Blog Posts in 2015

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A Look Inside the World of Stamp Collecting

Years ago, stamp collections were popular among children and adults, but in some corners of the world, the hobby is making a big comeback. In this video, you’ll hear the riveting stories of the ...
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What Factors Make a Coin Collectible?

Coin collecting is more than a hobby for most collectors; it’s an important part of their lives as amateur historians. If you are researching collectible coins in Rockville, Md., start with a ...
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Understanding Diamond Carats

A big, shiny diamond is enough to make for a bright New Year, but clarity and width aren’t the most important measures of a stone’s worth. When you are assessing the value of your jewelry ...
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Tips for Preserving Your Valuable Stamp Collection

Whether you’ve recently inherited a stamp collection, are just starting out, or have been collecting your entire life, it’s important that you know how to preserve your collection. After ...
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Types of Stamps to Consider for Your Collection

Investing in stamps is certainly less volatile than investing in the stock market, but it still requires a great deal of research if you want to have a collection of any real value. If your intention ...
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Take a Look at the Famed Pogue Collection

The Pogue Collection is by all accounts the most valuable rare coin collection ever sold at auction, and is one of the single greatest coin collections ever assembled. Comprised entirely of early ...
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Answering Questions about Collecting Paper Money

Paper money collecting is a great hobby for anyone interested in the history of U.S. and worldwide currency, or anyone interested in picking up a hobby that can lead to significant financial returns. ...
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What Beginners Need to Know About Building a Stamp Collection

Collecting stamps can be a wonderfully fulfilling hobby, especially if you’re looking for a hobby that has the potential to be very lucrative. Although most people collect stamps to feed an ...
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A Look at the 2016 Australian Bullion Coin Program

Gold coin collectors around the world were thrilled with the unveiling of the 2016 Australian Bullion Coin Program from the Perth Mint earlier this year. The bullion coins in this collection offer ...
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Finding the Value of Autographed Items

There have been some very important figures in history whose very signature alone is enough to generate thousands or even hundreds of thousands of dollars at auction or in the private market. If you ...
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Things to Look for When Choosing a Diamond

Diamonds are among the most precious jewels in the world, and for good reason. Few pieces of jewelry shimmer, sparkle, and shine like a diamond engagement ring or diamond necklace. Diamonds also make ...
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Coin Identification Tips

When you are investing in rare coins near Rockville, MD, it is important for you to be sure that you are getting genuine coins and not replicas. In order to help you identify genuine coins, here are ...
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The Answers to Your Questions About Collecting Stamps

Collecting stamps in Rockville, MD, is a hobby that everyone can enjoy. Age is not a limiting factor for this wonderful hobby; it can be just as exciting at the age of 5 as it is at the age of 80 to ...
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Why Stamp Collecting is a Great Investment

Collecting stamps in Rockville, MD, can be more than just a fun and enjoyable hobby. It can also be a wise investment. Watch this video to learn about why collecting stamps can be a smart move for ...
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Why Stamp Collecting is a Great Investment

Collecting stamps in Rockville, MD, can be more than just a fun and enjoyable hobby. It can also be a wise investment. Watch this video to learn about why collecting stamps can be a smart move for ...
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The Process of Appraising Diamonds

There are many reasons a person might decide to get a diamond appraised. Oftentimes, a diamond appraisal is needed to find out the value of a diamond one is about to purchase. If you are thinking of ...
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Spotlight on National Medals

The United States Mint produces commemorative national medals as authorized by the United States Congress. These medals commemorate historic events and people significant to the United States. For a ...
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Why Should You Start a Coin Collection?

Coin collecting is a fun, rewarding hobby that can be enjoyed alone or with your friends or family. The act of acquiring rare coins for your collection is exciting, especially if you’ve been ...
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Top Tips for Caring for Your Stamps

Collectible stamps can be a great investment, as their value can appreciate over time. However, to ensure that your investment increases in value, you must take good care of your stamps. Rare stamps ...
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Coin Collecting: A Popular Pastime

Coin collecting is a fun and rewarding hobby for individuals of all ages. Rare coins and collectable coins are not only exciting to buy and sell, but they can also increase in value over time, making ...
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A Look at an Amazing Coin Collection

Collectors of rare coins understand mint condition coins can be worth more than just their original monetary value. The Pogue Coin Collection is predicted to be the most valuable collection of all ...
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Caring For Your Jewelry Collection

Whether your prized possessions are collectable coins or precious pieces of jewelry, it is important to know how to care for them correctly. Keeping your jewelry collection in pristine condition will ...
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How Coins Are Made

People often collect rare coins without giving much thought to how they are created. However, the coin creation process can be incredibly fascinating. This year alone, America’s two mints will ...
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Amazing Facts about Diamonds

Prior to reaching a jewelry display case, it takes diamonds billions of years to transform from carbon into precious stones. Whether people are looking to buy or sell this precious gem, it can hold ...
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Getting to Know Some Rare Stamps

Stamp collecting is a popular hobby, and many people enjoy it because it can be a calm, meditative activity. However, it can also prove exciting and challenging when you’re in search of a unique ...
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