Classic Stamps Skyrocketing

Stamps & Coins: What’s that stamp worth?

Ask Scott – Home and Garden – sacbee.com
Published: Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008

“Your grandfather may have had an old stamp collection that’s been in a drawer or on a closet shelf. None of the kids are interested in stamp collecting, so you don’t think much about it. Considering the new catalog values for classic postage stamps, it’s time to start thinking.

According to the “Scott Specialized Catalog of U.S. Stamps” (the bible of philately), the price for classic stamps has skyrocketed.

Even as the stock market roller coaster continues and gold fluctuates, the value of collectible postage stamps continues to steadily rise.”

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