Oh, Brother!
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Oh, Brother!

Philatelists

Every stamp has a story

Illustration by Mika Laulainen

The art of stamp collecting — philately — might seem like a thing of the past, given how much these days we use email, social media, and shared drives in the cloud to send messages, documents, and photos.

But postage stamp collections are anything but passé. My millennial friends who collect stamps tell me that they have a huge appreciation for the designcraft of tiny artwork…

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