Saturday, January 31, 2009

Email Doesn't Worry Avid Stamp Collector

In an article that appears on Canada's Waterloo Record Web site, John Kneitl of the Grand Valley Philatelic Association is quoted as saying, "The growth of email and decline in mailing letters may turn into a boon for stamp collectors. A century ago, tens of millions of the same stamp were printed. Today, only a few million are printed."

Not exactly correct but according to the article, Kneitl is busy buying up whatever he can. I think the new stuff, if I look back in 15 years, will be even more rare than the old stuff."

Don't hold your breath, John

To read the entire article, click here.

Click here for a related stamp collecting story about Rod Adkin (shown above) that also appears on the paper's Web site.
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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM