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Stamp Market Tips: U.S. Birds of Prey stamps U.S. Birds of Prey issue overlooked
United States — On Jan. 20, 2012, the U.S. Postal Service issued a set of five 85¢ Birds of Prey stamps (Scott 4608-4612). T (Read more...)

Nevada anniversary stamp shows state’s natural beauty Nevada anniversary stamp shows the state’s natural beauty
A new United States forever stamp marking 150 years of Nevada statehood will be issued May 29, with a first-day ceremony at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave., Las Vegas, Nev. (Read more...)

Canadian stamp marks the 1914 Komagata Maru incident Canadian stamp marks the1914 Komagata Maru incident
Canada Post will mark the centennial of the 1914 Komagata Maru incident with a $2.50 international-rate stamp issued May 1 in a booklet of six. (Read more...)

New Stamps of the World: Viking heritage, Irish battle Stamps honor Viking heritage, Irish battle
Viking artifacts are featured on new stamps from Norway and Ireland. (Read more...)

U.S. Stamp Notes: Additions to living list Postal Service Employees set might add to living list
A new category of living people featured on United States stamps is opened up by a short obituary sent in by U.S. Stamp Notes reader Larry Secchioroli of Connecticut. (Read more...)

Some varieties of press sheets are selling out Some varieties of press sheets are selling out
The United States 21¢ Abraham Lincoln stamp press sheet without die cuts has sold out through the U.S. Postal Service, and the press sheet of the $19.99 USS Arizona stamp issued without die cuts is nearing sold-out status. (Read more...)

Stamp honoring Harvey Milk May 22 Stamp honoring Harvey Milk May 22
San Francisco political figure and gay rights activist Harvey Milk will be honored on a new forever stamp from the United States Postal Service. (Read more...)

Harvey Milk ceremony in San Francisco
The United States Postal Service will sponsor a public dedication ceremony for the Harvey Milk commemorative forever stamp May 28 in San Francisco. (Read more...)

USPS offers complimentary tickets
The United States Postal Service is offering a limited number of complimentary entry tickets for collectors who would like to attend the June 6 first-day ceremony for the Hot Rods forever stamps. (Read more...)

1932 Olympics FDC addressed to George Linn 1932 Olympics FDC addressed to George Linn
The therapeutic effects of stamp collecting are many. Among them is a favorite of mine: looking through boxes of inexpensive covers at stamp shows, in search of that proverbial gem that escaped the eyes of those who searched before you. (Read more...)

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