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.

Q&A Related to "Are my postage stamps worth money?"
This stamp is a very common stamp and is only worth
From what you've written it sounds like your stamps have come straight from the Japanese post office. If that is the case, collectors certainly won't pay any more than face value
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You can look them up in a stamp catalog that you can purchase. The first lesson I learned as a stamp collector is that the prices in the catalogs are greatly exaggerated. The best
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