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The Stamp Collecting Report, I'm Lloyd de Vries.

EBay recently reported a major data breach. The crooks got passwords and other
information about eBay buyers and sellers – including their addresses.

If you have a stamp collection in your home, you probably don’t want potential burglars
knowing where you live.

Nick Lombardi of the American Philatelic Society’s Stamp Theft Committee recommends
keeping a valuable collection somewhere else.

“If you’re not keeping the stamps at home, that’s a good thing. If you have them in a
safe deposit box or a safe deposit vault, that always helps.”   RUNS :06

But even if your collection IS somewhere else, or even in a safe…do you really want a
burglar breaking in to look for it? Probably not. That’s why many stamp collectors use
post office boxes – and not just for their stamp collecting activities.

EBay doesn’t have MY home address, just my post office box.

In this era of cyber-searches and data breaches, it’s probably impossible to keep your
physical location completely secret. But you can at least make it more difficult to

I'm Lloyd de Vries of The Virtual Stamp Club. For more on stamps and stamp collecting,
visit virtual-stamp-club-dot-com.

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