Why Not Try Stamp Collecting.
What better hobby is there to engage in if you are attempting to self Isolate or you are avoiding crowds and/or exposure to large groups of people?
Typically, stamp collecting is not so much about money but is very often driven by an interest in history, geography, art, and a need by many to "complete" a collection, very similar to owning a complete set of football/baseball cards for one team or season. Maybe you could take up philately as a new hobby or re-engage in one of the hobbies of your childhood.
Here are some of the things you could do to your collection while you are home or quarantined by the Flu or Covid-19 /Coronavirus.
Take some classes in Philately and learn more about Stamp Collecting by going to the American Philatelic Society(APS) and take a C3a course at https://stamps.org/learn/c3a-online-learning
Cats love stamp collecting, So perhaps you could teach your Cat to collect stamps like I did ;)
Stamp Collecting is a Hobby for Everyone
The American Philatelic Society teaches us that few hobbies match the flexibility of stamp collecting. It is suitable for nearly all ages. You can collect stamps all 12 months of the year regardless of the climate where you are located. It does not require any special skills or great wealth. Some individuals begin as young as age 4 and many collect until the day they die. Many people start collecting stamps that represent a topic they enjoy
What Is Stamp Collecting
According to the American Philatelic Society, "Stamp collecting" is the accumulation of material related to the payment of postage and the carriage of the mails. In addition to traditional postage stamps, many philatelists -- the fancy word for stamp collectors -- also collect covers, envelopes that carried mail. Some individuals also collect markings or labels applied to mail including postage meters. Others will even collect Christmas Seals, revenue stamps and other ephemera.
How to Identify Stamps
The APS provides information for those who cannot recognize the name of a country on a stamp, you may need a Stamp Identifier
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