The Beginners Guide to Stamp Collecting [NOOK Book]

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The Beginners Guide to
Stamp Collecting!

Do you have a partially filled stamp album stored away at the back of the closet just gathering dust? Was it a gift from a favorite aunt or grandparent that seemed like a good idea when you were 12?
Has that album always remained a “someday” thing? Maybe it is something that you are always going to ...
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The Beginners Guide to Stamp Collecting

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Overview

The Beginners Guide to
Stamp Collecting!

Do you have a partially filled stamp album stored away at the back of the closet just gathering dust? Was it a gift from a favorite aunt or grandparent that seemed like a good idea when you were 12?
Has that album always remained a “someday” thing? Maybe it is something that you are always going to do “someday” when you have time. Well, drag that dusty album out of the closet because “someday” is here.
Chances are you are just like the rest of us these days. Stressed out and stretched thin. No time for fun, leisure or recreation. Let me tell you that Stamp Collecting can be good for your health and well being!
That’s not a joke. It’s the truth. Read every book or article on stress and a common denominator is to find a relaxing past time. Well, getting caught up in the enthusiasm of collecting stamps can be just what the doctor ordered.
There is no better hobby to help you relax and tune out the daily stress factors than collecting stamps. That dusty album combined with our “The Beginners Guide to Stamp Collecting” can provide you with hours of fun and relaxation either by yourself or teaming up with a friend.
In fact, you couldn’t find a better hobby to share with a child or another loved one. Re-capturing the excitement you felt when that family member first introduced you to the hobby and sharing those feelings with your own child is priceless.


There is quite a bit of information that you need to know to begin your hobby and “The Beginners Guide to Stamp Collecting” has everything you need to sharpen your skills.
Having the correct information right at your fingertips will give you a successful launch of your new hobby.

Just take a look at what’s inside:
Ø Learning the Lingo
Ø Your First Stamp Album
Ø What Are The Different Types of Stamps?
Ø Basic Tools a Stamp Collector Needs
Ø Where to Get Stamps
Ø What Are the Different Methods for Collecting Stamps?
Ø How to Soak, Sort, Identify and Mount Stamps
Ø How to Judge the Condition and Grading of Stamps
Ø Should You Collect U.S. Stamps or International Stamps
Ø What Are Rare Stamps and How to Spot Them
Ø Who Are Some Famous Collectors?
Ø How to Spot a Fake or Forgery
Ø What Are Expert Certificates
Ø What Are Special Stamps
Ø Stamp Investing - All About the Market
Written in plain English “The Beginners Guide to Stamp Collecting” will help answer all the questions you may have in order to make an intelligent decision about whether to purse this worthwhile hobby.
The purpose of our guide is to give you an over view of stamp collecting as well as provide you with information about the different steps you need to take to get started.
So, why do you need “The Beginners Guide to Stamp Collecting?”
Because it gives you what you need to know!
Thousands of people may be stamp collectors. However, they may not be getting the best deals on obtaining stamps. Or worse yet, they may be getting ripped off or defrauded. Learning how to detect fake stamps is an important step in the process of growing your collection.
If you are a new hobbyist trying to figure out what stamps to buy and sorting out the difference between commemorative and special stamps, “The Beginners Guide to Stamp Collecting” is just what you need to learn all the ins and outs of your new hobby.
Regardless of your motivation and goals, creating a hobby requires commitment talent and above all else – knowledge!
“The Beginners Guide to Stamp Collecting” has the answers you need. Grab your copy today and start collecting tonight!
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012662040
  • Publisher: Lou Diamond
  • Publication date: 3/18/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 92 KB

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