Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Stamps are third-biggest seller on eBay

According to Julia Kollewe of the Guardian Unlimited , "A surge in internet sales, particularly from America and the far east, helped boost annual profits at Stanley Gibbons, the world's oldest stamp dealer, by a third last year."

Interest in stamps these days is "huge", said chairman Paul Fraser, pointing out that they have now become the third-biggest seller on eBay.

" At the top end of the market, the outlook is extremely good," he said. "Material is getting scarcer and scarcer."

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posted by Don Schilling at 12:02 AM