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peter-stone

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Collecting postage stamps introductory video

▶️ Watch on 3Speak For many people, collecting postage stamps is a forgotten hobby but I continued what my dad is into and I like to div...

denmarkguy

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PeakD

A Collector Raised by Collectors — Collecting All Sorts of Things!

Lately, I've been thinking a good bit about expanding my horizons here on Hive. As part of that effort, I am mixing up the content a bit ...

abrunet

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My Russian stamps were in blackout

Since 1989 these stamps did not see the light. They were in total blackout, imprisoned in their abode that protected them so much. In an...

felixmarranz

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My Stamp Collection | Christmas on stamps from Venezuela and Spain (Chapter 11)

Today I bring the stamps from my collection with Christmas motifs, only Spain and Venezuela are present in this topic, I hope you like it...

felixmarranz

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My Stamp Collection | Venezuela, chapter 10

Seventeen days ago, I published the first installment of my postage stamp collection, showing the most interesting and attractive specime...

felixmarranz

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My Stamp Collection | Castles of Spain that gave their name to Castilian, better known as Spanish.

Ninth installment of my philatelic collection, a hobby without a niche in the hive, it will surely remain for museums or history gallerie...

felixmarranz

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My Stamp Collection | Africa, Asia and Europe

Considering that these stamps are more than 50 years old, it is natural that they reflect the colonial past of different countries and t...

felixmarranz

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My Stamp Collection | A look at nationalism and nations

Of course not all the nations of the world are in my collection, only some, and I tried to group them by their geographical location, alt...

felixmarranz

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My Stamp Collection | Winged beings and other curiosities

Before continuing with the presentation of my collection, a reflection about collecting in general and philately in particular. A hobby o...

felixmarranz

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My Stamp Collection | Bee, hive, fish, and ancient coins

Hello, my collection is a treasure of curiosities, I once dreamed of having one of those pieces that are auctioned for incredible prices,...

denmarkguy

9.4 K
PeakD

The Business of Collectible Stamps: Labor of Love or Treasure Hunt?

I don't very often write about my work, in any meaningfully specific way. After all, selling old postage stamps to collectors is a very n...

orionsbeltbuckle

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Ai U.S Postage Stamps 3c • 1776

Ai U.S Postage Stamps 3c • 1776 I thought that the Ai did a really good job on the rendering of the bust on this one. Looks like the A...

denmarkguy

9.4 K
PeakD

Sunday Reflection: Stamp Collecting and "Being Serious" About It

Sometimes, pretty random memories run through my head. In this case, I suddenly remembered how I once found myself writing an article on ...

denmarkguy

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PeakD

Speaking of Hobbies: Lessons in the Occasional Worthlessness of Collectibles

A few weeks ago, I wrote a bit about being gifted six big plastic bins filled with a friend's late mother's "stamp collection."...

barski

6 K

Travel the World of Postage Stamps - Flowers 1971 - Cockscomb (Celosia cristata) - Congo, Republic (Brazzaville) 1971 - Michel Congo 273

I think that the most mysterious continent on our planet is Africa. There is an interesting flora and fauna, but the most interesting th...

barski

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Travel the World of Postage Stamps - Flowers 1971 - Cogniauxia padolaena - Congo, Republic (Brazzaville) 1971 - Michel Congo 272

In my collection there are a lot of postage stamps issued in the Soviet Union, since I was born there and there I got a hobby of philat...

barski

6 K

Travel the World of Postage Stamps - Plants of Russian Steppes - Cornflower (Rhaponticum carthamoides) - USSR 1986 - Michel USSR 5577

Our journey in the world of postage stamps has painted another white spot on the historical map of philately and we are completing the s...

barski

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Travel the World of Postage Stamps - Plants of Russian Steppes - Bush Clematis (Clematis integrifolia) - USSR 1986 - Michel USSR 5576

Sometimes, you can think about how interesting it is to live in a country that is located in a tropical zone and, if for example, you de...

barski

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Travel the World of Postage Stamps - Plants of Russian Steppes - iris - USSR 1986 - Michel USSR 5575

In the world there are many interesting plants, animals, birds and fish that you would dream of seeing in the wild. I think that many aq...

barski

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Travel the World of Postage Stamps - Plants of Russian Steppes - Grass - USSR 1986 - Michel USSR 5574

Today, considering a postage stamp with a face value of 5 kopecks of the USSR from the Plants of Russian Steppes series of postage stamp...

barski

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Travel the World of Postage Stamps - Plants of Russian Steppes - Tulips (Túlipa suaveólens) - USSR 1986 - Michel USSR 5573

Today we will begin to complete the next series of postage stamps issued in the USSR in 1986. This series will show us the plants that h...

barski

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Travel the World of Postage Stamps - Protected Trees and Shrubs - European (common) Ash (Fraxinus excelsior) - USSR 1980 - Michel USSR 5006

For a long five years, starting in 1975, in the USSR, most citizens of the country dreamed of knowing what an ash tree looks like after ...

barski

6 K

Travel the World of Postage Stamps - Protected Trees and Shrubs - Sea Buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides) - USSR 1980 - Michel USSR 5005

There is an expression that says that appetite comes with eating, this is very wise, especially for those who have no appetite, for exa...

barski

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Travel the World of Postage Stamps - Protected Trees and Shrubs - Small-leaved Lime (Tilia cordata) - USSR 1980 - Michel USSR 5004

Our journey in the world of postage stamps seems to be something virtual, but it also has material aspects. For example, today, before s...

denmarkguy

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PeakD

Thinking About Hobbies: The “Thing” About Fine and Rare Treasures

I have been collecting stamps since I was about 6-7 years old, meaning that I currently have about 55 years' worth of experience. Along t...

barski

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Travel the World of Postage Stamps - Protected Trees and Shrubs - Pedunculate Oak (Quercus robur) - USSR 1980 - Michel USSR 5003

Sometimes, when people want to focus on something that, in their opinion, is worthless, they compare it with the cost of acorns that are...

barski

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Travel the World of Postage Stamps - Protected Trees and Shrubs - Siberian Cedar (Pinus sibirica) - USSR 1980 - Michel USSR 5002

In my publications I talk about postage stamps, but today I decided to make an exception, or supplement philately with numismatics. Yes,...

barski

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Travel the World of Postage Stamps - Wild berries - Wild Strawberries (Fragaria vesca) - USSR 1982 - Michel USSR 5159

Perhaps someone will say that philately is a boring occupation, in part, this is true, but only if you put your stockbooks with postage ...

barski

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Travel the World of Postage Stamps - Wild berries - Dogwood (Cornus sp.) - USSR 1982 - Michel USSR 5158

Due to the fact that everything wonderful on our planet is distributed on the shelves, according to families, kinship, species and subsp...

barski

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Travel the World of Postage Stamps - Wild berries - Stone Bramble (Rubus saxatilis) - USSR 1982 - Michel USSR 5157

If we talk about preferences in the field of fruits, fruits and berries, then, probably, I would give preference to those that do not ha...