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Stamp Album Pages

There are basically four types of stamp album pages — commercial pages in a variety of styles and sizes with pre-printed spaces, blank commercial pages, the print-your-own variety available online, and those you make yourself either via software (dedicated or adapted) or by hand. 842 more words

A Stamp From Everywhere

The Society for the Suppression of Speculative Stamps

A curious society arose in the late 19th century that had stamp collectors all in a tizzy. Some collectors were upset that the price of special stamps (namely commemorative stamps) were hiked to high prices and printed only with collectors in mind, rather than the general public. 204 more words

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Franklin D. Roosevelt Philatelist

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

     President Roosevelt’s postage stamp collection was one of the largest in the world. During Roosevelt’s presidency, his fame as a philatelist helped stamp collecting become “the most popular hobby worldwide.” 393 more words

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A-B-C's of Stamp Collecting

Going beyond the basics of stamp collecting, Janet Klug, past president of the American Philatelic Society and member of the Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee, is your guide to topical stamp collecting in A-B-C’s of Stamp Collecting.

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Harry Potter Stamps Apparently Not American Enough

As the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) launches 20 new Harry Potter-themed postage stamps Tuesday, some American stamp enthusiasts say they would have liked to see a U.S. 244 more words

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Challenges in Literature Exhibiting and Judging

American Philatelic Society AmeriStamp Expo 2013 seminar video – Challenges in Literature Exhibiting and Judging by Richard Drews.

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Philatelic Information and Knowledge: Pass It on

The Ask.com web site has an article on philatelic literature – Philatelic Information and Knowledge: Pass It on by John Finch which publicizes the American Philatelic Research Library (APRL). 76 more words

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