collection of postage stamps

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  • I could never take much interest, for example, in a collection of postage stamps. Cited from Crome Yellow, by Aldous Huxley
  • He had a wonderful collection of postage stamps, and was also engaged in forming a Zoological Garden. Cited from London to Ladysmith via Pretoria, by Winston Spencer Churchill
  • A collection of postage stamps, or birds' eggs, or picture cards, may become of absorbing interest to boys and girls, with time on their hands. Cited from Heart and Soul, by Victor Mapes (AKA Maveric Post)
  • He had a world famous reputation for his knowledge and collection of postage stamps and postal history of the Danish West Indies.
  • Ever since the collection of postage stamps was first started it has been sneered at as a passing craze, and it has been going to die a natural death for the past forty years. Cited from Stamp Collecting as a Pastime, by Edward J. Nankivell
  • I am told that it hangs in a Boston museum, framed with a rare collection of postage stamps -- one of his many gifts to that edifying institution while yet alive. Cited from A Few Short Sketches, by Douglass Sherley
  • Even such a noisome thing as a collection of postage stamps may be used by the teacher as an inciter of interest in the geographical and historical information which she desires to impart. Cited from Talks to Teachers and Students, by William James
  • Now Robert, among other activities, busied himself in the collection of postage stamps, and in consequence his father's mind, under the impulse of the question, ran immediately to postage stamps. Cited from The Regent, by E. Arnold Bennett
  • Several of the societies hold periodical exhibitions, in which members compete for medals, and in many other ways they lay themselves out to encourage and promote the collection of postage stamps as a popular pastime. Cited from Stamp Collecting as a Pastime, by Edward J. Nankivell
  • Dr. Dadkhah specialized in the collection of postage stamps of Iran and Bushire.
  • Thanks to his collection of postage stamps of Venezuela, he published The Early Stamps of Venezuela in 1956.
  • The Harrison & Sons Collection is a collection of postage stamps of Egypt and Palestine that forms part of the British Library Philatelic Collections.
  • The Imperial War Museum stamp collection is a collection of postage stamps issued during, or associated with, the First World War that is on loan from the Imperial War Museum to the British Library philatelic collections.
  • Pack's collection of postage stamps of Victoria led to his publication in 1923 of his famous book Victoria: the Half-length Portraits and the Twopence Queen Enthroned.
  • He was also famous for his collection of classic Brazilian Bull's Eye stamps, plus a collection of classic stamps of Shanghai, China, plus another collection of postage stamps and history of the country of Colombia and stamps issued by its states.
  • Barnum started his collection of postage stamps in 1890 at the age of 12 and joined stamp clubs in his area, such as the Garfield-Perry Stamp Club in Cleveland, which he joined as a member in 1895 and served as club president in 1902.