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Born May 25: Igor Sikorsky Born May 25: Igor Sikorsky
The third airmail stamp issued in 1988 had a 36¢ denomination to fulfill the new rate for international airmail postcards, which had gone into effect more than two months earlier. (Read more...)

Born May 24: Carmine Infantino Born May 24: Carmine Infantino
A celebrated comic book artist, editor and publishing executive, Carmine Infantino was born May 24, 1925 (Read more...)

Born May 23: Douglas Fairbanks Born May 23: Douglas Fairbanks
At the dawn of the 20th century, a dashing young actor was just embarking on his exciting new career. Born Douglas Eaton Thomas Ulman on May 23, 1883, he had become Douglas Fairbanks when his mother took on a new name after divorcing Douglas' father. (Read more...)

'Pyramid' of very personal postcards headed to Smithsonian: Afternoon Report
Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of stamp-collecting. (Read more...)

The 1,000th stamp from Croatia; Swiss stamp has skin texture The 1,000th stamp from Croatia; Swiss stamp has skin texture
A new stamp from Croatia celebrates the fact that this is the 1,000th stamp issued by Hrvatska Posta, which translates to Croatian Post. (Read more...)

Monaco salutes Automobile Club of Monaco Monaco salutes Automobile Club of Monaco
Monaco will issue a souvenir sheet with four 1.25 stamps June 25 to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the Automobile Club of Monaco (Read more...)

New U.S. stamps planned for new rates; USPS hit hard by delay of increase: Week New U.S. stamps planned for new rates; USPS hit hard by delay of increase: Week's Most Read
It’s time to catch up on the week that was in stamp-collecting insights and news. (Read more...)

Born May 22: Harvey Milk Born May 22: Harvey Milk
One year ago today, a nondenominated (49¢) forever stamp commemorating politician and gay rights activist Harvey Milk was issued in Washington, D (Read more...)

Harmers International to conduct spring auction June 6 at Collectors Club in New York City
Harmers International will present its spring auction June 6 at the Collectors Club, 22 E. 35th St. in New York City. (Read more...)

Stamps Down Under: Australia’s first postal issues were not even postage stamps Stamps Down Under: Australia’s first postal issues were not even postage stamps
Australia and the United States are on opposite sides of the globe, but both nations share similarities from a historical perspective. (Read more...)

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