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Postage stamps have evolved quite a bit since Great Britain s 1840 Penny Black, the world s first adhesive postage stamp. From simple designs featuring the monarch to works of art literally condensed to postage stamp size, hundreds of thousands of different stamps have been issued in the past 164 years and the great majority of them remain reasonably priced for collectors. With so many stamps to collect from so many countries, a philatelist s choices are virtually unlimited––which can be both a blessing and a curse, especially if you re a newcomer to the art of stamp collecting.
Interested in starting a stamp collection, but not sure where to begin? This is the guide for you. Expert Richard Sine fills you in on everything you need to know about selecting, finding, buying, presenting and caring for stamps. An internationally recognized collector and author on stamp collecting (he used to write the New York Times stamp column) he also has much wisdom to impart to collectors who ve been at it for a while. A gold mine of expert advice and guidance, Stamp Collecting For Dummies is on how to:
Unlike most authors on the subject who tend to be pretty stuffy to put it politely expert Richard Sine focuses on the side of stamp collecting that s enjoyable, educational, and fun. With humor, tons of interesting anecdotes about stamps and the men and women who love them, and loads of insider tips, he covers all the bases, including:
Stamp Collecting For Dummies is your total guide to starting and building on a really cool stamp collection.Quatrième de couverture :
Praise for Stamp Collecting For Dummies
"Dick Sine has produced a solid and practical introduction to the world′s greatest pastime, stamp collecting. His work is not only invaluable to beginners but also of great value to intermediate collectors, especially with his Internet–savvy advice."
"This is a long overdue masterpiece!" Chesky Malamud and Eli Popack, Founders of Stampville.com
Jam–packed with an expert′s stamp collecting secrets
Discover the art of stamp collecting today!
Novice stamp collectors, relax! Let expert Richard Sine show you everything a new collector needs to know, from starting a collection to diversifying an existing one. Packed with tips on identifying valuable stamps, caring for them, and buying stamps online and through auction houses, this handy reference is your step–by–step guide to creating a really cool stamp collection.
Discover how to:
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