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Useful Links


Below the line are the links listed before the site rewrite began in 2015: several are no longer functioning. The following table contains links to the sites used in the rewrite.

Source Comments
CIA World Fact Book often cited in Wikipedia entries
colnect the second place to look for stamp images
David Olson (FICC#1) the first place to look for stamp images
Dead Country Stamps and Banknotes a source of information and stamp images for some of the more obscure stamp-issuing entitles
Stamp World History an ambitious site offering maps and flowcharts
Wikipedia used for many of the country descriptions
  and List of sovereign states

Links to sites primarily related to first issues

Links to FICC members sites.

Postal history.

Philatelic societies and clubs.

Forgeries, fakes and counterfeits.

General interest and tools.

owl After School Care Programs is a charity based in El Paso County, Colorado. One of their study groups, mentored by Courtney Phillips, found and enjoyed the FICC web site and recommended this site at HomeAdvisor which contains advice on stamp collecting and links to other useful resources. Thanks, Courtney's Kids.
  Xavier Zimri has asked the club to add a link to a web page on stamp collecting on the web site. Thanks, Xavier.


Page created 18 Nov 2015 Page updated 01-Jun-2018