of or relating to philately or of interest to philatelists

Joe was a member of the Philatelic Society

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  • Philatelic — Phil a*tel ic, a. Of or pertaining to philately. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • philatelic — philately ► NOUN ▪ the collection and study of postage stamps. DERIVATIVES philatelic adjective philatelist noun. ORIGIN from Greek philo loving + ateleia exemption from payment , used to mean a franking mark or postage stamp exempting the… …   English terms dictionary

  • philatelic — adjective see philately …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • philatelic — See philately. * * * …   Universalium

  • philatelic — phil·a·tel·ic || ‚fɪlÉ™ telɪk adj. pertaining to the study and collection of postage stamps …   English contemporary dictionary

  • philatelic — phil·a·tel·ic …   English syllables

  • philatelic — adjective of or relating to philately or of interest to philatelists • Syn: ↑philatelical • Pertains to noun: ↑philately (for: ↑philatelical), ↑philately • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Philatelic investment — Philatelic Investment, the investment of funds in collectible postage stamps for the purpose of realizing a profit, is a recent phenomenon when compared to other traditional investment endeavours. Investing in rare stamps is not for the novice.… …   Wikipedia

  • Philatelic literature — is written material relating to philately, primarily information about postage stamps and postal history.It is generally divided into the following categories: # Stamp catalogs ## Single country catalog ## Worldwide catalog ## Geographic area… …   Wikipedia

  • philatelic center — A retail outlet or designated location in a postal lobby that sells select stamp stock of various plate number positions and a complete line of philatelic products for stamp collectors. (Also called Postique, which is a USPS trademark.) …   Glossary of postal terms

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