Stamps Pathfinder Honour

1 g
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  • Relate briefly the story of the beginning of the postal service in your country.
  • How is the history of your country told in postage stamps?
  • What are the rates for first-class mail in your country?
  • What country does not have its name on its stamps and why?
  • Know the meaning of the following:
    1. Coil stamp
    2. Booklet stamp
    3. Perforations
    4. Perforation gauge
    5. Definitive stamps
    6. Commemorative stamps
    7. Hinges
    8. Plastic mounts


  • Have knowledge of how to soak stamps from paper and how to dry them.
  • Make a collection of at least 750 stamps. (No two stamps alike)
  • Properly classify these stamps:
    1. As to country
    2. In series; that is, according to year and design
    3. Mount your stamps with gummed hinges or plastic mounts. (Plastic mounts are preferred for new stamps.)


  • Choose a topical idea and develop a display of at least nine pages, including a title page, suitable for a stamp club show, Pathfinder Fair, etc. Display should be artistically arranged, neatly labeled and mounted, showing careful thought and research. Covers or cachets may be included.