SAFE Professional Grade Stamp Collecting Tools
A convenient and easy way for dealers and collectors to securely store and/or display their stamps. SAFE approval cards hold single stamps, pairs, plate blocks etc. with crystal clear spring action strips welded onto heavy black foil backplate. These cards are 100% free of plasticizers. You see these cards when you view the stock of high-end dealers with their better grade stock. Your stock should receive the same care.
SAFE offers fully transparent cover potectorskjl; d to fit your collection. Sleeves are crystal clear on both sides and are made of polyester and are comparable to Mylar-D and Melinex that are certified by the Library of Congress. Material is completely inert, archival quality, 100% free of plasticized PVC, stearates and chemical softeners and are closed on three sides to insure the safety of your collection.
The Perfometer from SAFE is a stamp collecting tool for determining the perforations, and thus the identification, of postage stamps. The SAFE Perfometer Perforation Measurement Gauge for stamps is easy to use with 28 different 30 mm wide perforation templates. Just offer your stamp up for a perfect fit and accurate reading
SAFE UV Lamps are an invaluable tool for the modern stamp collector when used to distinguish the tagging on stamps, which often times mark the identifying characteristics of a scares stamp variety. iHobb.com offers longwave, short wave, portable and desktop models for your particular stamp collecting need. Read our article on Stamp Tagging, it's history and purpose, and how it can enhance your collecting experience and the value of your collection.
Solingen has long been the name in quality stamp tongs, preferred by professional philatelists for the careful handling of valuable postage stamp collections. Not only does the use of tongs safeguard stamps from the oils found even on clean hands, it allows for easier picking up and inspection of stamps and the placement of stamps accurately within a collection.