We list 23 of the rarest and most valuable of all stamps ever printed. In postage stamp collecting, rarity significantly increases the value of old stamps. What better way to start than by paying homage to the first stamp in the world, the One Penny Black stamp.
For the longest time, I had no idea where people were getting these lovely vintage postage stamps for their snail mail. I mean, did they buy packs of stamps and then just sit on them for thirty years? Possibly, but more likely they have found them online. I buy my vintage postage from Etsy.
What draws people to stamps? Why do we get a thrill from seeing Wonder Woman, astronauts, presidents and Americana on these small pieces of affixable paper? Those most devoted to the collection of stamps—philatelists—are readying themselves for a giant moment.
Washington, DC Tel: The national collection illustrates and invites research into United States philately and postal operations. It contains prestigious postal issues and specialized collections, archival postal documents and three-dimensional objects that trace the evolution of the postal services.
Philately, the study of stamps and postal historyis keenly followed by collectors all around the world. Our expertise spans from stamps used for government postal administration to cinderella stamps which include local stamps, political propaganda, railway stamps and design. Today, stamp collecting is still one of the most popular hobbies, as one can easily start a collection with only a few stamps.
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In the collectors had a great number of opportunities to enrich their assets with some of the rarest and the most valuable stamps. To find the value of your stamp please enter a brief description such as the scene or the words represented on your stamp, denomination and color use only simple colors of your stamp. If you prefer to get more results with less accuracy please use less words to describe the stamp — sometimes it could be better way to find what you need. To optimise the results of your search and to make it more precise, we recommend narrowing its criteria.