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Here are the top ten articles for the Stamps Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. You Inherited A Stamp Collection, Now What?
Here is an all too typical situation, you have just inherited a stamp collection, about which you know nothing nor even care too. Surprise, surprise, surprise…none of your grandchildren have even the slightest interest in stamps or the collection itself. So what do you do now? What are your options?
2. Stamp Collecting Ideas
A stamp is a small piece of paper that is glued to the envelope whenever a document or a letter is sent via the post office. This is used both locally and internationally as a fee for the service rendered.
3. How Collectible Stamps Are Valued
Stamps have been a ubiquitous part of everyday life. After all, stamps are one of the ingenious ways devised by the postal services in order to facilitate payment for the delivery of letters, mail equivalents, packets, and the like. Because of the ubiquity of stamps, it is inevitable that many indiv
4. Late-Fee Postal Markings
Prior to the invention and increased public use of the telegraph and telephone in the 19th century, people primarily communicated long distance by mail. When they had a message to send, they often wanted it to get to its destination as quickly as possible.
5. Canadian Stamp Knowledge
Since its inception on May 6, 1840, “postage stamps” had been a part of history as it unfolds the greatest line of creations that the society is enjoying up to this day.
6. Stamp Collecting Resource Books
Stamp collecting is an enriching hobby because it has educational and cultural value. In about six months, you shall have learned about countries and special events, and a lot about the stamp collecting industry as well. You will probably meet a lot of interesting fellow collectors with whom you c
7. One Of Our Oldest Hobbies
Stamp collecting is probably one of man’s older pursuits that can be labeled “wholesome” and “promising.”
8. Stamp Collecting Terms
The very first stamps that came out did not have perforations, but cutting them became cumbersome. Perforating machines came into use to solve this problem. They punch holes vertically and horizontally so that stamps can be torn from the sheet more easily.
9. Mail in the 1600s and 1700s
Ever wonder how, before stamps and postal services, mail was delivered?
10. Joy Of Collecting
An introduction to collecting stamps.
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