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Scott assigns new catalog numbers
Scott Flash March 3, 2015: The following Scott numbers have been assigned (Read more...)

Born March 3: Alexander Graham Bell Born March 3: Alexander Graham Bell
Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, on March 3, 1847, Alexander Graham Bell moved to Canada in 1870, and to Boston the following year, securing a teaching position there at a school for the deaf. (Read more...)

North American blockade covers of 1775 to 1815 displayed in London North American blockade covers of 1775 to 1815 displayed in London
Members of The Royal Philatelic Society London viewed a rare display of material from the North American blockade of mail from 1775 to 1815 during its Feb. 26 meeting. This meeting also was broadcast to membership worldwide through YouTube. (Read more...)

Royal Mail will raise stamp prices in March: Morning Report
Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of stamp-collecting. (Read more...)

Great Britain to raise rates
Great Britain’s Royal Mail has announced a rate increase to go into effect March 30. (Read more...)

Born March 2: Dr. Seuss Born March 2: Dr. Seuss
On March 2, 2004, the United States Postal Service issued a 37¢ stamp honoring one of the country's most famous authors, Theodor Seuss Geisel — known to children of all ages as Dr (Read more...)

Born March 1: Glenn Miller Born March 1: Glenn Miller
The career of Glenn Miller, born Alton Glenn Miller on March 1, 1904, was far too brief. The trombonist and bandleader earned his first gold record in 1942, but he disappeared without a trace while serving his country in 1944. (Read more...)

Born Feb. 28: Linus Pauling Born Feb. 28: Linus Pauling
The only person in history to be awarded two unshared Nobel prizes is Linus Carl Pauling, who was born Feb. 28, 1901, in Portland, Ore. (Read more...)

The world recognized Nimoy on stamps The world recognized Leonard Nimoy on stamps
Leonard Nimoy, the actor who achieved worldwide recognition as the science officer Spock on the original Star Trek television series, died Feb. 27 at age 83. (Read more...)

New Stamps of the World: A salute to happiness New Stamps of the World: A salute to happiness
San Marino is the second postal administration to commemorate the International Day of Happiness and the first to honor the 3-D printing revolution. (Read more...)

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