To find out what old postage stamps are worth, do a little research into the specific stamps, and be careful in identifying the stamps correctly. Some stamps have common and rare varieties which differ from one another o... More »

In order to properly identify old postage stamps, a stamp collection catalogue is necessary, according to 2 Click Stamps. There are two primary catalogues used by stamp collectors, the Scott Specialized Stamp Catalog and... More »

One can determine the value of a stamp by getting an appraisal, according to the American Philatelic Society. Appraisals cost an average of $50 to $100, but cannot be used as a guarantee of the sales price of the stamp i... More »

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In order to properly identify old postage stamps, a stamp collection catalogue is necessary, according to 2 Click Stamps. There are two primary catalogues used by stamp collectors, the Scott Specialized Stamp Catalog and... More »

Collectors of used postage stamps are called philatelists. They seek out both used and unused stamps of historical or other significance. While collectors value some stamps at only a few cents, others have sold for hundr... More »

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Used postage stamps can be collected, donated to charity or used in craft projects. Soaking envelopes in water makes it easier to remove the stamps without damaging them. More »

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Linn's Stamp News suggests mounting postage stamps using specially designed stamp mounts for collecting, displaying and protecting stamps. Slide stamps into the stamp mount on the top or side face down so that they are d... More »

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