A person who collects stamps is called a philatelist. The American Philatelic Society is the world's largest group of stamp collectors, with approximately 32,000 members.Continue Reading
The society began in 1886 and serves collectors along with people who study postal history around the world. It sponsors seminars and stamp shows, and it runs the American Philatelic Center and the American Philatelic Research Library in Bellefonte, Penn.
Stamp collecting gained popularity after the introduction of the first album for collecting stamps in England in 1852. Stamp collectors often observe stamps closely to find variations in colors, watermarks and other elements. Additionally, stamp collectors often spot counterfeit stamps.Learn more about Stamps
A person can sell British stamps through the Universal Philatelic Auction web page. The company's web page allows a person to determine the value of a British stamp and sells the stamp directly to collectors.Full Answer >
Collectible stamps can be bought online at Stamps2Go, Mystic Stamp Company, Collectors Corner and The Collectible Stamps Gallery. As of 2015, a wide range of U.S. and foreign stamps can be found and purchased on these websites.Full Answer >
The most popular stamp of 2014 was the "Farmers Markets" stamp. Some other very popular stamps in 2014 were the "Cut Paper Heart" and "Vintage Circus Posters" stamps.Full Answer >
There are a number of places to sell old stamps. However, before attempting to sell them, one should do some research to determine if the stamps are of any value. Some old stamps aren't worth as much as one might think, while others can be worth a good amount.Full Answer >