History for Kids Geography for kids Science for kids Kids Educational Site and Search Study and Homework for kids Sports Games
advertisement

Stamp Collecting

Fun Facts About Stamps

Stamp Collecting Album

Back to main Stamp Collecting Page


The first postage stamps did not come with a sticky back. People used their own glue or paste or figured out other ways to keep the stamp on the envelope.

The most popular US postage stamp sold over 120 million copies. It was a 1993 stamp of rock singer Elvis Presley.

The only country to print stamps without its name on them is Great Britain. This is okay because they invented the stamp.

In 1918 a number of stamps of an airplane were accidentally printed upside down. They are called the Inverted Jenny stamps today. Since only about 100 of these were found, they are very valuable.

An estimated 20 million people collect stamps in the United States.

Some countries print stamps mostly for collectors. Selling stamps to collectors is actually a major way these countries make money.

Back to main Stamp Collecting Page

Kid's Poll



More polls











Privacy Policy

Kids Games  History for Kids  Homework Help  Science  Geography for Kids 

About Ducksters  Link to Ducksters  Teachers 

Last updated: This site is a product of TSI (Technological Solutions, Inc.), Copyright 2014, All Rights Reserved. By using this site you agree to the Terms of Use.


To cite this article using MLA style citation: