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How to identify rare stamps

A stamp is a small, adhesive little piece of paper. Yet, for some, they are a passion and a source of wealth. The most expensive stamp in the world was sold for $9.5 million. So, if you are hoping to identify a rare stamp in your collection, read on. 1. Use stamp collecting books Stamp […]

Movie stars on stamps

If you are bitten by the thematic stamp collecting bug, sooner or later you will stumble on a stamp depicting a movie icon… and you will want to start collecting those. There is no denying it. Famous actors and actresses make an attractive subject for collectors of thematic stamps. Many countries have recognized this and […]

Definitive and commemorative stamps


Know your stamps: definitive vs. commemorative.

How to ship collectible stamps

We must admit that the task of having to familiarise yourself with the right shipping process can be daunting when shipping stamps, especially¬† collectable ones, because they can be very valuable. Bearing in mind the value of your rare find, you are likely to be extra cautious in ensuring that your package arrives at the […]

World’s first smart stamp

This one is for bidorbuyers who collect stamps – and for bidorbuyers who own or want to own a smart phone. What in the world do stamps and smart phones have in common, you ask? Your question reveals that you have not heard yet about the world’s first digital stamp. We hasten to enlighten you. […]