Entries by Jamestown Stamp Co

Is Stamp Collecting for Nerds

What makes something for nerds anyway? Let me retape my glasses and address this question. I could list famous people who have collected stamps but that would be reversing the same ridiculous stereotype. Hobbies simply don’t make people cool or uncool. This is common sense and we all know this. But none of us particularly […]

Stamp Game

I found this MSN Group called the Stamp Game while searching the Web today. It sounds very interesting. It’s always nice to see how stamp collectors leverage the power of the Internet to enjoy their hobby. If anyone has tried this or knows of something like it, please leave a comment. Our comments are moderated […]

CD Stamps

Would these be classified as CDs on Stamps or Stamps on CDs? Either way, the Hartford Courant reports today about these Canadian Easy Listening Stamps. By the way, the first I heard of Joni Mitchell was last night via an old Alias episode. I’ve never been an easy listening type of guy. But the souvenir […]

Timely Bargains for Collectors

During the next several weeks, a number of us at Jamestown Stamp Company have decided to select and list products that we really like and those that we really like as gifts. Since I am the Web Geek of the bunch, I have the advantage of being able to tell why I choose the items […]

Stamp Collecting Where to Begin

So, you have decided to give one of the oldest known hobbies a try. But how does one begin stamp collecting? What do you need to begin? Perhaps the best place to start is with a general idea of what types of stamps you will most likely be interested in…US or Foreign Stamps. Once that […]