Wren and Martin Chapter 38: Precis Writing, Specimen 1 | Precis Title: Collecting-Stamps
To many people, stamps are merely something that are necessary for delivering letters. These people think that stamp collection as a hobby is simply a wastage of time, money and effort. But, there are other people in the world who find stamp collection worthwhile and more profitable than other leisure pursuits. Stamp collection also helps to pass time pleasantly.
Countries keep on issuing new stamps and thus, this hobby would not stagnate at any time. Receiving letters with stamps in old books is quite interesting. Stamps acquaint us with geographical and historical places, famous people and incidents. Collecting stamps before one’s rival is the real fascination that lies in this hobby. Stamps, although small and minute, contain vast and important knowledge. Therefore, collecting-stamps makes up a good hobby.