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Selling that collection.

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

Youíve inherited your uncleís collection, found your own from when you were a kid, or
just realized itís time to tie up your affairs beforeÖ you know. If no one in the family
is interested in the stamp, you may want to sell them.

Many people in that position opt for the nearest stamp collecting store.  Itís often the
quickest and easiest option for collection-sellersÖ and some store owners have told me
BUYING is why they have storefronts, not selling.

If you donít know where the nearest dealer is, or know that there isnít one near you, or
just have a specialized collection you want to sell to a specialized dealer, you may want
to check the two major online stamp dealer directories.

One is on the American Philatelic Society site, stamps-dot-org.  Thatís the major collector
society in the U-S.  The dealer finder is under the Stamp Collecting drop-down menu. You
can search by state or zip code.

The American Stamp Dealers Association also has a comprehensive directory at
American-stamp-dealer-dot-com. Thereís no search by state there, but the default listing
is alphabetical by location, so just scroll down until you find yours.

Both sites allow you to search by specialty.

You can find more tips about selling a collection at Virtual-Stamp-Club-dot-com.

Iím 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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