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Stamp Collecting

Stamp Collecting

Stamp Collecting The world’s first adhesive postage stamp was the Penny Black, printed for the British postal service by an American named Jacob Perkins on May 6, 1840. Two days later, a blue two-penny or “Tuppeny blue” stamp came off the Perkins, Bacon & Co. press. Both stamps featured an engraved portrait of Queen Victoria,…

Lomonosov Collectible Porcelain

Lomonosov Collectible Porcelain

The History of Russian Porcelain An Introduction to Russian Porcelain       If you’d like to shop for fine Imperial porcelain tableware, click here. If you’d like to shop for fine Imperial porcelain animals, click here. Golden Cockerel is now proudly offering the finest porcelain Russia has to offer. These Russian porcelain animals and…

Must Have Lenses for Beginners

Must Have Lenses for Beginners

Must Have Lenses for Beginners   In this post, I will show you the essential lenses and filters you need. One of the exciting facets of DSLR photography is the ability to change lenses. Getting a handle on the different type of lenses available and what each one does will open up a whole new…

Collecting Film Cameras

Collecting Film Cameras

Recording moments. Moments that have passed, even as the shutter clicks. It’s no wonder photography is bound so deeply to nostalgia, sending us down memory lane to simpler times. But the hobby — the art — is deeper still; the equipment you use says just as much about your craft as your subjects or the…

How to start collecting?

How to start collecting?

If you’re currently in the market for a new hobby, why not consider collecting? Collecting is a great way to show off your passion for something and can be an inexpensive hobby, depending on what you choose to collect. Regardless of your age or level of expertise, if you’re interested in collecting, you should give…

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