The First Issues Collectors Club promotes the collection of and research on the first postage stamp issued by any nation, province, city, army or other entity.
Check out the FICC exhibit at the World Philatelic Exhibition 2006
This series of pages is FICC' s central purpose: documenting all the first issues. The catalog entries link to the detail pages which are gradually being added.
Forums - Recenty reinvigorated
A founder member of FICC, the late David Olson, maintained a site that helped in identifying genuine and forged first issues. A new (May 2017) companion site, forgeries.info, has been developed, initially based on David's data, and to be expanded over time.
Starting a collection
Describes some of the different approaches to collecting first issues.
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American Philatelic Society Affiliate #232
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