My Method to the Madness!
How do you start on something like this?? Stamp collecting has been a passion of mine since I was 6 years old when my grandfather introduced me to the hobby. I was fascinated & it has stuck with me through the years. Occasionally when I go to shows, I will purchase a box lot of […]Read more
What’s your BEST stamp find ever?
Mine was several years ago when I purchased a postage lot for use on our mailings of EzStamp. While my daughter was putting stamps on a package, she notice something odd about one of the stamps & she brought it to me. I almost fell off my chair. It turns out it was a major […]Read more
The PSE Centering Scale For grading Stamps
The PSE Centering Scale Reproduced with permission. http://gradingmatters.com Gem Four visually equal margins. Even after a careful examination, it will be impossible to pick a margin smaller than the other three. Superb A Superb stamp will be extremely well centered, and it may take up to ten seconds to ascertain that the stamp is not […]Read more
The Coin Grading System
The Coin Grading System Coin grading is a term used to refer to the process of determining the condition or quality of a coin, and its full identity. It is essential to know what the grade is, of a particular coin, because, as a general matter, the higher the grade of a coin, the higher […]Read more