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Before you head down to a coin, gold, or stamp dealer, be sure to do a little bit of research!  Our recent articles have given you tips on estimating the value of some rare stamps and diamonds.  Check out the links below for some additional material.

  • If you ever find a stamp that doesn’t look quite right, then hold on to it.  As this article discusses, some of the most valuable stamps in history are misprinted stamps.
  • For international stamp collectors, check out this review of the 7 most expensive stamps.  Two American stamps made the list: the misprinted Jenny plane stamp and the rare Ben Franklin stamp.
  • The American Philatelic Society has a great website dedicated to answering the questions of experienced and novice stamp collectors alike. 
  • The art of evaluating diamonds is simple in theory but can take years of practice to perfect.
  • According to DiamondInfo.org, a diamonds cut is the most complicated part of evaluating a diamond since there is no set standard.

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