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Exhibitors invited to Indiana stamp show
The exhibitor's prospectus is available for Indypex, the annual stamp show and exhibition of the Indiana Stamp Club. (Read more...)

Born March 30: Cesar E. Chavez Born March 31: Cesar E. Chavez
American civil rights activist and labor leader Cesar E. Chavez was born March 31, 1927, near Yuma, Ariz. After losing their home during the Great Depression, the Chavez family became migrant farm workers in the fields of California. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Tips: U.S. Bicycle local can be a good buy Stamp Market Tips: U.S. Bicycle local can be a good buy
United States — Local stamps are a fascinating, if sometimes bewildering collecting specialty (Read more...)

You bought it: Reader adds to Queen Victoria collection
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Stamp Hobby Views: Changes in plate number collecting over the past 120 years Stamp Hobby Views: Changes in plate number collecting over the past 120 years
In 1894, when the Bureau of Engraving and Printing took over the printing of United States stamps, each plate employed was designated by a numeral printed in the margin paper (or selvage). (Read more...)

Monday Morning Brief | Kyrgyzstan Monday Morning Brief | Kyrgyzstan
Watch as Linn’s Stamp News senior editor Denise McCarty discusses the current postal situation in Kyrgyzstan where two official postal operators are both licensed to issue stamps and also reports a major discovery on an 1875 stamp from Russia. (Read more...)

Oprah Winfrey, Andrew Young at April 7 Angelou ceremony Oprah Winfrey, Andrew Young at April 7 Angelou ceremony
Actress and television personality Oprah Winfrey will join Ambassador Andrew Young and Postmaster General Megan Brennan for the April 7 first-day ceremony welcoming the Maya Angelou forever stamp. (Read more...)

Diwali stamp resolution submitted in U.S. Senate: Morning Report Diwali stamp resolution submitted in U.S. Senate: Morning Report
Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of stamp-collecting. (Read more...)

Born March 30: Martin Ramirez Born March 30: Martin Ramirez
Information about the early life of Martin Ramirez is sketchy, though it is known that he was born in Mexico on March 30, 1895. (Read more...)

Born March 29: John Tyler Born March 29: John Tyler
The 10th president of the United States, John Tyler, was born 225 years ago on March 29, 1790. (Read more...)

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