The most sophisticated, safe and rewarding way to keep stamps is in pre-printed (illustrated) country albums. LIGHTHOUSE pages are 10 5/8 x 11 3/4"" (270 x 297mm) in size and are purposely printed in black and white, to allow you to identify at first glance which stamps are still missing. All LIGHTHOUSE printing is done on safe extra heavy paper stock. It is acid free (ph-neutral) and contains no wood fibres.
Affixed to each individual illustration is a protective LIGHTHOUSE SF mount in the exact size of the stamp. SF mounts are manufactured of clear, anti-glare, safe polystyrene film, free from acids and chemical softeners. The clamp-type seal at the bottom of the pocket securely holds the stamp in place. SF mounts prevent sticking and protect your collection from dust and moisture.
Many of LIGHTHOUSE illustrated album pages are also available without SF protective covers in a “regular” version. The special perforation of lengthened holes ensures that when the album is open the heavy stock pages will lie absolutely flat. The pre-printed pages fit in all LIGHTHOUSE Album binders.
The individual characteristics of similar stamps which vary, e.g. in color, perforation or printing process, are noted on the respective album sheets. This only applies to stamps with Michel (major) numbers and includes the year where required. At all times we aim for a harmonious and aestetically pleasing presentation.