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Kelleher sales offering aerophilately, Ryukyus, Canada, more Kelleher sales offering aerophilately, Ryukyus, Canada, more
A burned cover from the 1937 crash of the German airship Hindenburg is among the items offered in an upcoming auction by Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions. (Read more...)

Finland puts its rock stars on new stamps: Morning Report
Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of stamp-collecting. (Read more...)

1st 2016 Scott eCatalogue released, new Water Lilies envelopes detailed: Week 1st 2016 Scott eCatalogue released, new Water Lilies envelopes detailed: Week's Most Read
It’s time to catch up on the week that was in stamp-collecting insights and news. (Read more...)

Kudos to U.S. Postal Service for its decision not to reissue Maya Angelou forever stamp Kudos to U.S. Postal Service for its decision not to reissue Maya Angelou forever stamp
Stamp collecting has received a good deal of coverage in the mainstream media of late, courtesy of a misattributed quote that appears on the United States Maya Angelou forever stamp issued April 7. (Read more...)

Born April 17: Thornton Wilder Born April 17: Thornton Wilder
Thornton Niven Wilder, born April 17, 1897, in Madison, Wis., is best known for writing Our Town, a play that he described as "not necessarily a picture of life in a small village in New Hampshire, but an attempt to find a value above all price for the smallest events in our daily life (Read more...)

Chutzpah: collector asks FDR for duplicate stamps in 1942 Chutzpah: collector asks FDR for duplicate stamps in 1942
Every now and then someone who shares our hobby demonstrates that they have lost their perspective when it comes to stamp collecting. (Read more...)

Special Olympics stamp marks upcoming Los Angeles Games Special Olympics stamp marks upcoming Los Angeles Games
From July 25 to Aug. 2, the Special Olympics World Games are taking place in Los Angeles, Calif., with the participation of 7,000 athletes representing 177 countries. (Read more...)

Britain marks 175 years of the world’s first stamps Britain marks 175 years of the world’s first stamps
The world’s first adhesive postage stamp was issued May 6, 1840, as part of sweeping postal reforms in Great Britain (Read more...)

Man charged with defrauding the USPS to tune of $650,000 appears in court
A North Carolina man charged with bilking United States Postal Service locations out of $650,000 worth of stamps and other merchandise went before a judge in Charlotte for the first time Wednesday, (Read more...)

U.S. Stamp Notes: Train wreck cover returned to sender; spelling mistake U.S. Stamp Notes: Train wreck cover returned to sender; spelling mistake
Sometimes called “wreck,” “crash” or “distressed” mail, envelopes that survive transportation accidents have a devoted following among some collectors. (Read more...)

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