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					Set a Date with a Stamp Collecting Companies and Satisfy your Stamp
Collecting Obsession

You have been bitten by the ol’ stamp collecting bug. You have been
religiously visiting your local post office for newly issued postage
stamps. You have scoured your attic, your mother’s house’s attic, and
your grandmother’s house’s basement, looking for old letters and their
envelopes, as well as postcards and packages, in the hope that one of
these days you’ll get lucky and find a completely rare stamp.

The problem is, all these activities don’t seem to be enough to satisfy
your desire to obtain all the rare and special stamps you want to put in
your collection.

Another problem, and a slightly more serious one, is that you’re not
exactly sure how to tell if a stamp is precious or not.

What are you to do?

Enter the stamp collecting company.

Because of the great popularity of stamp collecting, spawning hundreds
and thousands, perhaps even millions, of devoted and passionate stamp
collectors around the world, quite a number of individuals with a knack
for entrepreneurship have gone into the business of serving and
satisfying the stamp collecting needs of these collectors. Hence the
birth of stamp companies, that is, the company of stamp dealers.

What is a stamp dealer?

Basically, a stamp dealer is an individual who sells collectible postage
stamps to serious stamp collectors. Often they also provide catalogues
that stamp collectors use to determine the vastness and rarity of their
collections.

What other services do stamp collecting companies offer?

Besides selling stamps, stamp collecting companies also perform a variety
of services:

1. Organize auctions for collectible stamps. Auctions are a great
opportunity for stamp collectors to obtain those rare and utterly
valuable stamps that will complete their collections.

2. Prompt appraisals. Stamp dealers are usually experts in determining
the value and rarity of stamps. They can provide you a fairly accurate
estimate of the worth or your collection

3. Sell your stamp collection at commission, should you decide to part
with it.

4. Buy your stamp collection for themselves or the company.

5. Find specific kinds and varieties of stamps upon your request.
6. Provide stamp collectors with new and updates on postage stamp
collectibles.

How do I get hold of a stamp collecting company?

These days, stamp collecting companies have their own websites, and it
would only take a click of the mouse and an email for you to get in touch
with them. You can also visit the local stamp store, if there’s one in
your community.

As a reminder, be sure that the stamp collecting company you deal with is
one that’s trustworthy and credible. It’s best to work with dealers that
are affiliated with trusted stamp collecting clubs and organizations.

				
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