Frequently Asked Questions
Should I collect mint or used? This is a personal choice.
Can a stamp collection be arranged in a stock book without an album? Yep
What to do with duplicates? Trade, sell, use for art or craft projects, or donate
Is investing in stamps a viable activity? Except at the highest levels, no. Just collect for fun.
Where can stamps be traded? At stamp club meetings.
Do CTO stamps have value? Just the eye candy aspect.
Is discount postage readily available? Yep
What about plate blocks? Neat looking but not valuable except for the more expensive ones.
What about covers? Some are very expensive and valuable. Most not so.
What about first flight covers? For right now there are many collectors. For now.
What about DPO dead post office covers? Difficult to find and a niche collecting aspect.