Philately: Stamps & Postcards

by Joelle Steele

Joelle began collecting stamps and postcards when she was about 8 years old. Her mother collected stamps, and her father had collected as a child. She and her mother expanded their joint collection over the years. The following are some of Joelle's previously published articles on stamps and postcards:

2016-05-12: Preserving Your Vintage Postcard Collection: Storing, handling, and displaying your postcards.

2016-04-17: Storing and Displaying Your Stamp Collection: How to store, handle, and display your stamps.

2013-02-11: Soaking Your Stamps: How to Remove Stamps from Paper.

2012-04-07: The History of Postcards: When did postcards first appear and how were they made over the years.

2012-02-17: Grading and Valuing Postcards: How to assess the value of your collection.

2010-05-18: Measuring Perforations: How to Use a Perforation Gauge.

2008-03-25: Deltiology: Collecting Vintage Postcards.