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There were stamps, coins, postcards and historic items galore on Sunday, as the Launceston Philatelic Society held its stamp and coin market at Max Fry Hall. Launceston Philatelic Society chairman Robery Antell said it was a great event for keen collectors as well as those who wanted to get started. “We’ve been doing the markets since I’ve been a member, which is at least 30 years,” he said. “We have two markets every year and we took them over after COVID stopped us from running them last year. We have seven dealerships here today, down a bit from previous numbers. “A lot of people are coming with stuff to sell and it’s a great opportunity because they have a number of people they can excite with what they have. “Mr. Antell said that collecting is something that is usually passed down from generation to generation. “I think it’s in your blood. Either you like collecting or you don’t,” he said. which led them to accept her and inherit the collection, which sparked their love for her.” Randal Askeland of Newstead specializes in philatelic items from Tasmania. “I collect documents, stamps and other paper goods and have been collecting for over 60 years, he says. My father collected stamps. A lady from this club came to my school and she gave a one hour lesson a week on philately. Six of us went to the club, but I was the one who kept doing it and I didn’t quit.” READ MORE: Luke Andrew Krushka decided not to appeal a jail sentence of 25 weeks a group of people interested in philately and exhibiting.The society has an extensive library of collectibles thanks to its members, who meet twice a month.Meetings include member exhibits, a mini -sale and an auction.The Society says stamp collecting and coin collecting is one of the world’s most popular pastimes, noting that since a young Victorian woman advertised in The Times for Penny Black to line her room, the stamps have fascinated and delighted collectors. With stamps for every corner of the globe, avid collectors use the market to sell, buy and show their collections. Our journalists work hard to provide new information. local and up-to-date news to the community. Here’s how you can continue to access our trusted content: Follow us on Google News: The E Examiner

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