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Artist’s king eider duck wins junior duck stamp contest 16-year-old artist’s king eider duck wins junior duck stamp contest
Sixteen-year-old artist Si Youn Kim of New Jersey won the United States Fish and Wildlife Service’s 2014-15 federal junior duck stamp contest. (Read more...)

This example of the 1918 24¢ Jenny Invert airmail error stamp was enclosed in a locket by Col. Edward H.R. Green. The locket containing both the error stamp and a normal 24¢ Jenny airmail stamp will be auctioned May 15 by H.R. Harmer of Tustin, Calif. Jenny Invert 'locket copy' to auction May 15; Col. Green's gift to his wife has long history
Among the most unusual people ever to pursue the stamp hobby was Edward Howland Robinson (Ned) Green. (Read more...)

Ashbrook photo archive can be viewed online Ashbrook photo archive can be viewed online
The website of the United States Philatelic Classics Society now provides access to the Stanley Ashbrook collection of approximately 10,000 black-and-white photographs of classic stamps and covers. (Read more...)

Finland announces second half of its 2013 stamp program Finland announces second half of its 2014 stamp program
Finland announced the second half of its 2014 stamp program April 13, but of the seven sets of stamps to be issued, only one is receiving widespread publicity. (Read more...)

World’s oldest post office offered for sale World’s oldest post office, founded in 1712, offered for sale
The world’s oldest operating post office is for sale, according to a press release from the Post Office, the United Kingdom’s retail company of 11,500 branches that provide a variety of services, including selling postage stamps. (Read more...)

Swiss Post making stamps, products more visible to public
Swiss Post reports that it is attempting to strengthen philatelic sales by showcasing more of its products at large post offices. (Read more...)

U.N. and duck stamp theft reported
Collections of United Nations stamps and first-day covers were stolen April 12 in Cleveland, Ohio. A collection of state duck stamps was also taken. (Read more...)

Nevada Statehood stamp will show Valley of Fire state park Nevada Statehood stamp will show Valley of Fire state park
The design for the Nevada Statehood stamp to be issued May 29 was unveiled in mid-April by the United States Postal Service. (Read more...)

Hudson River School art stamps to be issued Aug. 21 at APS Stampshow
Four works of art from the 19th-century Hudson River School art movement will be honored with commemorative forever stamps to be issued Aug. 21 in Hartford, Conn. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Tips: People’s Republic of China China airmail set from 1957-58
People’s Republic of China — The People’s Republic of China hasn’t issued many airmail stamps: just one set of five (Scott C1-C5) on May 1, 1951, and another set of four (C6-C9) in 1957-58. (Read more...)

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