Guide to Stamp Collecting

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HarperCollins, Apr 1, 2008 - Antiques & Collectibles - 160 pages
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From America's leading experts, your ultimate Guide to Stamp Collecting

Whether you've always wanted to start a stamp collection or already have the beginnings of one, this is the definitive guide to becoming a smart and savvy stamp collector, with information on everything from the history of stamps to surprising celebrity philatelists to the best way to remove stamps from envelopes. You'll receive priceless expert advice on:

  • Finding and identifying stamps
  • Caring for and exhibiting your collection
  • Understanding collecting terms
  • Verifying authenticity
  • Using internet resources

And much more!

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About the author (2008)

Janet Klug is president of the American Philatelic Society, vice-chairman of the Smithsonian Institution's National Postal Museum's Council of Philatelists, and a fellow of the Royal Philatelic Society in London. She also writes monthly collecting columns in a number of publications, including American Philatelist, Stamp Collector, and Global Stamp News.

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