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ATM pane added to the mix of Winter Fun forever stamps ATM pane added to the mix of Winter Fun forever stamps
The United States Winter Fun forever stamps will be issued in two different formats Oct. 23 in New York City. (Read more...)

No ceremony for $2 Circus sheet No ceremony for $2 Circus sheet
Baraboo, Wis., home to the Circus World Museum and the former site of the Ringling Brothers circus headquarters, will be featured as the official first-day city for the upcoming $2 Circus souvenir sheet. (Read more...)

USPS calls off Rudolph souvenir sheet USPS calls off Rudolph souvenir sheet; double-sided pane of 20 set for Nov. 6
A planned souvenir sheet for the upcoming United States Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer forever stamps set will not be issued. (Read more...)

APS board considering loan to library for building project
The American Philatelic Society board of directors is making plans for the $1.3 million gift left to the society by 25-year APS member Walter Weber, who died May 23. (Read more...)

Mystic sells Inverted Jenny plate block Mystic sells Inverted Jenny plate block; purchase price ‘north of $4.8 million’
In a startling move, Donald J. Sundman, the president of Mystic Stamp Co., announced Oct. 7 that his firm has sold the unique Inverted Jenny plate block to an anonymous buyer for a sum specified as “around $5 million,” according to Sundman. (Read more...)

McGowan replaced as stamp chief; Tackett acting manager McGowan replaced as stamp chief; Tackett new acting manager
Susan McGowan, a public relations executive who was named head of the United States Postal Service’s stamp program in December 2012, has been replaced, a USPS spokesman confirmed Oct. 8. (Read more...)

Canada issues 32 stamps Oct. 3 to honor NHL teams, stars Canada issues 32 stamps Oct. 3 to honor NHL teams, stars
Canada Post issued a set of stamps Oct. 3 honoring the seven Canada-based National Hockey League teams, and star defense­men from the original six NHL teams. (Read more...)

Souvenir sheet, booklet for U.S. Rudolph issue Souvenir sheet, booklet for U.S. Rudolph issue
The designs for the four Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer forever stamps were unveiled in late September by the United States Postal Service. (Read more...)

Extra-tall stamps for Wilt Chamberlain unveiled Extra-tall stamps for Wilt Chamberlain unveiled
The designs for the 7-foot 1-inch NBA basketball star Wilt Chamberlain commemorative forever stamps to be issued Dec. 5 were unveiled in early October by the United States Postal Service. (Read more...)

Batman celebrated with eight new U.S. stamps in pane of 20 Batman celebrated with eight new U.S. stamps in pane of 20
Crime fighting comic book super hero Batman is the subject of a new eight-stamp set from the United States Postal Service. (Read more...)

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