It’s estimated that in the U.S. alone there are over 20 million postage stamp collectors. But, stamp collecting is one of the most popular hobbies in the entire world. Stamps are great collectibles for anyone, you don’t need a lot of space to store them and it’s one collection that you can take with you where ever you go!
The first stamp collectors were actually children, at the time, adults considered it a childish hobby. During the 1920’s publicity began to circulate about the value of some stamps and it spurred a huge increase in the amount of stamp collectors. And, today there are literally thousands of stamp shows around the world!