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National Postal Museum Chief Curator Cheryl Ganz to retire
Cheryl R. Ganz is retiring from her position as chief curator of the Smithsonian National Postal Museum in Washington, D.C.
Jimi Hendrix on U.S. stamp March 13
Jimi Hendrix will be honored on a new United States forever stamp March 13, the U.S. Postal Service revealed Feb. 18.
Uncommon international uses of the 1962 4¢ Malaria stamp
In my previous Modern U.S. Mail column (
, Feb. 10, page 16) I described and pictured uncommon domestic commercial uses of United States Scott 1194, the 4¢ Malaria Eradication commemorative of 1962.
Star-Spangled Banner stamp varieties issued March 3
New varieties of the United States Star-Spangled Banner forever stamp will be issued March 3 in Washington, D.C.
Tree postal card at March NYC show
The United States Postal Service will issue a new nondenominated (34¢) Tree forever postal card March 28 in New York City.
Heston Legends of Hollywood full pane design revealed
The Charlton Heston commemorative forever stamp will be issued April 11 in Hollywood, Calif.
U.S. Postal Service limit on press sheet ordering lifted
The limit on how many press sheets collectors can purchase from the United States Postal Service has been lifted.
A Christmas stamp voted Finland’s most beautiful for 2013
A Christmas stamp was voted as Finland’s most beautiful stamp of 2013.
If you want stamps on your mail, ask
When was the last time you went to your local post office and asked the clerk behind the counter to use stamps on a parcel you had to mail?
South Africa remembers Mandela on a new souvenir sheet
South Africa issued a souvenir sheet Feb. 11 remembering Nelson Mandela as a global icon.
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