Stamps @ BellaOnline The BellaOnline stamps site helps you learn how to buy, collect and store stamps. en-us Copyright 2016 All Rights Reserved. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 09:27:18 EST 240 Stamps @ BellaOnline Valuing Stamps Stamp collecting is not exactly a new trend sweeping through the world; In fact, philately (or the study of stamps), and stamp collecting have been of interest to many enthusiasts for over centuries. In fact, the American Philatelic Society (APS), which is the biggest congregation of philatelists an Mon, 22 Aug 2016 21:42:10 EST Stamp Color Expertizing Issues. A stamp collector who specializes in collecting 19th century U.S. stamps, stationary, and postal history keeps running into the issue of what colors should the authentic stamps he collects actually appear as? The colors seem to vary making it difficult for him to expertize these stamps on his own. Mon, 15 Aug 2016 15:21:08 EST Is Stamp Expertizing Needed? Is stamp expertizing required? Sometimes the answer is no. There are number of items to look for on the front of United States stamps that can immediately rule them out as being genuine, so that expertization will not be required. All that is required is that you know what to look for and that you Mon, 8 Aug 2016 18:20:22 EST