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Storage for worldwide stamp collection (pt3) – DIY stamp album pages

Many stamp collectors will try and use DIY stamp album pages because they want to either save money, take part in exhibitions, or they are not happy with commercial offerings. Anyone wishing to enter the path of DIY album pages needs to make some long-term decision and be prepared to pay them accordingly. The first decision is to decide whether to start everything from scratch or utilize somebody else’s work. From my own experience I can say that building stamp album pages from scratch is not an easy task; stamps (and other items) need to measured, inscriptions and page layout designed etc. It will take weeks, possibly months to get single country album pages complete; especially if you strive for perfectionism. For common collector, the most tempting route is to buy one year access to so called Steiner pages (read my review here) from StampAlbumsWeb. They provide nearly 71,000 printable […]

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