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Special Olympics, Robert Robinson Taylor, Martin Ramirez stamps Special Olympics, Robert Robinson Taylor, Martin Ramirez stamps to be issued in 2015
Three previously unannounced stamps for 2015 have been added to next year’s United States stamp program. (Read more...)

Winter Fun stamped envelopes temporarily unavailable Winter Fun stamped envelopes temporarily unavailable
One of the three packs of 10 United States Winter-themed forever stamped envelopes issued Oct. 1 were temporarily removed from sale. (Read more...)

Fraud alert from the American Philatelic Society
The American Philatelic Society alerted its members Nov. 17 via e-mail of a fraud alert. (Read more...)

First woman postmaster general starts Feb. 1 First woman postmaster general starts Feb. 1
Megan J. Brennan will become the next postmaster general Feb. 1, announced the United States Postal Service during its Nov. 14 board of governors meeting. She will become the agency’s 74th postmaster general and the first woman in that role. (Read more...)

British postmark honors comet landing British postmark honors comet landing
Great Britain’s Royal Mail honored the historic moment of the European Space Agency landing a spacecraft on a comet just two days after it occurred. (Read more...)

World’s most valuable stamp will be exhibited at NPM World’s most valuable stamp will be exhibited in Washington
The famed 1856 British Guiana 1¢ Magenta — long regarded as the world’s most valuable stamp — will be displayed at the National Postal Museum for three years. (Read more...)

Upright $2 Jenny Invert pane tally at 20 Upright $2 Jenny Invert pane tally at 20
A new find of the intentionally created upright variety of the United States $2 Jenny Invert pane was found in Ohio in early November. (Read more...)

Rudolph vended postage to be issued Nov. 6 Rudolph vended postage to be issued Nov. 6
A computer-vended postage label featuring Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer will be available at selected larger United States post offices starting Nov. 6. (Read more...)

Ameristamp Expo prospectus now available
The prospectus and entry forms are now available for APS Ameri­stamp Expo 2015, the annual winter stamp show of the American Philatelic Society. (Read more...)

Ganz receives Neinken medal Ganz receives Neinken medal
The Philatelic Foundation awarded its Neinken Medal to Cheryl Ganz for meritorious service to philately. The award was presented Oct. 23 by Donald Sund­man, vice chairman of the Philatelic Foundation board of trustees. (Read more...)

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