thinks Stamp Collection Hobby is most common in India. It is quite popular in amateur collectors who are fascinated by the colourful stamps. There are two kind of Stamps Commemorative Stamps – which are printed in small numbers to Commemorate A special occasion like Birth Centenary etc. Such stamps are printed only 1 time for that occasion and normally these are not used much in posting letters but mostly these are for personal Collection. To get such Stamps any individual can open a Philately Account with the Main Post Office in the city and then Indian Post will send all new Commemorative Stamps to the account holder till the time there is sufficient balance in that account. Definitive Stamps – These are the Stamps which are mostly used for Posting letters are these are re-printed several times as per the demand and requirement of the Public. These are the stamps we generally see in use. Older and Rare the Stamp the price increases accordingly. The Condition of the stamp is most important to determine the market value of any stamp. Generally Unused stamps which are also called Mint Stamps are collected and carry better market value. Some people also collect used Stamps as these Stamps are easy to get. Any New collector may chose a Theme like Butterfly, Flowers , Ships etc and then collect the Stamps based on his interest and theme.
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