More than 400 full-color, spiral-bound pages Thousands of colorful stamp images throughout ¢¢ Hardbound with hidden spiral ¢¢ Information for every stamp collector from novice to expert ¢¢ All popular formats: singles, plate blocks, line pairs, booklet panes, first day covers, postal stationary, and more ¢¢ Illustrated Stamp Identifier: describes and pictures the identifying features that enable the collector to distinguish among common and rare look-alike stamps ¢¢ Collector's Guide: explains and describes design varieties, production methods, collecting formats, quality and condition criteria, and postal markings Published since 1935, the H.E. Harris US/BNA Postage Stamp Catalog contains current market prices for United States, U.S. Possessions and Trust Territories, Canada and Provinces, and all United Nations. It contains thousands of stamp illustrations to identify virtually every design and listing by Scott's numbering system. This book includes U.S. Commemorative index and stamp iden
A First Stamp Album for Beginners: Revised Edition (Dover Children's Activity Books)
The most popular hobby in the world, stamp collecting has millions of fans in the United States alone. Many are adults who have turned a childhood interest in philately into a pleasurable (and often profitable) lifetime avocation. This volume has everything needed to start a personal stamp collection: Entries for nearly 200 countries; Spaces for more than 2,600 stamps; Over 1,100 black-and-white illustrations of stamps; Easy-to-use Stamp Identifier Table and Index.Clear instructions for using the album and the Stamp Identifier Table are included, along with many useful hints and tips on building a collection. An entertaining, inexpensive way to learn about faraway people and places, stamp collecting brings a sense of excitement and adventure with each new acquisition. This book offers would-be collectors that ticket to discovery.
The World Encyclopedia of Stamps & Stamp Collecting: The Ultimate Illustrated Reference To Over 3000 Of The World'S Best Stamps, And A Professional ... And Perfecting A Spectacular Collection
This is the ultimate guide to getting the most out of the world's most popular hobby, with countless examples of rare, vivid and historical stamps spanning almost two centuries, plus advice on price and guidance about acquisition.An in-depth introduction traces the evolution of the postal services, from the Roman mail coaches rushing to the forefront of fighting to souvenir Zeppelin issues, and the advent of rail, boat and air as methods of mass delivery.The book dissects the modern-day adhesive stamp, to help collectors understand the value of their own collection and the importance of preserving stamps. Different methods of collecting, and the practical aspects of building and maintaining a collection, are covered in detail.There are also step-by-step instructions on how to retain the quality of stamps while mounting them for display, and guidance on entering the stamp buyer's marketplace, whether attending exhibitions and stamp fairs, or using an on-line auction site.A global directory of stamps from more than 200 countries will inspire readers to collect their own. Read some of the fascinating stories behind the world's most sought-after stamps, from the famous commemoratives of American presidents to issues from some of the most remotest post offices in the world.Stamps trac...
Scott 2019 Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue Volume 1: United States, Un, Countries A-B: 2019 Scott Catalogue Volume 1: United States, Un, Countries ... 2 Book Volume 1a & 1b) (Scott Catalogues)
The Scott Catalogue of postage stamps, published by Scott Publishing Co, is updated annually for 150+ years and lists all the stamps of the entire world . There are hundreds of thousands of price changes every year and it is essential for collectors to have the most recent issue. It is published in eight large volumes that include six volumes containing all the countries of the world that have ever issued postage stamps, the United States Specialized Catalog, and the 1840-1940 Classic Specialized Catalogue (covering the world for the first 100 years that stamps were issued). The numbering system used by Scott to identify stamps is dominant among stamp collectors in the United States, Canada and Mexico and throughout the world. The Scott Catalogues is the leader in the stamp market and a must for all collectors and researchers.
Scott 2018 Standard Postage Stamp Catalgoue, Volume 1: A-B United States, United Nations & Countries of the World: Scott 2018 Volume 1 Catalogue; U.S. ... A-B (Scott Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue)
Slightly more value changes (1,022) were made in United States for Vol. 1A of the 2018 Scott Standard catalog than were made last year (783), with greater numbers of changes made in all categories from Postage through Stamped Envelopes (cut squares). Once again, there are few changes in the Postage areas through No. 771. Dealers have not raised prices, and at auction, true very fine stamps are realizing prices close to Scott values, with higher grades realizing more. A few items show slight value declines, and a very few show increases. Contains Stamp Information on the following Countries: United States - Afghanistan - Aitutaki - Albania - Algeria - Andorra (French / Spanish) - Angola - Anguilla - Antigua - Argentina - Armenia - Aruba - Ascension - Australia - Australian Antarctic Territory - Austria - Azerbaijan - Bahamas - Bahrain - Bangladesh - Barbados - Barbuda - Belarus - Belgium - Belize - Benin - Bermuda - Bhutan - Bolivia - Bosnia & Herzegovina - Botswana - Brazil - British Antactic Territory - British Indian Ocean Territory - Brunei - Bulgaria - Burkina Gaso - Burma - Burundi and the following entities: United Nations - New York, United Nations - Geneva, United Nations - Vienna. Updates and Changes for 2018 Slightly more value changes (1,022) were made in United States...
