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Generally speaking - Deep thoughts about stamps, philately and life in general

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Stamps and collecting as therapy11
Modern(ish) African postage stamps - what's their true value/price/cost?0
10th anniversary of SCB - a retrospective6
If you love maps and history lessons - What every stamp collector should know of evolution of nations2
Follow the money - or what's wrong with philatelic publishing of today2
The unwritten laws of stamp collecting10
Have you ever seriously considered selling or pawning your stamp collection?10
A general rant on stamp catalog editorial quality3
Beauty and the Beast: Inventorying not just quantity, but also quality of stamps8
Every postage stamp tells a story or more4
What do you do with hundreds of duplicates of uncommon postage stamps?5
To hell with stamp catalog values10
Crash Boom Bang! (Or how stamp collecting has moved to 21st century digital world)5
Sincerely yours - the lost art of letter writing and it's effect on stamp collecting4
Poll: Stamps or knowledge. Which should come first?38
The insanity of collecting for completion (or why most stamp collectors simply draw a line on the sand)21
Poll: How big is your stamp collection, and what is your cut-off date?58
Down the rabbit hole no more. Or how I learned about some highly illogical twists in the way I collect stamps6
Stamp collecting / philately is..?13
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 201714
The Power of Few (in philatelic publishing)7
Definitely Definitive11
A business 101 lesson on stamp collecting: Why making an extra buck with stamps is so easy, but why it rarely scales up as proper business9
Heaven and Hell - a postage stamp soaking experience9
Special speck of dust - what makes us (stamp) collectors tick4
Does anyone collect stamps anymore (or what any aspiring philatelic blogger/writer should know about human search behaviour)10
Nordia 2016 stamp show - and why I won't be going5
Three practical tips every stamp collector can use to supercharge the way they collect19
How do you deal with collector's block?20
Lucky seven4
Updating the philatelic theory of relativity4
Why most stamp collectors could benefit from becoming polyglots7
Philatelic vocabulary4
Musings of a stamp collecting tv-loving history buff7
What do you consider a common postage stamp?29
Is the cost of becoming a stamp collector too high for the kids of today?26
Five things you should know about stamp blogging16
The real value of Elvis and other celebs on stamps - what pop culture on postage stamps has left us with?8
Yet Another Epic Failure From Stanley Gibbons21
Automated stamp recognition / identification software - why it is such a BAD idea to allow a machine do all the fun (work) for you9
Is it OK to give negative feedback when you receive subpar grade postage stamps (from stamp exchange, stamp dealer etc)?17
Photographing places and locations behind postage stamp designs10
The driving force behind specialization, and why so many of stamp collectors become flyspeckers13
Life, Postage Stamps and Everything7
Happy stamp dad (updated)45
Stamp collector, do you have an exit strategy? Or what happens with your stamps and collection when you kick the bucket!12
Sharing your passion to stamps, stamps collecting and philately7
The many faces of stamp collecting33
A new, more detailed look into number of different worldwide postage stamps issued62
The art of coloring postage stamps0
What do You do with stamps that have foxing / rust? 55
Confessions of an aging stamp collector. 58
Revolution and evolution - the role and challenges of technology in stamp collecting17
What makes a happy stamp collector?33
Progress and satisfaction you get from organizing your stamp collection6
Stamp collecting, the Hobby of Kings - is it truly for the rich?14
Of common good and volunteer work in stamp clubs and philatelic societies5
The more I learn of stamp collecting, the less I realize that I actually know7
Time and devotion7
Confessions of a philatelic hoarder24
Building philatelic knowledge12
My favorite postage stamps25
About difference between a stamp collector and philatelist42
Besides stamp collecting what other hobbies do you have?9
How to create perfect cross-references between Scott, Michel, Stanley Gibbons etc. stamp catalogue - legally66
The anatomy of (stamp) fun30
How to get youth and young adults into stamp collecting 30
Competitive stamp exhibiting stinks12
Which of these postage stamps went up in value?2
Numbers game - or how the number of postage stamps issued has grown massively after the 1910s6
In search of perfect stamp exchange recipe10
Keeping track of stamp collection299
Is a complete all-era worldwide stamp collection possible?57

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