First stamp magazine

The British Monthly Intelligence, which started and folded in 1862, was the first stamp magazine. Continue reading

Stamp collector known to decorate her dressing room with them

A young woman who collected stamps placed an advertisement or a notice (back in the day) in the Times of London in 1841 soliciting canceled postage stamps. Continue reading

Stamp albums for keeping stamp collections

In 1862, Paris, France, Justin Lathier introduced stamp albums for keeping stamp collections. Continue reading