my childhood stamp collection.

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I totally forgot that I used to collect stamps as a kid.  I found my old collection in my parent’s house.  Here are a few neat ones…

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from Finland.

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from Switzerland.

Maybe you remember using hangers and sticking stamps to pages too.  It seems like such a nerdy thing to do.  I don’t even know how I got started; I think my Mom used to collect stamps when she was a kid.

But now I appreciate them for their design.  I love the colours and those with great graphic design.  It also makes a person notice how so much can be represented within less than a square inch.  The design represents a country – what they value, what aesthetically represents their culture… it’s the ultimate branding back in the day.

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