Collecting Paper

Some articles on collecting paper, paper:

Notaphily - History
... It is believed that people have been collecting paper money for as long as it has been in use ... While people began collecting paper currency more systematically in the 1940s, the turning point occurred in the 1970s when notaphily was established as a separate area by collectors ... as the USA, Germany and France began publishing their respective national catalogues of paper money, which represented major points of reference literature ...

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