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If you are a buyer or a seller of philately Items, If you are a collector or dealer in worldwide postage stamps, revenue stamps, covers, postal history, postal stationery, postcards, cinderella stamps etc. and would like to buy or offer your collectibles in our Online Marketplace or open your free listing direct supply store, you have come to the right place. We offer collectors, private sellers and dealers a place where to show their items listed for sale at auction or fixed price offering buyers a complete line, a huge variety of products they can choose from.

Stamp collecting is a popular hobby, and stamps are often produced  as intended for collectors rather than postal use.  Postal history concentrates on the use of stamps on mail. It includes the study of postmarks, post offices, postal authorities and the process by which letters are moved . Popular collecting areas include:

Postage stamps - particular countries and/or time periods
Definitive stamps - the most common type of stamps
Commemorative stamps - stamps to commemorate events, anniversaries etc.
Pictorials - stamps printed with images of a country's scenery or lifestyle.
Revenue stamps - stamps issued to pay tax in small amounts.
Postal stationery - includes government-issued postal cards, aerograms, air letter sheets, etc.; Sheetlets -. smaller sheetlets with 16 or 20 stamps Instead of sheets of 40  stamps
Miniature sheet - is very similar to Souvenir sheet,
Souvenir sheets -  stamps relised in a format that look like a sheet with a big picture.
Corner blocks or plate blocks -  block of 4 stamps from one of the four corners of the sheet.
Federal Duck Stamps (stamps for duck hunting licenses, mainly U.S.
First day covers - (FDCs) - envelopes with stamps attached and canceled on the first day of issue.
PHQ Cards,  are pictorial  British Post Office postcards showing an enlarged colour reproduction of a commemorative stamp.
First Day Ceremony Programs  "FDCPs"- these are folders or brochures given out with  an attached stamp the First Day Ceremonies of postage stamps.
souvenir pages - with first day cancelled stamps on a page describing all  issuing details.
Topical -  philatelic collection on the theme of the stamps, covers, or postmarks.
Cinderellas - stamp-like labels that are not valid for postage
stampless covers - not all postal markings are associated with postage stamps.

Philately is the activity of studying stamps, which may or may not include stamp collecting. .  Cinderella philately is the study of objects that look like stamps such as Easter & Christmas Seals & propaganda labels..
The investment of funds in collectible postage stamps for the purpose of realizing a profit, is a recent phenomenon and is due to the fact that stamps are among the most portable of tangible investments offering an attractive alternative to art, other collectible investments, and precious metals.

 

 

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