She also loved stamp collecting
and scrapbooking, crafting, gardening, shopping and blowing bubbles.
I never joined one, but I did earn the stamp collecting
merit badge in Boy Scouts (thankfully, the badge still exists), and I amassed a sizable collection from various sources.
Stamps were, and sometimes still are, things of beauty and history, links to distant places that spawned a global hobby known as philately, or, simply, stamp collecting
Australia Post is calling young Australians to get on board Stamp Collecting
Month this October to learn more about some of the world's most endangered animals through the endangered wildlife stamp issue.
And the hobby of stamp collecting
is as popular as ever.
The role of OPA focuses on highlighting the cultural dimension in stamp collecting
hoppy, organizing exhibitions and participation in the Gulf, Asian and international exhibitions for philatelists, promoting the hobby among youths and documenting the history of the Omani postage stamps.
He enjoyed stamp collecting
, listening to music, working his yard, and spending time with his family.
Not limited to royal or noble families, stamp collecting
was a pursuit of Freddie Mercury, Ayn Rand, John Lennon, and Jascha Heifetz (the great violinist collected stamps with musical themes).
During the National Stamp Collecting
Month (NSCM) launch last Monday, Dela Cruz said the stamps might be sold for P10 each.
Sotheby's vice chairman David N Redden said: "This is a great moment for the world of stamp collecting
FOR those who have delighted in philately, or stamp collecting
, over years of carefree afternoons, the chance to add the world's rarest stamp to your stamp book is around the corner.
With stamp collecting
a popular hobby and lucrative investment, scientists describe in the journal Analytical Chemistry a comprehensive new way of verifying the authenticity and rooting out fakes of what may be the smallest and most valuable pieces of paper on Earth.