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May 31 rates turn up in post offices on May 20
When United States post offices opened for business Wednesday morning, May 20, all point-of-sale equipment had been reprogrammed to automatically calculate prices on customer purchases at the new postage rates. (Read more...)

U.S. stamps planned for new rates New U.S. stamps planned for new rates
The United States Postal Service will soon issue new nondenominated stamps to fulfill five different mailing rates (Read more...)

Day four at Europhilex: Dealers and collectors say show a Day four at Europhilex: Dealers and collectors say show a 'success'
Europhilex London 2015 held its fourth and final day today, Saturday, May 16. (Read more...)

Day three at Europhilex: Linn Day three at Europhilex: Linn's columnist Alderfer meets £5 orange exhibitor
Day three at the Europhilex in London brought a serendipitious encounter. (Read more...)

Day Two at Europhilex: Royal Mail issues prestige booklet Day Two at Europhilex: Royal Mail issues prestige booklet
Royal Mail issued a new prestige booklet and a set of six special stamps on Thursday, May 14, the second day of Europilex in London. (Read more...)

Europhilex opens in London to a crowd of eager collectors Europhilex opens in London to a crowd of eager collectors
Europhilex, the 2015 international stamp exhibition, opened in London on Wednesday, May 13, to a good crowd of collectors eager to purchase from Royal Mail the souvenir sheet marking the 175th anniversary of the Penny Black. (Read more...)

Rarities from first stamp to cover flown to the moon displayed at London Europhilex show, May 13-16
The largest philatelic exhibition in Europe since 2010, London 2015 Europhilex, opens Wednesday, May 13, at in the Business Design Center in London’s Islington (Read more...)

APS to announce new director of shows
The American Philatelic Society will introduce its new shows manager this week, according to the latest APS member newsletter. (Read more...)

1¢ Magenta owner’s identity to be revealed; stamp will be shown in D.C., Monaco, N.Y. 1¢ Magenta owner’s identity to be revealed; stamp will be shown in D.C., Monaco, N.Y.
The 1856 British Guiana 1¢ Magenta, once again crowned the world’s most valuable stamp, will be on public display almost continuously for at least the next couple of years. (Read more...)

Stamps category on May 4 'Jeopardy!' episode
The popular syndicated television game show Jeopardy! featured a Stamps category in its episode broadcast nationally May 4. (Read more...)

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