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  • n. a passion for stamp collecting


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  • JM thinks, frankly, that he may have his timbromania licked

    February 16, 2011

  • "Between 1860 and 1863, the first stamp catalogs were issued (in Belgium, Britain, France, and the United States), specialty magazines for stamp collectors appeared in several countries, a Frenchman published the first stamp album, and another Frenchman coined the term "philately," which replaced "timbromania" as the name of this popular pastime."

    Waiting for the Weekend by Witold Rybczynski, p 197

    August 17, 2010