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  1. Read an Excerpt from Dana Fredsti's Plague WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | SF Signal

    ... world. Noopar gave an inward sigh as she started yet another customer service call for Philatelic Inc. The stamp collecting firm was one of the smaller companies to outsource their IT to India, but they had as many IT issues as the huge global ...

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  2. First Day Covers Tell Story Of MalaysiaRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Malaysian National News Agency

    ... in the philately club at his secondary school, Victoria Institution, also nurtured his interest in stamp collecting. "A stamp may be small in size, but it is like a window to the world", said Ahmad Zukiman. "A tiny stamp might have traveled across ...

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  3. Got Stamps and Don't Know What To Do with Them? America's Stamp Club...Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | PRWeb

    ... where to begin? A stop at the Beginner's Booth is a must. Sign up for the StampBuddy program. Sign up for Stamp Collecting 101, an adult beginner learning experience . Stop at America's Stamp Club Booth - Staff members of the American Philatelic ...

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  4. Postal Service criticized for favoring pop culture on stampsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 10 | The Maryland Gazette

    ... and less time on marketing reports. The committee's goal, she said, is to increase public interest in stamp collecting. "I don't even know if the post office is making more money," she said. "I'm sure they would like to make more money. Who ...

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  5. 'You learn the world': Postal history on display, for sale at Columbia stamp showRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 9 | The State

    Late in the Civil War, when the Confederate states were experiencing a paper shortage, people mailing letters would fashion envelopes out of wallpaper rather than standard paper.

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  6. Collector takes along stamp worth A 25,000 to Sheringham charity eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 10 | Eastern Daily Press

    ... silver jubilee of King George V and valued at A 600. Mr Barr-Thomson, who revived his childhood interest in stamp collecting after retiring from Norwich Prison, had a chance to meet members of Sheringham and District Philatelic Society at Saturday's ...

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  7. Postal Service criticized for favoring pop culture on stampsRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 9 | Chicago Tribune

    ... and less time on marketing reports. The committee's goal, she said, is to increase public interest in stamp collecting. "I don't even know if the post office is making more money," she said. "I'm sure they would like to make more money. Who ...

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  8. In photos: Stamp collectingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 9 | The Island Packet

    A post card from Charleston at the Columbia Philatelic Society's stamp and post card show, held Saturday at Spring Valley high school.8/9/14 C MICHAEL BERGEN - mbergen@thestate.com The Island Packet is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.

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  9. QSL Report: August 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 1 | MT Shortwave Central

    ... known as philatelist, this is an extra treat if you also happen to be a shortwave radio listener. Topical stamp collecting - the art of acquiring stamps specializing on one topic - has long been a popular aspect of the stamp collecting hobby. And ...

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  10. Americas Stamp Club and the Nations Largest Annual Postage Stamp Show ...Read the original story

    Jul 27, 2014 | Digital Game Developer

    ... to begin? A stop at the Beginners Booth is a must. For a more in-depth learning opportunity, sign up for Stamp Collecting 101. Stop at Americas Stamp Club Booth Staff members of the American Philatelic Society are ready to greet all attendees, share ...

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  11. Major Business Acquisition Signals Strength of Booming Asian Stamp Collecting HobbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | PRWeb

    ... old hobby. The acquisition is making waves throughout the international multi-billion-dollar hobby of stamp collecting (philately) as it creates a veritable powerhouse of expertise and offerings in this market at a pivotal time in its history. ...

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  12. Antique dealer still loves the 'thrill of the hunt'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | The Otago Daily Times

    ... I started my business when I was 19 with the leftovers from my stamp collection.'' The 57-year-old said his stamp collecting evolved into collecting the tins and valuable items that came with them, which generated a higher profit than selling off ...

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  13. Collection has Jose's individual stampRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | Dominion Post

    ... can see the picture of them. It will be embedded in their mind." Vattoth's journey to football philately (stamp collecting) began at school. He played football with his peers and collected general stamps after his philatelic uncle got him in to it. ...

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  14. PhilatelyRead the original story

    Jul 4, 2014 | The Free Dictionary

    ... ) is the study of stamps and postal history and other related items. Philately involves more than just stamp collecting , which does not necessarily involve the study of stamps. It is possible to be a philatelist without owning any stamps. Herpin ...

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  15. Stamp Collecting EcosystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2014 | BellaOnline

    ... collectors. One could consider these components of a larger ecosystem of sorts. Some experts claim that the stamp collecting ecosystem consists of three major components. These components are the American Philatelic Society, the American Stamp ...

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  16. 1856 1 Magenta of British Guiana finds new collector owner after 34 yearsRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2014 | Linn's Stamp News

    ... picked up the story, and their reports have reminded millions of viewers and listeners of the wonders of stamp collecting. I've said it before in this space, but I marvel at how quickly we can make news available to our readers via our website and ...

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  17. Artist Siu Leung-hing putting his stamp on iconic imagesRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2014 | South China Morning Post

    ... when it comes to this activity," he added. With this in mind, he hopes to start teaching retirees about stamp collecting and making mosaics. He believes that young people would not have the degree of perseverance required for the hobby as each ...

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  18. Stamp sells for world record $9.5mRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2014 | Financial Times

    ... with tonight's extraordinary, record-setting price of $9.5 million - a truly great moment for the world of stamp collecting. That price will be hard to beat, and likely won't be exceeded unless the British Guiana comes up for sale again in the ...

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  19. Museum Publishes Travers Papers Finding GuideRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    ... records about the production of early postage stamps. Travers was a trained lawyer, but his affection for stamp collecting led him to seek employment at the Post Office Department, where he would later be appointed to the third assistant postmaster ...

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  20. This tiny piece of paper sold for $9.5 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... in 1980. He died in prison in 2010, and his estate brought the stamp to auction. According to Redden, stamp collecting is a sort of gateway drug to collecting other items of value, like fine art or antiques. Passionate stamp enthusiasts are still ...

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