Relate briefly the story of the beginning of the postal service in
is the history of your country told in postage stamps?
are the rates for first-class mail in your country?
country does not have its name on its stamps and why?
the meaning of the following:
a. Coil stamp
e. Definitive stamps
b. Booklet stamp
f. Commemorative stamps
d. Perforation gauge
h. Plastic mounts
a knowledge of how to soak stamps from paper and how to dry them.
a collection of at least 750 stamps. (No two stamps alike)
Properly classify these stamps:
a. As to country
b. In series; that is, according to year and
your stamps with gummed hinges or plastic mounts. (Plastic mounts are
preferred for new stamps.)
10. Choose a topical idea and develop a display of at least nine
pages, including a title page, suitable for a stamp club show,
Pathfinder Fair, etc. Display should be artistically arranged, neatly
labeled and mounted, showing careful thought and research.
Covers or cachets may
Skill Level 2