National Geographic : 1988 Dec
GIVE SOMEONE A HITALBUM FOR CHRISTMAS. Look no further than your local post office or philatelic center for Christmas presents that special some one will love. Help to start a stamp collec tion or add to it. Either way, here are some long playing albums and other gifts that will be hits all year long. This Year's Greatest Hits. The 1988 Commemo rativeMint Set is an album for collectors and non-collec tors alike. It includes all the com memorative stamps is sued in 1988, complete with stories about each and mounts to affix the stamps in the album. There's no better way to start a collec tion or to add to one. A Complete Collection of Folk. This Christmas, a special mint set features the folk art stamps issued by the U.S. Postal Service since 1978. Carousel animals, woodcarving figurines, and Navajo art are just a few examples of the hits in this collection. Oldies and Goodies. The PostalService Guide to U.S. Stamps is an ency clopedia of all U.S. stamps ever printed. Each stamp, starting * with the * first is sue in 1847, is reproduced in full color. Learn about famous stamp collec tors and get all sorts of information on collecting and collecting terminology. Make Beautiful Notes. These cards are based on the U.S. Postal Service's just-issued classic car stamps. Getasett mail to your friends or start a collection of cards and match ing stamps. You can get an education in the golden years of auto making while you learn more about stamps. Collect U.S. Stamps. 1 They're alive.