Are my postage stamps worth money?


The nominal value of a postage stamp is indicated by the value printed on it. Old or rare stamps hold an additional value for collectors, and their worth is dependent on age, condition, collection type, historical value and rarity.

Stamp price guides, such as the Scott Postage Stamp Catalog and the Stanley Gibbons Commonwealth and British Empire Stamps Catalog, provide information to determine the value of stamps. In general, stamps in mint condition are worth more than used ones and older stamps are worth more than newer ones. explains that used U.S. stamps from the last 70 years are worth little or nothing.

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