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Cool Stamps: Creating Fun and Fascinating Collections!

Pam Price

This book contains facts about collecting stamps that will inspire the reader to start his or her own collection. Readers will gain a working knowledge of this hobby which includes background history of stamps, famous stamp collectors like Franklin D. Roosevelt, types of collections, types of stamps such as definitive, commemorative, special, semipostals and Cinderella stamps, research and resources, the best places to find, buy or trade stamps, how to grade a stamp, and how to organize, store and care for a stamp collection. Full-color photographs, materials & techniques, tips & sidebar information, a glossary and an index are all included in this title.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Checkerboard Library
  • Publish Date: Sep 1st, 2006
  • Pages: 32
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.06in - 8.16in - 0.30in - 0.50lb
  • EAN: 9781596797741
  • Recommended age: 08-11
  • Categories: Antiques & CollectiblesScience & Nature - Experiments & ProjectsCrafts & Hobbies

Praise for this book

"The direct text is accompanied by lots of color photos . . . budding collectors will find much here to get them started."