Stamp Collecting

  • 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....
  • First Day Issue Stamps
    The first day of issue is essentially the day that a particular postage stamp, postal card, or cover is officially offered to the public for sale. In most cases, first day issue stamps begin their jo....
  • Stamp Collections
    Stamp collections are growing all over the world as you read the words on this page. More and more people are becoming involved in philately because they derive such pleasure from this popular pastim....
  • History Of Postage Stamps
    The history of postage stamps is vast, as each country around the world began using postal stamps at different times. However, if you want to get a brief background to the world of stamps and philate....
  • Stamp Collectors
    You might be surprised to learn who stamp collectors are. Stamp collectors come from all walks of life, and they are both young and old, and every age between. Doctors, teachers, scientists, histori....
  • Information On Stamp Collecting
    Probably the most helpful resource for finding information on stamp collecting is the Internet. Of course you could always purchase some books that deal specifically with philately, but a book can on....
  • Stamp Dealers
    Stamp dealers can be your onestop source for information about stamp collecting in general as well as for more specific questions. If you have an unusual stamp and want to know its value, you can get....