Collecting stamps for fun and profit by A. Frederick Collins

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Published by Appleton-Century Co. in New York .

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Statementby A. Frederick Collins.
LC ClassificationsHE6213 .C6
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Paginationxiv, 200 p.
Number of Pages200
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Open LibraryOL6344826M
LC Control Number36029560

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Stamp collecting for fun and profit by Herman Herst Published by Coles in :   Stamps may not be the best investment as a hobby, but when you're able to sale that 42 cent stamp for $, you've made a profit ofand that was just for saving one stamp.

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He analyzes the factors that make a stamp valuable; he indicates the literature, available and otherwise; he notes types of collections, interests and information about individual issues and offers.

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