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Walmart to offer postal outlets Walmart to offer postal outlets
Walmart may be offering postal services at many of its stores. (Read more...)

Commission approves grocery delivery testing
Letter carriers in the San Francisco Bay area may soon begin delivering groceries as part of a newly approval market test. (Read more...)

Sea Surface Temperatures global forever stamp returns to sale Sea Surface Temperatures global forever stamp returns to sale
The United States nondenominated ($1.15) Sea Surface Temperatures global forever stamp (Scott 4893) has been returned to sale at Stamp Fulfillment Services after selling out in September. (Read more...)

Scott eCatalogues provide the content without having to lug around a heavy book
In case you missed the announcement several months ago, online editions of the Scott catalogs are now available for purchase at scottonline.com. (Read more...)

The scarce Welsh Road Repair Fund halfpenny surcharge The scarce Welsh Road Repair Fund halfpenny surcharge
To the keen eye of a collector of British postal history, the postage charge of “1/3½” (1 shilling, 3 and a halfpence) marked at upper left on the front of the folded wrapper shown nearby begs for further investigation. (Read more...)

Australia’s conversion to decimal currency triggered new stamps Stamps Down Under: Australia’s conversion to decimal currency triggered new stamps
On Feb. 14, 1966, Australia joined most of the rest of the world by converting its national currency from pounds, shillings and pence to decimal currency consisting of 100 cents to the dollar. (Read more...)

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...)

Advertising covers question if your car is ready for winter U.S. Stamp Notes: Advertising covers question if your car is ready for winter
I wasn’t around in the early 1900s when companies used fancy advertising art on business envelopes to help sell their wares. It still happens today, but I don’t see it often. (Read more...)

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