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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer stamps at Postal Museum Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer stamps at Postal Museum
Scenes captured from the television production Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer debut Nov. 6 on four United States stamps to be issued in Washington, D.C. (Read more...)

Goldberg offers Icelandic rarities, Buss collection Goldberg offers Icelandic rarities, Buss collection
The Nov. 14 Philatelic and Space public auction by Ira and Larry Goldberg Auctioneers will offer the estate collection of longtime Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss, and the Dallingr collection of Iceland and Greenland. (Read more...)

Three versions of Santa, Madonna and Child on Canada’s four new Christmas stamps Three versions of Santa, Madonna and Child on Canada’s four new Christmas stamps
Canada Post is celebrating Christmas this year with three whimsical Santa stamps and a single Madonna and Child stamp. (Read more...)

World record realization set for unissued Australian stamps World record realization set for unissued Australian stamps
Changing hands for the first time since 1936, a unique block of six of an unissued 2-penny King Edward VIII stamp set a new world record price for an Australian philatelic item Oct. 1 (Read more...)

Fish featured on 22nd set in U.N. Endangered Species series Fish featured on 22nd set in U.N. Endangered Species series
A dozen species of fish are pictured on the United Nations Postal Administration’s Endangered Species stamps issued Oct. 23. (Read more...)

Scott U.S. Specialized eCatalogue available
The online, or eCatalogue, version of the 2015 Scott Specialized Catalogue of United States Stamps and Covers is now available for purchase. A complete review of the U.S. market yielded more than 7,800 value changes spread throughout the catalog. (Read more...)

Spotlight: The origin of stamp collecting in America, Part 1 The origin of stamp collecting in America, Part 1: How stamp collecting came to the United States
European Prelude (Read more...)

Spotlight: The origin of stamp collecting in America, Part 2 The origin of stamp collecting in America, Part 2: How stamp collecting matured and spread
By the end of the Civil War in 1865, the stamp hobby had arrived and taken root in North America. Alongside collections of colorful patriotic envelopes, both unused and mailed, collectors had developed a culture grounded in the pursuit of as many different stamps from as many countries as possible, mounted and arranged in albums. E (Read more...)

Five Batman pictorial postmarks offered during Comic Con Five Batman pictorial postmarks offered during Comic Con
Collectors and comic book fans take note: the New York City post office created five different pictorial postmarks celebrating Batman. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Tips: Unsevered Guatemalan airmail Unsevered Guatemalan airmail
Guatemala — Collector interest in Latin America has generally been on the upswing of late. One country that many collectors have overlooked is Guatemala. (Read more...)

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