October is Stamp Collecting Month

We don't know who decided this, but it's a classic hobby
This is our drawer of miscellaneous stamps from heaven knows where!

This is our drawer of miscellaneous stamps from heaven knows where!

We don't really collect stamps, but somewhere along the line –probably in a group of other ephemera – we acquired a miscellaneous bunch.

We can understand the appeal of stamp collecting. Many of them are beautiful, there is history involved in them, some of them are very valuable, and it is a kind of way of traveling to other cultures to look at what they have put on their stamps.

The Cover of a Stamp Album for Children

The Cover of a Stamp Album for Children

The endpapers of the album have this map, to help the stamp teach children geography. Seems like a g

The endpapers of the album have this map, to help the stamp teach children geography. Seems like a good idea.