Using a stamp catalogue

1. How to look up a catalogue

For this example, we are going to find out more about this stamp. 


If you know the year the stamp was issued it is easier to find the stamp in a printed catalogue. If you don't know the year, online catalogues can help. Read StampIT's language leaflets on 'The Story of a Stamp' to find out more about how to investigate a stamp. 

This stamp has the year it was issued on it. You need a magnifying glass to see it. 


The year this stamp was issued is 1963. 

Next page you'll find out how to use the catalogue