How to Learn More
This is entirely up to you how to proceed.
If you want to collect a topic, or theme as it's called in the rest of the world, then join a specialty group. AskPhil for the name and address of one that specializes in your interest and ask them for a free copy of their bulletin or newsletter and membership information.
Where known, we have included their web site and/or their e-mail address.
If you want to collect United States stamps or those of another country, also AskPhil. There are many groups and clubs that specialize in national collecting.
If you want to see what a stamp club looks like, and whether you should join, use the AskPhil Reference Library for the name, address and meeting time of a club in you area. There are more than 2,000 stamp clubs in the U. S. plus thousands more throughout the world. At last count, 62 nations had stamp groups.
If you want to read a newspaper about stamp collecting, check the AskPhil Reference Library for the names and addresses of several that have promised to send you a sample copy of their publication at no charge.
To find a stamp store, stamp dealer or stamp show in your area, AskPhil to lead you to them. No matter what country you live in, there is a stamp dealer. Many dealers specialize in stamps of their country while others carry the entire world.
If you have any questions about the hobby that can lead to friendships throughout the country and the world, AskPhil for more information.