Stamp Collecting

  • Commemorative Stamps
    Commemorative stamps very quickly turn into collectible stamps, because once the original printing has been sold out, they are typically not reissued. This means that people who are avid stamp collec....
  • Rare Stamps
    Finding rare stamps is somewhat more challenging than finding other stamps, such as duck stamps, Confederate stamps, or commemorative stamps. However, they can still be found with a little perseveran....
  • Confederate Stamps
    Confederate stamps are a hot commodity in the world of philately. Many avid stamp collectors specifically seek out stamps that depict the years of strife when many of the Southern states seceded from....
  • Sell Stamps
    Many people who thoroughly enjoy buying stamps also sell stamps. For most people who are involved in the hobby of stamp collecting, they sell stamps in order to purchase other stamps. For instance, ....
  • Duck Stamps
    Another name for duck stamps is Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamps, which are produced by the United States Postal Service for the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. These s....
  • Stamp Catalogs
    Stamp catalogs are wonderful resources for people who have made stamp collecting their favorite pastime. Catalogs showcase the various stamps that a company may have available for sale. In addition,....
  • Error Stamps
    Error stamps are stamps that deviate from the norm in some major way. These deviations are not intentional, but rather unintentional, and therefore they are considered errors. Errors can include mis....
  • Stamp Collecting Albums
    Stamp collecting albums are a complete necessity if you are taking up philately. The fact is that you will probably wind up collecting more stamps than you ever dreamed imaginable, and as a result yo....
  • First Day Covers
    First day covers are envelopes that have stamps affixed to them. The stamps are postmarked on the first day of sale for that specific stamp issue. The covers can have printed illustrations on them d....
  • Stamp Collecting Hobby
    Stamp collecting is a wonderful hobby that people of all ages can enjoy. Stamp collecting is fun, plain and simple. You can collect the stamps that interest you the most, regardless of what is popul....