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Modern U.S. Mail: Dead letter rules changed over time, moved fees to addressee Modern U.S. Mail: Dead letter rules changed over time, moved fees to addressee
Many collectors probably are aware that the United States Postal Service’s dead letter offices (or branches, as they are sometimes called) use penalty envelopes nowadays to return letters that were mailed without the sender’s card (return address) on the envelope, and which therefore are unmailable or undeliverable (Read more...)

History of British postal uniforms focus of seminar: 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 26: Robert Frost Born March 26: Robert Frost
The celebrated American poet Robert Frost was born March 26, 1874, in San Francisco. At age 11 he moved with his mother and sister to Lawrence, Mass., following the death of his father, a journalist, from tuberculosis. (Read more...)

Great Britain Philately: Six new stamps issued in Great Britain’s Machin series Great Britain Philately: Six new stamps issued in Great Britain’s Machin series
Every year, near the beginning of March, Great Britain’s Royal Mail announces changes to domestic and international postage rates for the coming year, usually meaning new stamps in the long-running Machin series of Queen Elizabeth II definitive stamps (Read more...)

Postal Service requests more forever stamps
Citing the "goodwill" generated by its forever first-class stamp, the United States Postal Service wants to add five more forever stamps to its lineup. (Read more...)

7th National Duck Stamp Collectors Society stamp issued 7th National Duck Stamp Collectors Society stamp issued
The following is a release from the National Duck Stamp Collectors Society: (Read more...)

New Howard Summers book profiles stamps in pop culture New Howard Summers book profiles stamps in pop culture
The following is a release from Howard Summers: (Read more...)

Kyrgyzstan postal service competition creates a new wrinkle for collectors Kyrgyzstan postal service competition creates a new wrinkle for collectors
A new wrinkle in postal service competition has come to light in Central Asia, and with it, new stamps for a new postal entity. (Read more...)

U.S. Stamp Notes: New tagging error added to the 2015 Scott U.S. Specialized U.S. Stamp Notes: New tagging error added to the 2015 Scott U.S. Specialized
New discoveries are always fun, and the way to make them is to pay close attention to the stamps that cross your desk. This is especially true if you have an interest in tagging varieties. (Read more...)

Man charged with stealing $650K in stamps, other USPS merchandise: Morning Report
Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of stamp-collecting. (Read more...)

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