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The world recognized Nimoy on stamps The world recognized Leonard Nimoy on stamps
Leonard Nimoy, the actor who achieved worldwide recognition as the science officer Spock on the original Star Trek television series, died Feb. 27 at age 83. (Read more...)

Yellow Hat stamp find in U.S. stamp mixture: postmarked pair on clipped envelope piece Yellow Hat stamp find in U.S. stamp mixture: postmarked pair on clipped envelope piece
Collector Joseph Monaco got a nice surprise a few years ago while looking through a mixture of used United States stamps. (Read more...)

Water Lilies stamps to be issued March 20 at the March Party stamp show in Cleveland Water Lilies stamps to be issued March 20 at the March Party stamp show in Cleveland
The March Party stamp show in Cleveland, Ohio, will host the first-day ceremony for four new stamps from the United States Postal Service. (Read more...)

Rate change approved by Postal Regulatory Commission
Higher stamp prices proposed by the United States Postal Service have won the endorsement of the Postal Regulatory Commission and will become effective April 26. (Read more...)

USPS plans stamp for poet Maya Angelou USPS plans stamp for poet Maya Angelou
Poet Maya Angelou, who died just 10 months ago, will be honored with a forever stamp, according to a Feb. 23 press release from the United States Postal Service.  (Read more...)

New social awareness stamp will focus on missing children USPS announces joint issue with Japan in April
The United States and Japan will participate in a joint stamp issue April 10 to commemorate the 1915 gift of dogwood trees sent to Japan by President William Howard Taft. (Read more...)

United States Postal Service announces new stamp subjects for 2015
In a Feb. 20 media briefing teleconference, Cindy Tackett, acting director of USPS Stamp Services, announced the following stamps will be issued in 2015: (Read more...)

APS board approves contract with executive search firm
In its efforts to hire a new executive director, the American Philatelic Society’s board of directors on Feb. 19 voted to approve a contract with the Moran Co., a nonprofit executive search firm in Leawood, Kan. (Read more...)

Stamps return to 'Jeopardy!'
As it does from time to time, the long-running television game show Jeopardy! introduced a new stamp category for the episode broadcast Feb. 17: "Singers on Postage Stamps." (Read more...)

London London's four-day Stampex show opens Feb. 18
The popular spring Stampex show for 2015 will open Wednesday, Feb. 18, at 11:30 a.m. (Read more...)

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