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Mitche Kunzman

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Re: There is still hope for the future
« Reply #4 on: May 12, 2020, 07:22:48 PM »

Fritz I feel very optimistic towards the future of stamp collecting.
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Mitche Kunzman

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Re: There is still hope for the future
« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2020, 12:24:54 AM »

I would say that stamp collecting is the ultimate collectable and its a natural fit for Millennials. 

In general stamp collecting can be an endless lifelong treasure hunt.  It sharpens the mind - combining aesthetics with a tangible study of history.  In a sense philately may be more important now than ever.  It could also prove a superb investment if purchased wisely - and one does not necessarily need alot of space to store the collection.

Importantly there are many millions of examples available in the marketplace - at all price points - young collectors can happily start with penny stamps and eventually work up to world class rarities.  At all levels they can be displayed like a fine art collection.

And we would probably agree that classical Mexico may be among the most interesting, beautiful and complex countries to collect in all philately. 
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Martin "Spuff" Spufford

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Re: There is still hope for the future
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2020, 08:14:17 PM »
That's great news Fritz but how do we get the Millennials interested in collecting Classic Mexico?

Fritz Aebi

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There is still hope for the future
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2020, 07:58:18 PM »
Dear friends and stamp collectors,


It has been exactly 180 years since the first postal stamp has been released. Usually this would be celebrated accordingly. Instead most of us are on a lockdown due to too much Corona(viruses). For years many of us have been complaining that stamp collecting has become uncool and is lacking interest from the younger generations - and then I was reading a few days ago the following article in a British newspaper:


https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2020/apr/11/post-modern-why-millennials-have-fallen-in-love-with-stamp-collecting


So it looks like there might be a brighter future for our beloved stamps than we thought there would be...


Stay safe!


Fritz