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Art and antiques by Dr. Lori

Start a stamp collection

August 24, 2014
By LORI VERDERAME - Special to the Sun-Gazette , Williamsport Sun-Gazette

The process of stamp collecting is nearly as old as the stamp itself. There have been documented cases of meetings of stamp collectors taking place as early as 1841 and advertisements placed by like-minded individuals who enjoyed stamp collecting in the mid-1800s. The first government issued stamp was introduced in 1840 in Great Britain.

 
 
 

 

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