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Circus souvenir sheet error found with missing gold imprint Circus souvenir sheet error found with missing gold imprint
The most controversial United States stamp issue of 2014 has been discovered sporting a dramatic error. (Read more...)

Say goodbye to the lick-and-stick U.S. stamp Say goodbye to the lick-and-stick U.S. stamp
It's a day that many stamp collectors have dreaded. (Read more...)

Reader comes across California mural with a stamp connection: Morning Report
Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of stamp-collecting. (Read more...)

Scott assigns new catalog numbers
Scott Flash March 3, 2015: The following Scott numbers have been assigned (Read more...)

Born March 3: Alexander Graham Bell Born March 3: Alexander Graham Bell
Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, on March 3, 1847, Alexander Graham Bell moved to Canada in 1870, and to Boston the following year, securing a teaching position there at a school for the deaf. (Read more...)

North American blockade covers of 1775 to 1815 displayed in London North American blockade covers of 1775 to 1815 displayed in London
Members of The Royal Philatelic Society London viewed a rare display of material from the North American blockade of mail from 1775 to 1815 during its Feb. 26 meeting. This meeting also was broadcast to membership worldwide through YouTube. (Read more...)

Royal Mail will raise stamp prices in March: Morning Report
Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of stamp-collecting. (Read more...)

Great Britain to raise rates
Great Britain’s Royal Mail has announced a rate increase to go into effect March 30. (Read more...)

Born March 2: Dr. Seuss Born March 2: Dr. Seuss
On March 2, 2004, the United States Postal Service issued a 37¢ stamp honoring one of the country's most famous authors, Theodor Seuss Geisel — known to children of all ages as Dr (Read more...)

Born March 1: Glenn Miller Born March 1: Glenn Miller
The career of Glenn Miller, born Alton Glenn Miller on March 1, 1904, was far too brief. The trombonist and bandleader earned his first gold record in 1942, but he disappeared without a trace while serving his country in 1944. (Read more...)

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