machines came into use to solve this
problem. They punch holes vertically and horizontally
so that stamps can be torn from the sheet more easily.
Joy Of Collecting
An introduction to collecting stamps.
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