Origin of philately
Related formsphil·a·tel·ic [fil-uh-tel-ik] /ˌfɪl əˈtɛl ɪk/, phil·a·tel·i·cal, adjectivephil·a·tel·i·cal·ly, adverbphi·lat·e·list [fi-lat-l-ist] /fɪˈlæt l ɪst/, noun
Examples from the Web for philately
The rule among collectors to-day is to take up some special portion of Philately, and to direct all their efforts to that portion.
Philately, fi-lat′e-li, n. the study and collection of postage and revenue stamps and labels (also Timbrophily, Timbrology).
Like the lady said to the stamp collector, philately will get you everywhere.Makers|Cory Doctorow
Every new phase of recreation from playgrounds to philately presently has its countrywide association.Society|Henry Kalloch Rowe
Here is a problem which the next convert to philately may undertake to solve.What Philately Teaches|John N. Luff