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Editor’s Insights: Stellar Brandon CSA collection Stellar Brandon CSA collection, long hidden, reveals its beauty to a new generation
To say that Ralph Brandon had a passion for collecting the stamps and postal history of the Confederate States of America is an understatement. (Read more...)

Canadian Photography stamp series continues July 7 Canadian Photography series continues with seven designs
Canada Post will continue its series of commemorative stamps honoring Canadian photography July 7 with seven designs on stamps in booklets and souvenir sheets. (Read more...)

The world’s most famous stamp in stamp-on-stamp designs The world’s most famous stamp in stamp-on-stamp designs
Although there is only one 1856 British Guiana 1¢ Magenta, this famous stamp has been pictured on other stamps, known as stamp-on-stamp designs. (Read more...)

USPS to seek bids on ‘USA Philatelic’ catalog design work USPS to seek new bids on ‘USA Philatelic’ catalog design work
The Virginia company that has designed and produced many of the United States Postal Service’s stamp promotions since 2007 could face the loss of its contract. (Read more...)

Fake APC stamps found used on mail from online purchase Fake APC stamps found used on mail from online purchase
Peter Elias can well remember when he spotted his first counterfeit stamp. (Read more...)

Westport centennial postmark shows Grays Harbor lighthouse Westport centennial postmark shows Grays Harbor lighthouse
The small community of Westport, Wash., located on the Pacific coast at Grays Harbor, celebrated the 100th anniversary of its 1914 incorporation June 26. (Read more...)

Canada issues two Ottawa RedBlacks stamps June 19 Canada issues two Ottawa RedBlacks stamps June 19
Canada Post unveiled and issued two Ottawa RedBlacks permanent rate stamps June 19. The booklet stamp and coil stamp are pictured nearby. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Tips: Lebanese 1957 souvenir sheet Lebanese 1957 souvenir sheet
Lebanon — The Lebanese diaspora has grown exponentially in recent years thanks to the chaos in the Middle East. I (Read more...)

World Stamp Show-NY 2016 offers news update
The next international stamp exhibition in the United States, World Stamp Show-NY 2016, is now less than two years away. (Read more...)

New Stamps of the World: Hands represented Hands shown on stamps represent love, hope, protection
On several new stamp designs, hands symbolize various subjects from a mother’s love to a William Shakespeare tragedy to patriotism. (Read more...)

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