Collecting field philately (Slovak filatelia, Czech filatelie, French philatélie, Hungarian filatélia, German Philatelie, Polish filatelistyka, Spanish filatelia) is a hobby collecting activity devoted not only to collecting postage stamps but also other postal valuables and documents related with postal service: postal cards with embossed stamp, stationery envelopes, pictorial postal cards, various types of entires, postmarks, postal labels, telegrams, postal forms, etc.
Information philatelic portal www.postoveznamky.sk provides with three basic services for philatelists and collectors of related areas (postcards, coins, banknotes, pins, medals, historical documents):
- Information about news for collectors of Slovak philatelic materials (postage stamps, commemorative postmarks, postal cards, stationery envelopes, and other postal materials). All materials are illustrated and supplemented by basic information on author, date of issue, place of issue, printing amount, pictorial and textual motifs, and other information.
- Information service on events for collectors providing information about forthcoming philatelic events: philatelic auctions, philatelic bourses, club meetings, philatelic exhibitions, postage stamps inaugurations, specialised philatelic events and events to popularise philately and postage stamp collecting.
- Specialised philatelic information published as specialised philatelic articles and self standing specialised sections. All information are actualised and supplemented by new findings.