Stamp Collecting Fun For All Ages

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Stamp collecting is considered a fun activity for many people, both adults and children. It provides the enjoyment of collecting different types of stamps whether they may be found in ordinary binders or through received mail. For some it is an exciting hobby. Beginners are often fond of collecting as many different kinds of stamps […]


Coin And Stamp Collecting Overview

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There are as many different combinations of interests as there are different people in the world. For this reason, hobbies and the approach people take to them varies just as widely. The important point in choosing a hobby is that it is able to grow and adapt as the person exploring it grows and adapts. […]


Important Facts For The Stamp Collector

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Everyone knows that a stamp is a small piece of paper that is glued to the exterior of a letter or parcel sent via the post office. It is used both locally and internationally as proof of paid fee for the service rendered. Stamps represent something more for the collector. They represent significant valuable pieces […]


Postal Stamps

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Pakistan Postal Stamp Collection It is not so obvious which stamp is the first issue of Pakistan. In 1854 East India Company issued the first modern postal system in South Asia. Before this issue, a local postage stamp was issued in 1852, known as “Scinde Dak”. Scinde Dak is the oldest stamp in Asia and […]


Truly Bizarre Taxes The Tax On Illegal Drugs

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One can never underestimate the enthusiasm that politicians have for trying to hunt up tax revenues. The creativity of some politicians can lead to bizarre taxes and unfortunate results. Taxes on Illegal Drugs One argument for the legalization of various narcotics is that massive tax revenues would be created. Interestingly, a few states already are […]


Rubber Stamps

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There are several different methods of producing rubber stamps. The most cost effective method of making rubber stamps is vulcanizing. This process involves the creation of a rubber mould into which is poured the raw rubber stamp gum. The gum is placed on top of the mould and the stamp is then formed with a […]


Creating Rubber Stamps Not All Methods Created Equal Part 3 Of 3

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Welcome back to “Creating Rubber Stamps: Not All Methods Created Equal.” In parts one and two of this three-part series, the advantages and disadvantages of the laser-engraving and photopolymer rubber stamp-making processes were discussed. In this final installment, you will learn how to make custom rubber stamps and art stamps from the comfort of your […]


Rubber Stamping Clipart Save Money By Sending Your Own Artwork Direct To A Stamp Manufacturer

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By following a few simple guidelines you can save money by creating rubber stamp artwork that a stamp manufacturer can download without any design input, stamp manufacturers love it when artwork arrives that is ‘ready’ for production. You may currently be paying $12.00 for an unmounted, mass produced stamp in the shops, buying the same […]


Creating Rubber Stamps Not All Methods Created Equal Part 2 Of 3

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Welcome back! In part one of this three-part series, the advantages and disadvantages of laser-engraved rubber stamps were discussed. As discussed in the first article, although laser engraving has a high start-up cost, its quality and efficiency are second to none. In this segment, you will learn the benefit and fallbacks of a photoengraving stamp-making […]


Making Rubber Stamps Using Liquid Polymer

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If you are interested in making rubber stamps and have investigated other rubber stamp making methods you should seriously consider polymer stamp production as a serious option. What are Polymers? Tiny molecules strung in long repeating chains form polymers. Why the chemistry lesson? Well for one thing, your body is made of them. DNA – […]


The Hobby Of Stamp Collecting

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Stamp collecting is a popular and rewarding hobby. If you are just starting out and would like to know where to start, here are some helpful tips. It is said that the first rule of stamp collecting is to find a particular type of stamp you think you would like to collect and to take […]


Creating Rubber Stamps Not All Methods Created Equal Part 1 Of 3

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Whether you’re a rubber stamp rookie, dabbler, or seasoned veteran, you’ve undoubtedly wondered how to make your own rubber stamp. When creating a custom rubber stamp, there are many methods that can be used; in this three-part series, you’ll learn the pros and cons of several different stamp-producing methods. No matter the method, if you […]


What Is Philately Stamp Collecting

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Philately, or the study of stamps, is a huge field of study that has captured the attention of many Americans over the years. This fascination with stamps and the history that surrounds them has led to a hobby related to philately, which is collecting stamps. Usually, stamp collection begins with the acquisition of a first […]


Address Stamp Collecting A Sticky Hobby

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Do you ever notice the picture on the address stamp? It is astounding to see just how many different kinds of address stamp pictures are seen on envelopes throughout the world. From famous presidents to regular members of the Disney World crew, there are many different pictures and icons that are featured on an address […]


Stamps Collecting Has Never Been So Easy

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Collecting stamps has been a popular pastime ever since there were stamps to collect. Collecting stamps has never been easier and collecting isn’t just for the gray-haired gentleman who spends his days poring over his stamps. When collecting stamps, it’s important to have at least some definition of what you’re hoping to achieve. Some people […]


Your Stamp Supply Shopping List

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Collecting stamps is a great hobby that people from all over the world enjoy. It doesn’t matter if you are young or old. This hobby is not only fun, interesting but you can also learn a lot. There is a whole wide world collecting stamp community for you to be part of. The key for […]


10 Really Low Cost Ways To Start Your Stamp Collection

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Stamp collecting doesn’t have to be an expensive hobby. You can enjoy collecting stamps with limited financial resources. Here are 10 really low-cost ways to start stamp collecting. 1. Ask your friends to use commemorative stamps on their mail when they write to you. Commemorative stamps are generally larger than regular stamps and are issued […]


Incorporating Rubberstamping Into Your Scrapbooks

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I started out as a stamper. I remember being amazed at how a line art drawing could produce such beautiful results. I started out simply stamping and coloring in and progressed to more advanced techniques. And then I was introduced to Scrapbooking via a home party. But I was a stamper! How could I combine […]