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My stamp collection

I collect real and CTO-used worldwide postage stamps from the era of 1840-2010 (and beyond). This page provides a somewhat detailed look into my worldwide stamp collection consisting of over 90,000 different postage stamps.

Part of my worldwide stamp collection

Part of my worldwide stamp collection

Please note that the following tables are a work-in-progress, and they may contain some inaccurate information. All the stated “stamps issued”-numbers are based on major catalog identifier counts and are based on Michel stamp catalog listings.

In below table I’ve listed some recent milestones of my stamp collection. Please do notice that the number of items equals the number of items with major catalog ID and does not include varieties (watermarks, perforation differences, color variations etc).

Date Total number of items (change to previous count)
1.1.2010 54 156
1.1.2011 63 860 (+9 704)
1.1.2012 70 519 (+6 659)
1.1.2013 76 337 (+5 818)
1.1.2014 83 408 (+7 071)
1.1.2015 90 036 (+6 628)
1.1.2016 97 447 (+7 411)
8.1.2016 97 651 (+204)

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