a person who collects stamps as a hobby or investment:By following the points below, new philatelists will be able to start their stamp collection and enjoy the benefits of collecting.
an expert in the study of postage and revenue stamps, stamped envelopes and postmarks, postcards, and other items related to postal history:At the symposium, research on the history of American postal operations was discussed by philatelists and the interested public.
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How to use philatelist in a sentence
It may have been an error but it troubled no one but the philatelist.Canada: Its Postage Stamps and Postal Stationery | Clifton Armstrong Howes
Yet in the American philatelist for June, 1888, we find an attempted defence of them.Canada: Its Postage Stamps and Postal Stationery | Clifton Armstrong Howes
He was no mean authority on old prints and books, was also a keen philatelist, and was blessed with a remarkable memory.The Blocking of Zeebrugge | Alfred F. B. Carpenter
The philatelist is found in every civilized country, and the collection of postage stamps, used and unused, grows apace.Chats on Household Curios | Fred W. Burgess
According to the philatelist it will exchange for three blue Amadei or a '67 Khedive, obliterated.Woman on Her Own, False Gods & The Red Robe | Eugne Brieux