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Tech-savvy Stamp Collectors Energise An Old Hobby

 
 
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That's an interesting read.

This statement would seem to provide some useful insight -


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It's my interest and I do enjoy it but I don't go to the big trade shows and would never join a club or society; my perception is that they are mainly full of people my parents' age, are a bit nerdy and I don't want to be viewed that way. Because I don't know any anyone else my age doing this, it's a hobby that I do very much alone.


Its an interesting point of view. I joined the APS when I was 25. It didn't bother me at all to be corresponding with people older than me. In fact, I liked that, because I've always known that I could learn from my elders - and believe me, I did. I guess that makes me a nerd.
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Posted 09/17/2019   11:59 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add waddsbadds to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Fascinating article. I'm a big fan of Graham Beck's videos. And I got a chuckle from that black and white photo of the guy in a hat with a cigar clamped between his teeth. Can you imagine that happening today? Someone smoking over a table while examining a dealer's stock? #128546;
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