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Expertizing stamps: an essential part of stamp collecting Expertizing stamps: an essential part of stamp collecting
Because philatelic fakery has been practiced since the dawn of stamp collecting, expertizing — the careful inspection of stamps and covers to determine their bona fides — is well established as an essential part of stamp collecting. (Read more...)

Exploring United States postage stamp essays and proofs Exploring United States postage stamp essays and proofs
Like most collectors, I reached a point in my philatelic pursuits where filling spaces in an album just wasn’t enough anymore. (Read more...)

Circus Posters stamps in April
New Vintage Circus Posters commemorative stamps will soon appear at post offices nationwide. (Read more...)

Songbirds stamps April 5 in Dallas
The 10 United States Songbirds commemorative forever stamps will be issued April 5 in Dallas, Texas. (Read more...)

Star-Spangled Banner ceremony rescheduled for March 6 Star-Spangled Banner ceremony rescheduled for March 6
A winter storm in Washington, D.C., caused the March 3 first-day ceremony for the Star-Spangled Banner forever stamp to be postponed. (Read more...)

Tree postal card and paid reply card March 28 United States Tree postal card and paid reply card March 28
The United States Postal Service will issue a new nondenominated (34¢) Tree forever postal card March 28 in New York City. (Read more...)

Almost $600 to buy Arizona Memorial press sheets Almost $600 to buy Arizona Memorial press sheets; 5-sheet limit on press sheet purchases eliminated
The popularity of United States press sheets is cited as a reason for removing order limits. One new press sheet will cost almost $600. (Read more...)

Proofs sell for more than $4,200 in USPS auction Proofs sell for more than $4,200 in USPS auction
The United States Postal Service offered 50 new items through an eBay online auction that began Feb. 16 and ended Feb. 26. The auction featured a sports theme. (Read more...)

Finland honors gold medalists Finland honors gold medalists
Finland’s Itella Posti issued a stamp March 3 to honor its two gold medalists at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games, cross country skiers Sami Jauhojarvi and Iivo Niskanen. T (Read more...)

Denmark Denmark’s Post and Tele Museum celebrates stamps, postal history
Only a few steps away from Copenhagen’s Stroget, the perpetually busy pedestrian walkway and shopping district in the city center, stands Denmark’s Post and Tele Museum, adjacent to the country’s oldest operating post office. (Read more...)

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