Albums & Supplies

How to Hinge a Stamp

The experts at Mystic have put together a short video showing how easy it is to hinge your stamps.  Just follow these tips and you’ll have your stamps organized in a jiffy!
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How to Measure Stamps for Mounts

Getting the right sized mount for your stamps is easy with the guides shown below.  You’ll learn how to measure accurately and find the correct mount size for traditional, water-activated and self-adhesive stamps on backing paper.

Mystic offers various types of mounts and mount sizes.  Choose from Black Split-Back Mounts, Clear Drop-End Mounts, or Scott Mounts.  We even have a special Mount Kit to provide you with a variety of options to get started.

Don’t want to measure your stamps?  Mystic makes it easy to order the correct sizes.  Simply enter a Scott number into the search bar and click on the stamp you’d like to buy mounts for.  Underneath the conditions offered, click the blue “Mounts” button and the correct sizes will appear!

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It’s Your Collection – Organize it Your Way!

An important and fun challenge for every stamp collector is the protection and display of your collection.  You can organize your stamps any way you want.

Some collectors accumulate stamps and keep them in glassine envelopes, stock books, shoe boxes, etc.

Most stamp collectors enjoy arranging their stamps in an attractive, organized way for easy viewing.  By doing this, you’ll not only have a collection to be proud of, but you’ll also be protecting your stamps from damage.

You can organize your stamps by country (U.S., Spain), by region of the world (Europe, Asia), or topic (animals, space).

You’ll find more tips from Mystic’s experts in this section, including advice on how to choose an album to hinging stamps, selecting mounts and more.  These are suggestions for you to consider.  But remember, this is your little corner of the world – you’re in control.  Please yourself!

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