Philatelic-Related Links
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LINKS   INFORMATION
Study Groups/Clubs
Topical Collecting
Philatelic Resources
Postal Organizations
General Links
e-Business
             

U.S. Postal Codes

STUDY GROUPS/CLUBS
American Philatelic Society
All serious collectors should consider joining this organization.
Hawaiian Post Study
Comprehensive source of information on 19th century Hawaiian stamps and postal history.
Joint Stamp Issues Society
Free access to the society's print journals featuring articles on joint issues.
Smithsonian Institute Arago Project
Study of philately and postal operations using artifacts from the National Postal Museum's collection.
United States Stamp Society (formerly the Bureau Issues Association)
promotes the study of philatelic output of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (and other printers). Durland Standard Plate Number Catalog available.
US Philatelic Classics Society
An interesting study group.
Virtual Stamp Club
An interesting stop with articles and useful links.

TOPICAL COLLECTING
American Topical Association
Help for collectors of topicals or thematic collections.
Federal Duck Stamps
USPS Mr. ZIP
A brief but informative history of the ubiquitous Mr. Zip icon.

PHILATELIC RESOURCES
Preservation of Stamps
How to protect your stamps (and other paper collectibles) from damage.
Linn's Stamp News
A must for the serious collector, you can get a few free issues just for the asking.
U.S. Postal Bulletins
U.S. Postal Bulletins from 1880 to 1971 (in .pdf format) containing a wealth of historical information. Also a listing of all U.S. Post Offices and dates of operation.
Washington Press Publishers
White Ace album pages; ArtCraft cacheted envelopes

POSTAL ORGANIZATIONS
British Postal Service
Great Britain stamp and postal information
Canada Post
Sweden Post Stamps
United Nations Postal Administration
USPS
For a look at up-coming stamp releases, looking up Zip+4 codes, or just checking the current postage rates.

GENERAL LINKS



e-BUSINESS
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