Stamps with Small Flaws
Most collectors can’t tell the difference between a mint stamp and an unused stamp with small flaws. Can you?Read More
Stamp Identification Guidelines
At Mystic, we understand getting started in stamp collecting can be a little confusing, but it’s a lot of fun and we’re here to help.Read More
Want to Create Your Own This Day in History Album?
For your convenience, we’ve collected several useful and affordable supplies to help you create your own customized This Day in History album.Read More
History of International Stamp Exhibitions in the U.S.
The first international stamp exhibition to be held in the U.S. took place in New York City in 1913.Read More
What is microprinting?
Microprinting is tiny type added to a stamp’s design. The type is so small, it can’t be read without a magnifying glass or microscope.Read More
Explore stamp-related videos
Did you know there are hundreds of stamp collecting videos online, including the National Postal Museum’s Maynard Sundman Lectures?Read More
How to collect seldom-seen formats
Collecting stamp position blocks and pairs is fun and rewarding. The legendary “Farley’s Follies” are a good example. They offer you the opportunity to own scarce stamps with a neat stamp story!Read More
A glossary of terms to help you understand the Stamp Collecting world.Read More
Great Britain Philately eBooks
Here are some editions of The London Philatelist that were published in England in the late 19th and early 20th century.Read More