American Philatelic Society

Additional Resources

Join a Stamp Club near you

Join a Specialty Society (collectors with same interests)

Educational Courses are available

Books available to get you started!

Teacher/Leader Resources are available

Printable Brochures:
(print, fold, and share!)

The World of Stamp Collecting

10 Low Cost Ways

Other References to Assist you:

About Stamps (history, rates, etc.)

Stamp Collecting Fun: A Beginners Guide

Promote Stamp Collecting

Get the Word Out About Stamp Collecting

National Stamp Collecting Month Ideas - get the word out in your community - here's a list of ideas that you can use for October's National Stamp Collecting month or other times as well.

Stamp Collecting Month Posters - here's a compilation of fun 8 1/2 x 11 inch size posters that you can print and post in local establishments.


Presentations can be downloaded and projected at meetings:

Stamp Collecting Presentation for Senior Living Community (PowerPoint) - Customize and use this presentation at an upcoming senior living meeting!

Genealogical Philately Presentation (PowerPoint) - for presentation to genealogical and historic societies.

Beginner Presentation (PowerPoint) - use this presentation to review the basics of stamp collecting.


Host a Workshop

Do you know a group of beginners or is your club hosting a show where you would like to offer something for beginners? Host Your Own Stamp Collecting 101 Workshop - we've made it easy by providing this instruction guide (.pdf).

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