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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...)

2014-date Poinsettia returns to sale at fulfillment center 2014-date Poinsettia returns to sale at USPS fulfillment center
The 2014-date United States nondenominated (49¢) Poinsettia special forever stamp (Scott 4816b) has been returned to sale at Stamp Fulfillment Services after selling out Sept. 30. (Read more...)

Press sheet planned for $2 Circus souvenir sheet $2 Circus souvenir sheet press sheet planned
A press sheet will be issued Dec. 10 for the upcoming United States $2 Circus souvenir sheet. Pre-orders for the press sheet will start Nov. 10, with USPS item number 588708. (Read more...)

Lera to retire as research chairfor National Postal Museum
Thomas Lera, the Winton Blount research chair at the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum, will retire Nov. 1. (Read more...)

World record realization set for unissued Australian stamps World record realization set for unissued Australian stamps
Changing hands for the first time since 1936, a unique block of six of an unissued 2-penny King Edward VIII stamp set a new world record price for an Australian philatelic item Oct (Read more...)

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...)

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