Stamp Collecting Tools
|A. Stamp Tongs
|I will use this to handle my stamps so that I don’t get them dirty or damage them.
|B. Glassine Envelopes
|If I want to store lots of stamps without having to get a stock book, I can use these
|I might use these to protect expensive stamps when I put them in an album.
|D. Stamp Album
|This is what I can put my stamps into once they are organized and I am ready to show them off.
|E. Magnifying Glass
|When I want to look at my stamps closely, I can use this.
|F. Perforation Gauge
|When my stamps have different sized perforations, I can use this to tell them apart.
|G. Watermark Tray
|When I have stamps that look the same, but may have different watermarks as pictured in a
catalog, here is what I’ll use.
|I need this to tell how old my stamps are, what their designs show, and what their values
|I. Stock Books
|I can use this to store my duplicates, or stamps waiting to be put into my album.
|I can use these to put my stamps into my album.