Stamp Collecting

  • 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....
  • New Postage Stamps
    Although new postage stamps may not seem as intriguing because they lack the history associated with old stamps, they can still be quite unique. In fact, many new stamps that are issued today depict ....
  • Stamp Prices
    Sometimes it can be a little more difficult finding out stamp prices than you would think. Not all stamps are valued at their face cost, meaning that a rare stamp that says 10 cents on the face may a....
  • Old Stamps
    Old stamps are generally in high demand by collectors, so as you can imagine, the cost for such stamps can be quite expensive. Hobbyists who thoroughly enjoy the art of stamp collecting find that old....
  • Stamp Values
    For those people who spend a good amount of time collecting stamps, the question of stamp values pops up every now and again. It can be tricky discerning the value of one stamp over another, especial....
  • 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....
  • 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....