Saturday, November 22, 2008

How To Collect Stamps

WikiHow has a good article and video on How to Collect Stamps for beginning collectors.

According to the site, "Collecting stamps can be an intimidating hobby to undertake but with the right skills anyone can become an advanced stamp collector."

In their list of 10 steps to becoming a stamp collector, this is #1....

"Borrow books from the library. The best way to learn as much as possible about stamp collecting is to digest the wisdom of those who have written a lot about it. Most libraries will have quite a large collection of such books."

However, there are no recommended readings.

If you would like to suggest one go to the site, click "edit" and type in what you think would be a good book for a novice collector. Keep in mind books that are currently in print and readily available are probably best.

Be advised you need to be register on the site and that some knowledge of HTML code is necessary input information correctly.

To visit WikiHow's How to Collect Stamps, make book recommendations and watch the video that can be embedded into your club or personal website, click here.
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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM