Introduction To Stamp Collecting
Stamp collecting - Philately - is a Hobby. It is one of the great cultural pursuits of our
nation and of several other nations, notably England, France, Germany, and Switzerland, of
It is interesting to note that this initial start was an unabashed desire of an individual
to indulge in a hobby - that of collecting a large quantity of postage stamps. Throughout
the years the...
We shall explore the technical aspects of the hobby so that we may know treasure when we
see it. We shall study the processes by which postage stamps are made, delve into the
ancient and modern...