Ultra Violet (UV) Lamps

Stamp Tagging is one of the most intriguing parts of modern philately. With a simple UV detecting device you can uncover rare varieties of otherwise common stamps, significantly increasing the value of your collection. Read a more complete article on Stamp Tagging, it's history and purpose, and how it can enhance your collecting experience and the value of your collection. UV Lamps are also a very valuable tool for Bank Note Collectors and expertizering of all paper collectables.

Notes about Tagging on Postage Stamps

Luminescence, phos-phorescence, fluorescence, ultraviolet lamps — what does any of this have to do with stamp collecting? A lot, actually. Here we present an article to help collectors understand and make meaning of the tagging that often determines the correct identification of a stamp in your collection, and often dictates the value of a variety.
SAFE Philalux 3 Ultraviolet Lamp (110V) w/Pengteng Converter
Code: SA9865SP
Price: $239.99
Philalux - UV Longwave and Shortwave Lamp with Built-in Magnifiers The universal detection lamp to e... more info
SAFE Portable UV Lamp Longwave
Code: SA1045
Price: $19.99
Portable Long-wave Lamp Long-wave Lamp (wavelength 366nm). Portable and lightweight. For identifying... more info
Lighthouse Dual UV Lamp - 325178
Code: L81
Price: $59.99
Switchable dual UV lamp This handy UV lamp combines two functions in one device, allowing collectors... more info

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