American Philatelic Society

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Help promote the hobby!

The APS offers a number of programs and resources to share the hobby. Click on each of the items below to see how you may benefit and contribute.

Additional Resources

In addition to the above programs we have more valuable resources for you - printable brochures, video, pen pal services and more!


10 Low-Cost Ways to Start Collecting Stamps

Three Tips for Stamp Collectors

Beginning Stamp Collecting Workshop
(Host your own Stamp Collecting 101 Workshop with this instruction guide.)

The World of Stamps

Classroom Presentations: share the hobby while having fun!, article by Janet Klug


Stamp Collecting Presentation for Senior Living Community (PowerPoint) - Customize and use this presentation at an upcoming senior living meeting!

Stamps An American Journey (A video by the USPS about the development of stamps.)

Album Pages (Free, color illustrated album pages are available for downloading.)

Learn How to Read a Stamp Catalog

Stamp Collecting Fun: A Beginners Guide (a presentation to share)

Pen Pal Services

Student Letter Exchange has matched English speaking pen pals with students, ages 9-18, across the US and around the world for over 75 years.

World Pen Pals - the largest education pen friend movement in the world, founded in 1950.


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