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Man charged with defrauding the USPS to tune of $650,000 appears in court
A North Carolina man charged with bilking United States Postal Service locations out of $650,000 worth of stamps and other merchandise went before a judge in Charlotte for the first time Wednesday, (Read more...)

U.S. Stamp Notes: Train wreck cover returned to sender; spelling mistake U.S. Stamp Notes: Train wreck cover returned to sender; spelling mistake
Sometimes called “wreck,” “crash” or “distressed” mail, envelopes that survive transportation accidents have a devoted following among some collectors. (Read more...)

Manny Pacquiao gets stamp before fight with Floyd Mayweather: Morning Report Manny Pacquiao gets stamp before fight with Floyd Mayweather: 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 Philately: Paying tribute to the world’s first adhesive postage stamp Great Britain Philately: Paying tribute to the world’s first adhesive postage stamp
On May 6, Great Britain’s Royal Mail marks the 175th anniversary of the creation of the Penny Black, the world’s first adhesive postage stamp, with the souvenir sheet shown here (Read more...)

Symbolic designs on new U.N. stamps and stationery Symbolic designs on new U.N. stamps and stationery
The United Nations Postal Administration will issue four definitive stamps and six pieces of postal stationery May 7. (Read more...)

Despite quote questions, no plans for new Maya Angelou stamp Despite quote questions, no plans for new Maya Angelou stamp
The United States Postal Service has no plans to issue a different stamp honoring Maya Angelou, even though it appears that the quote inscribed on the stamp issued April 7 did not originate with her. (Read more...)

Stamp Identifier: 1920 Eastern Silesia Stamp Identifier: 1920 Eastern Silesia
Overprinted stamps of Czechoslovakia (Read more...)

Born April 16: Charlie Chaplin Born April 16: Charlie Chaplin
The two United States stamps honoring British-born actor and filmmaker Charlie Chaplin were issued less than four years apart. (Read more...)

Check out photos from Canada Post Check out photos from Canada Post's Dinos of Canada release
A first-day ceremony for Canada Post's new Dinos of Canada stamps took place April 9 at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, and photographer Wayne Adam was there to capture some of the fun (Read more...)

USPS worker lands gyrocopter on Capitol grounds
A 61-year-old United States Postal Service worker from Florida was arrested by U.S. Capitol police after he landed a tiny one-man gyrocopter on the grounds of the Capitol April 15. (Read more...)

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