What Can You Learn About Your Stamp?

What country is it from?
How much is it worth?
What's the story behind this stamp?
How many different varieties are there?

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Come to the San Diego County Philatelic Library to get the answer to these and many more questions.  Operated by friendly volunteers, your stamp library consists of approximately 7,000 volumes of books, monographs, catalogs, and periodicals.  All fully indexed, it's easy to quickly locate the publication(s) you need.  Use them in the Library or take them home it's up to you.  Publications are available for beginning, intermediate, and advanced collectors along with a friendly staff and other collectors to help with your collections.  With lots of work space, your Library is a great place to research a topic, work on your collection, trade experiences with other collectors, or trade stamps, supplies, and accessories.

What is available?


Catalogues:

Scott       Stanley Gibbons       Minkus       Michel
Yvert et Tellier    Zumstein    Higgins & Gage    American Air Mail
 

Books and Monographs:

By Country: Afghanistan to Zululand
By Topic: Agriculture to Women
 

Periodicals:

American Philatelist       Collectors Club Philatelist
Linn's Stamp News       Global Stamp News
Japanese Philately       United States Specialist       Israel Philatelist
German Postal Specialist       Canal Zone Philatelist
......... and many others

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