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USPS to auction football-themed items starting Aug. 4
The United States Postal Service will auction philatelic products Aug. 4-10 through its eBay store at www.ebay.com/stamps. (Read more...)

Stamp and cover theft in Houston
The American Stamp Dealers Association has reported the July 22 theft of stamps and covers from a Houston, Texas, home. (Read more...)

Postal museum selects Piazza as chief curator Postal museum selects Piazza as chief curator
Daniel A. Piazza, a stamp collector who joined the National Postal Museum as a researcher seven years ago, has been named its chief curator of philately and chair of the museum’s philately department. (Read more...)

Three new United States holiday stamp issues planned
The United States Postal Service plans to offer three new holiday stamp issues this fall, most likely in October or November. (Read more...)

Janis Joplin stamp ceremony tickets Janis Joplin stamp ceremony tickets
The United States Postal Service is offering a limited number of complimentary general admission tickets for collectors who would like to attend the Aug. 8 first-day ceremony for the Janis Joplin forever stamp. (Read more...)

Germany puts World Cup Champions stamp on fast track Germany puts World Cup Champions stamp on fast track
Deutsche Post, the German postal authority, wasted no time in producing a new stamp to celebrate the German national team’s world championship victory in soccer’s 2014 FIFA World Cup. (Read more...)

Linn’s digital on Saturday
Beginning July 26, with the Aug. 11 issue, Linn’s digital edition will be available Saturday mornings — two days earlier than the current Monday delivery schedule. (Read more...)

Michael Rogers merges with Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions
The firm of Daniel F. Kelleher, one of philately’s oldest names, has announced a merger with Michael Rogers, a leader in the burgeoning field of Asian philately. (Read more...)

Linn’s digital archive available July 1 Linn’s digital archive available July 1
Effective July 1, the Linn’s Stamp News digital archive housed on the Mattercast digital platform is once again available to subscribers. (Read more...)

Janis Joplin stamp design revealed Janis Joplin stamp design revealed, to be issued Aug. 8
The design of the Janis Joplin forever stamp to be issued in August was revealed by the United States Postal Service in late June. The image was pictured in the Quarter 3 issue of the USPS USA Philatelic catalog for stamp collectors. (Read more...)

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