How To Acquire Stamps

How To Acquire Stamps - Part 1
Time was when many a great collection was started by an embryo collector visiting the attic and discovering an old trunk full of letters with stamps attached. In fact, many of our greatest...
How To Acquire Stamps - Part 2
The beginner, however, should turn his attention to packets. These contain all different stamps; there are no two alike. "All different" packets represent the form in which stamps may be acquired...
How To Acquire Stamps - Part 3
Having exhausted the possibilities of all-different packets your next advance is to purchase stamps in "sets." Sets are stamps of a single issue put up to sell as a unit. They may be...
Removing Stamps From Paper - Caution - Stamps Of High Value
The most practical method of removing stamps from paper is to soak them in cold water. Merely place a quantity of stuck down stamps in a pan of water and allow to stand long enough to dissolve...