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The collection and study of postage stamps, postmarks, and related materials; stamp collecting.

[French philatélie : Greek phil-, philo-, philo- + Greek ateleia, exemption from payment (because a postage stamp indicates prepayment of postage) (a-, without; see a-1 + telos, tax, charge; see telə- in Indo-European roots).]

phil′a·tel′ic (fĭl′ə-tĕl′ĭk), phil′a·tel′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
phil′a·tel′i·cal·ly adv.
phi·lat′e·list n.
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Adj.1.philatelic - of or relating to philately or of interest to philatelists
مُحِب لِجَمع الطَّوابِع البَريدِيَّه
pulculukla ilgili


[ˌfɪləˈtelɪk] ADJfilatélico



(fiˈlatəli) noun
the study and collecting of postage-stamps.
ˌphilaˈtelic (-ˈte-) adjective
phiˈlatelist noun
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In order to give the member states of the Inter-Asia Philatelic Federation (FIAP) a better understanding of Nanning, the government of Nanning, together with the All China Philatelic Federation(ACPF), co-sponsored a promotion event for the 2016 Asian International Stamp Exhibition in Hong Kong when the 31th Asian International Stamp Exhibition was held there.
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KUWAIT, Feb 1 (KUNA) -- The 57th anniversary of the opening of the National Post Office was celebrated by the Kuwait Philatelic and Numismatic Society along with the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters on Sunday.
The Mayor and Mayoress of Kirklees Clr Ken Smith and Mrs Christine Smith handed over centenary photographs of Northumberland Street Post office in Huddersfield, which celebrates its centenary, to Bernard Debrie, president of the Besancon Philatelic Society.
Kurdi, seated second from left, chairman of the Saudi Philatelic and Numismatics Society, and honorees.
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On 17 March 2014, the Expert Committee at the Royal Philatelic Society London - the oldest and most distinguished society of stamp scholars in the world - convened a special meeting with the singular purpose of re-authenticating the unique British Guiana One-Cent Magenta.
A government authorised collector, for a long time Shah has been the only expatriate to represent Oman in philatelic competitions in the GCC.
Federal National Council (FNC) Speaker Mohammed Ahmed Al Murr on Thursday opened Sharjah 2013 Stamp Exhibition, organised by Emirates Philatelic Association as part of the celebrations of the 42nd UAE National day.
The annual Yorkshire Philatelic Association (YPA) convention takes place tomorrow at Rye Hills School, Redcar, from 10am-4pm, admission free.
A special postmark will be used to service the first day of issue cover at the Philatelic Bureau, Karachi, Lahore, Multan, Bahawalpur, Khairpur, Faisalabad, Hyderabad, Rawalpindi, Gujrat, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Sargodha, Peshawar, Post Mall Gulberg Lahore, Quetta GPOs and National Philatelic Bureau, Islamabad.
The event, under the patronage of Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs president Shaikh Abdulla bin Khalid Al Khalifa, has been organised by the Bahrain Philatelic Society.