The Money Doctor: Putting a stamp on your investments

If you think of stamp collecting as a pointless, unexciting - even dull - hobby, then it is time to think again.

27th July, 2013
Stamp collecting can be rewarding -- and lucrative.

If you think of stamp collecting as a pointless, unexciting -– even dull -–hobby, then it is time to think again. Quietly, as befits such a sedentary pursuit, philately has emerged as one of the hottest and most fashionable pastimes in the world. Postage stamps are the third-largest category traded on eBay and it is estimated that more than 30 million people now count themselves as collectors.

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