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Brody receives Lichtenstein memorial award Brody receives Lichtenstein memorial award
The Collectors Club bestowed its 2014 Alfred F. Lichtenstein memorial award for outstanding service to philately on Roger S. Brody during its annual awards dinner May 7 in New York. (Read more...)

American Topical Association launches stamp checklist database
The American Topical Association has launched a new database for its popular topical checklists. (Read more...)

USPS offers complimentary tickets
The United States Postal Service is offering a limited number of complimentary entry tickets for collectors who would like to attend the June 6 first-day ceremony for the Hot Rods forever stamps. (Read more...)

Denys named top topical collector
Jack Andre Denys has been named the 2014 Distinguished Topical Philatelist by the American Topical Association. (Read more...)

Stamps stolen in N.H. homicide case
A New Hampshire stamp collector and his wife were found dead in their burning Manchester home, and a deputy chief medical examiner has concluded that they were the victims of homicide. (Read more...)

Walker, three others to sign Roll of Distinguished Philatelists
Four collectors were recently elected by the Philatelic Congress of Great Britain to sign the Roll of Distinguished Philatelists. (Read more...)

Floral Weddings stamps delayed until 2015
The United States Postal Service has delayed the issuance of new Wedding series stamps until 2015, according to Postal Service spokesman Roy Betts. (Read more...)

National Postal Museum to show Mulready-Penny Black cover National Postal Museum to exhibit Mulready-Penny Black early use
A British Mulready 1-penny lettersheet franked with a British Penny Black postage stamp and postmarked May 2, 1840, will be exhibited May 3-11 at the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum in Washington, D.C. (Read more...)

Hot Rods forever stamps will show ‘USA’ on license plates Hot Rods forever stamps will show ‘USA’ on license plates
The designs of the two Hot Rods forever stamps to be issued June 6 were revealed in mid-April by the United States Postal Service through its USA Philatelic catalog. (Read more...)

Artist’s king eider duck wins junior duck stamp contest 16-year-old artist’s king eider duck wins junior duck stamp contest
Sixteen-year-old artist Si Youn Kim of New Jersey won the United States Fish and Wildlife Service’s 2014-15 federal junior duck stamp contest. (Read more...)

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