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France 1965 MM+Used Stamps On 2 Pages Ref: R6800
France 1965 MM+Used Stamps On 2 Pages Ref: R6800
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G115 Japanese Stamps 2015 Greetings Stamps - Disney used
G115 Japanese Stamps 2015 Greetings Stamps - Disney used
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(YAB-45) 1981 Christmas Island souvenir cover Christmas
(YAB-45) 1981 Christmas Island souvenir cover Christmas
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[BIN13432] Guinea 2009 Barack Obama Joe Bilden - Cars  Good sheet very fine MNH
[BIN13432] Guinea 2009 Barack Obama Joe Bilden - Cars Good sheet very fine MNH
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Sir Winston Churchill Mounted Mint +Used Stamps  Ref: R8054
Sir Winston Churchill Mounted Mint +Used Stamps Ref: R8054
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Bosnia and Hertzegovina 1914 Mounted Mint ord Used Stamps
Bosnia and Hertzegovina 1914 Mounted Mint ord Used Stamps
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BADEN 1860 3k PRUSSIAN BLUE  USED STAMP CAT 130 REF 6770
BADEN 1860 3k PRUSSIAN BLUE USED STAMP CAT 130 REF 6770
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GREAT BRITAIN 2009 DARWIN 4 LITHO DEFINITIVES EX  BOOKLET PANE FINE USED
GREAT BRITAIN 2009 DARWIN 4 LITHO DEFINITIVES EX BOOKLET PANE FINE USED
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malaya bma stamps ref r8227
malaya bma stamps ref r8227
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Russia Used Air Stamps  Ref: R6171
Russia Used Air Stamps Ref: R6171
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German Postal History Stamps Postcard Ref: R4786
German Postal History Stamps Postcard Ref: R4786
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ROMANIA 1872 STAMPS CAT 116+ SOME FAULTS    R3132
ROMANIA 1872 STAMPS CAT 116+ SOME FAULTS R3132
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Niger 1937 International Exhibitation Paris Mounted Mint Stamps Ref: R4286
Niger 1937 International Exhibitation Paris Mounted Mint Stamps Ref: R4286
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Sweden Stamps on 2 Pages Ref: R6850
Sweden Stamps on 2 Pages Ref: R6850
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Belgium   Perfins.
Belgium Perfins.
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argentina revenue stamps   ref 12374
argentina revenue stamps ref 12374
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1994 Sheet #2863-66,  Wonders of the Sea,  20 of $0.29 items,  mNH Very Fine
1994 Sheet #2863-66, Wonders of the Sea, 20 of $0.29 items, mNH Very Fine
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france to florida postage due machine cancel  stamps cover Ref 9781
france to florida postage due machine cancel stamps cover Ref 9781
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BW3(E)f  1d Kangaroo 'White Spot before Postage" USED #
BW3(E)f 1d Kangaroo 'White Spot before Postage" USED #
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Thailand post card,  3 cards.
Thailand post card, 3 cards.
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Stamp Collecting - A Time-Honored Hobby
By Tony Harries
 
 Philately, or stamp collecting, is a time-honored hobby enjoyed by collectors all over the world.

Stamp collecting is the collecting of postage stamps and related objects, such as covers (envelopes or packages with stamps on them). Stamp collecting can be fun and certainly easy.

Stamp collecting a very rewarding hobby because it immensely enhances the general knowledge of the collector.

Stamp collecting is a special mix of the structured and the unstructured, and you can make it a personal hobby that will not be like anyone else's.

Collecting stamps is a treasured hobby that people around the world have enjoyed for centuries. Stamp collecting started in 1860's with teenagers who started to collect stamps.

The collecting of stamps can be a fun and educational lasts you a lifetime.

Stamp collecting provides you skills which will help you connect to the history of a specific location, person, animal or thing. Stamp collecting is not a new trend of the people and the hobby is sweeping through out the world.

Collecting stamps is a very interesting hobby that is preferred and loved by the people throughout the world. Stamp collecting is the act of gathering of Stamps and basically the labels placed on the letters as charge for the postal delivery that are issued by the country or by the post office.

Stamp collecting is considered to be one of the most popular hobbies in the world This is despite the fact that there is not that much money that can be made from it even if the person has some of the oldest stamps dating back to the 19th century.

The new collector can start this hobby at any age and have a collection of both local and foreign postage, there are a lot of places where the collection can begin the first place is usually through the mail that the person has delivered to there home.

It has become common place to declare that the future of stamp collecting is bleak, due to the increasing popularity of e-mail, other electronic forms of communication.

The Internet has greatly expanded the availability of stamp collecting information and has also made it easier for starting and intermediate stamp collectors to obtain stamps, covers and other philatelic material.

You can spend a lot of money for this wonderful hobby if you want to but you don't have to.

However you start, stamp collecting is a hobby that you can continue through your life. For more than 150 years, stamp collecting has been the hobby of choice of royalty, movie stars, sports celebrities, kings, presidents, and hundreds of thousands of other people.