Sunday, December 24, 2006

Love me, love my stamp

Ken Martin, American Philatelic Society deputy executive director is quoted in a UPI story about do-it-yourself postage stamps as saying, "We take an inclusive view of the hobby."

"There are always traditionalists who will complain, but we think one of the great things about stamp collecting is that you determine what you want to collect."

According to the write up, 'Vanity stamps' have sparked debate among philatelists with purists saying they are actually metered postage labels, not official U.S. stamps, because there are rules for official postage illustrations.

To read the entire piece, click here.
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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM