Stamp Collecting

  • United States Postage Stamps
    What comes to mind when you think of United States postage stamps? Anyone not involved in philately probably just thinks of stamps as the only way to get a letter from Point A to Point B. However, f....
  • Old US Postage Stamps
    Old U.S. postage stamps are considered collectibles by anyone involved with philately. Stamp collecting dates back to the inception of the very first stamp, issued in Great Britain in 1840. Since th....
  • US Post Office Stamps
    These days, you can buy U.S. post office stamps at places other than the post office. I know the first time I realized I could buy stamps in the grocery store I was thrilled. My elation stemmed from....
  • Stamp Collecting - Become a Philatelist
    Stamp collecting, also known as philately, is a pastime enjoyed by many. However, people who do not understand the fascination with stamps also largely misunderstand this hobby. When you stop to rea....
  • Philately
    Philately is the official term for the hobby of stamp collecting. People all around the world appreciate the history and art that goes into the making of stamps and enjoy this pastime. Avid stamp co....
  • US Postage Stamps
    Many people are not aware that there are actually numerous types of U.S. postage stamps. Since the first stamp was sold in the United States in 1847, numerous types have been created and released for....
  • Airmail Stamps
    There is nothing tricky about airmail stamps, as the name tells it all. Basically, all mail that is to be sent by air requires some form of postage. Mail sent within the United States by air does no....
  • Post Office Stamps
    The introduction of post office stamps was a godsend as far as most people were concerned. Postage stamps meant that people who were on the receiving end of mail no longer had to fork up the cash for....
  • Buy Postage Stamps
    I bet when you head to the post office to buy postage stamps, you don't put too much thought into this errand. However, if you were to stop a moment and think about how a stamp enables you to communi....
  • Postage Stamp Collecting
    Postage stamp collecting is a favorite pastime among both children and adults who appreciate the stories behind stamps. If you look at a stamp and you see a whole world of possibilities behind it, yo....