Cost of Collecting Just Went Up
According to Boyer, "Because of incremental price increases over the years, it's getting more expensive these days for a kid to collect stamps.Think about it.Each year, the U.S. Postal Service comes out with hundreds of stamp varieties. You pay 49 cents a piece. Say you get a sheet of 20 stamps. That's $10. And so on. A child's allowance can only go so far."
Shown above, nine-year-old Thomas Pokrivka finds a stamp he has been looking for at the 36th Annual Stamp and Postcard Show put on by White Rose Philatelic Society of York, Pennsylvania.
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