Looking for a unique graduation gift? Give your grad a lifetime of pleasure; introduce him or her to stamp collecting. There are stamps to fit any interest from world history to geography, sports to cartoons.
Many excellent books have been written on the hobby for all ages and levels of collector. Most will will walk you through the "how to" basics:
- Start or diversify your collection
- Decide what to collect
- Catalog and organize your collection
- Handle, protect, store and display stamps
- Identify rare and valuable stamps
- Buy stamps online and through auction houses
"Stamp Collecting For Dummies" by Richard Sine approaches the subject with humor and lots of insider tips and anecdotes gleaned from his years of writing The New York Times stamp column. Fun to read, Sine demystifies the intricacies of collecting with valuable info for beginner through intermediate collectors.
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