Scott 2018 Standard Postage Stamp Catalgoue, Volume 2: Countries of the World C-F (Scott Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue)
The strong dollar, against a weak euro and pound, has not been kind to the stamps of Europe. This is particularly noticeable in the value changes for France this year, where a soft market is reflected in numerous decreases among the almost 4,900 value changes. Almost 350 value changes were made among the classic issues of China. Value changes for stamps from 1878 through the early 1900s reflect a strong market, with many increases in values, some substantial. An ongoing Scott project to include listings for complete booklets among the Canada listings continues this year, expanding the listings for complete booklets from 1900-1935. Contains Stamp Information on the following Countries: Cambodia - Cameroon - Canada - Cape Verde - Caribbean Netherlands - Cayman Islands - Central African Republic - Chad - Chile - China - Christmas Island - Cocos Island - Colombia - Comoro Islands - Congo Republic - Cook Islands - Costa Rica - Croatia - Curacao - Cyprus - Czech Republic - Denmark - Djibouti - Dominica - Dominican Republic - Ecuador - Egypt - Equatorial Guinea - Eritrea - Estonia - Ethiopia - Falkland Islands - Faroe Islands - Fiji - Finland - France - French Polynesia - French Southern & Antarctic Territory Updates and Changes for 2018 In Czechoslovakia/Czech Republic, footnotes were ...
2020 Scott Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue Volume 1 (U.S. & Countries A-B)
2020 Scott Standard Catalogue Volume 1 (U.S. & Countries A-B) The 2020 Scott Catalogues are the 176th edition of the Scott Standard Postage Stamp Catalogues. Volume 1A includes listings for the United States, United Nations, and countries of the world Aden through Australia. Listings for Austria through B countries of the world can be found in Volume 1B. Two-Book Sets for Easier Use Thousands of Value Changes NEW Stamp Listings Many Editorial Enhancements Contains Stamp Information on the following Countries: United States - Afghanistan - Aitutaki - Albania - Algeria - Andorra (French / Spanish) - Angola - Anguilla - Antigua - Argentina - Armenia - Aruba - Ascension - Australia - Australian Antarctic Territory - Austria - Azerbaijan - Bahamas - Bahrain - Bangladesh - Barbados - Barbuda - Belarus - Belgium - Belize - Benin - Bermuda - Bhutan - Bolivia - Bosnia & Herzegovina - Botswana - Brazil - British Antarctic Territory - British Indian Ocean Territory - Brunei - Bulgaria - Burkina Gaso - Burma - Burundi and the following entities: United Nations - New York, United Nations - Geneva, United Nations - Vienna.
2020 Scott Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue Volume 3 (G-I) (Scott Catalogues)
2020 Scott Standard Catalogue Volume 3 (Countries G-I) The 2020 Scott Catalogues are the 176th edition of the Scott Standard Postage Stamp Catalogues.Volume 3A includes listings for countries of the world beginning with the letter G. Listings for countries of the world H through I can be found in Volume 3B. Two-Book Sets for Easier Use Thousands of Value Changes NEW Stamp Listings Many Editorial Enhancements Contains Stamp Information on the following Countries: Gabon - Gambia - Georgia - Germany - Ghana - Gibraltar - Great Britain - Alderney - Guernsey - Jersey - Isle of Man - Greece - Mount Athos - Greenland - Grenada - Grenada Grenadines - Guatemala - Guinea - Guinea-Bissau - Guyana - Haiti - Honduras - Hong Kong - Hungary - Iceland - India - Indonesia - Iran - Iraq - Ireland - Israel - Italy - Ivory Coast
Scott 2018 Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue Volume 3: Countries of the World G-I: Scott 2018 Volume 3 Catalogue: G-I Countries of the World (Scott Standard Postage Catalogue)
The combination of a strong dollar and weak Euro has not been friendly to the stamps of European Nations. A noticeable example of this can be seen in the market activity in Iceland resulting in almost 2,300 value changes. However, a expanded review of Great Britain issues resulted in value increases for scarcer modern stamps, especially booklets that were issued in smaller quantities. A softening of the stamp market for some countries can be looked upon as an opportunity to buy stamps at favorable prices to fill spaces in your collections and stamp albums. Contains Stamp Information on the following Countries: Gabon - Gambia - Georgia - Germany - Ghana - Gibraltar - Great Britain - Alderney - Guernsey - Jersey - Isle of Man - Greece - Mount Athos - Greenland - Grenada - Grenada Grenadines - Guatemala - Guinea - Guinea-Bissau - Guyana - Haiti - Honduras - Hong Kong - Hungary - Iceland - India - Indonesia - Iran - Iraq - Ireland - Israel - Italy - Ivory Coast Updates and Changes for 2018: A review of Great Britain resulted in value increases for scarcer modern stamps, especially for booklets that were issued in smaller quantities Renewed interest in the classic stamps of Gambia, particularly rare items, results in upward movement of values for several early issues Almost 2,700 valu...
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Inherited stamp collection? - What to do!
Collecting Postage Stamps
What to do with a stamp collection? If you inherited a stamp collection, here is a set of instructions about how to store, value, keep or sell the stamps.
APS (USA) : https://stamps.org/Dealers
PTS (UK): http://thephilatelictraderssociety.co.uk/member-search/
Donate your stamps:
UK: Stampactive https://www.stampactive.co.uk/about-us/
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