A passport stamp is an impression that immigration authorities place on a traveler's passport when entering and leaving a country. Most countries use a rubber stamp to ink the impression, but some, such as Japan, use stickers.Know More
Many travelers view their passport stamps as badges of honor or special trophies. Highly prized stamps among travelers include Antarctica, which is hard to get to, and Burma, which until recently was closed to tourism. Other remote places for a bucket list include Easter Island, Galapagos, Greenland, Machu Picchu and the Republic of San Marino.
Some remote locations have souvenir passport stamps you can request from their offices of tourism.Learn more about Postal Services
In 1992, the cost of mailing a 1-ounce letter by first-class mail was 29 cents. The rate went into effect in February 1991 and remained until the end of 1994, according to the U.S. Postal Service. The non-denominated "F" stamp was issued for this rate.Full Answer >
The number of stamps needed for sending a letter out of state varies depending upon the size and weight of the envelope. A standard sized envelope weighing no more than 1 ounce requires one 49-cent stamp as of July 2014.Full Answer >
Rare stamps can be sold online at websites like Quality Stamps. They can also be sold at pawn shops and auctions. There are many stores that appraise and make purchase offers on stamps over the phone, which can then be sold through the mail. Some websites and stores prefer to buy collections of stamps rather than individual stamps.Full Answer >
As of 2014, the U.S. Postal Service offers postage stamps in rolls of 100, 3,000 and 10,000 stamps. Most stamp rolls contain self-adhesive stamps and can be purchased in many denominations.Full Answer >