¿WHAT IS PHILATELY?
Philately is the study and collection of stamps, especially those dedicated to Correos, meaning not only the specific stamps of the postal services but also those that have not been created for use in the Post Office (fiscal, telegraphic, etc.). ), have had postal use for various reasons.
The philately of a country is included in what can be called Postal History of the same. In Postal History, not only the objects of the postal communication (stamps, letters, portfolios, postal marks and correspondence in general) must be considered, but also other sources such as Cartography, History, Legislative Supports and Mail Documents of all kinds.
The collections of Postal History and philately must collect documents and pieces transported by an official or private postal service and present studies on routes and postal itineraries, tariffs and postal effects used in correspondence.
¿WHAT IS NUMISMATICS?
Numismatics is the study, knowledge and collection of coins and paper money issued by a nation with the official design of the country. Within this collection the notafilia is the part that is dedicated to the study, research and dissemination of banknotes and paper money in general.
The study of this hobby and its collecting is of great importance since it allows to observe and acquire knowledge about trade exchanges and the economy of the peoples, as well as its history, geography, politics, religion, customs, among other points. In relation to this is the paleography, symbolism, iconology, art history, among other sciences that serve to provide knowledge about the history of a country.
¿WHAT IS A DOCUMENT?From the Latin documentum, a document is a correspondence, a letter, a diploma or manuscript that illustrates a fact, situation or circumstance, having as a support the paper.It is also about writing, both printed and manuscript, which presents data that could be used to prove something.There are multiple types of documents, both handwritten and printed, within what would be the scope of law, so, for example, we find those of a public nature that we can define as those that accredit certain facts and that are made and certified by an official of the Public Administration (deeds, actions, decrees, invoices, etc.).Select in the columns on the right those categories of documents that may be of interest to you.
WHAT IS A BOOK?
The word book comes from the Latin liber, a term linked to the bark of the tree. A book is a set of sheets of paper or some similar material that, when bound, form a volume.
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- CARTOGRAPHY OF SPAIN
- SPANISH POSTAL MARKS
- SPANISH MAIL RATES (1717-1850)
- FOREING MAIL RATES
- MAIL OFFICES (1717-1779)
- REFERENCE BIBLIOGRAPHY
- UNPUBLISHED POSTAL MARKS- 6 QUARTERS OF 1850
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