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U.S. Apple stamps a good buy U.S. Apple stamps a good buy
United States — On Jan. 27, 2013, the United States Postal Service issued 33¢ Apple definitive stamps to pay the domestic postcard rate. (Read more...)

Line-engraved British classics in Spink auction Line-engraved British classics in Spink auction
Spink London will offer the “Robert Wallace” collection of Great Britain line-engraved stamps, including stamps on cover and on piece, during a Jan. 27 auction. (Read more...)

Stamps Down Under: Original art makes covers from Down Under ‘keepers’ Stamps Down Under: Original art makes covers from Down Under ‘keepers’
One of stamp collecting’s many offshoots is the creation of beautiful designs known as “cachets” (ka-shays) on envelopes. (Read more...)

Born Jan. 21: John C. Fremont Born Jan. 21: John C. Fremont
The first presidential candidate of the Republican party was John Charles Fremont, who was born Jan. 21, 1813 (Read more...)

ASDA to present winter stamp show Feb. 13-15 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
The American Stamp Dealers Association will begin its second century with its winter show to take place Feb. 13-15 at the War Memorial Auditorium, 800 N.E. 8th St., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (Read more...)

First Canadian prime minister honored on new stamp First Canadian prime minister honored on new stamp
Canada Post issued a stamp Jan. 11 to celebrate the 200th birth anniversary of Canada’s first prime minister, John A. Macdonald. (Read more...)

Bill Gross revealed as buyer of Robinson upright Jenny Invert pane Bill Gross revealed as buyer of Robinson upright Jenny Invert pane
CBS Sunday Morning correspondent Rita Braver reveals in her Jan (Read more...)

U.S. Lunar New Year stamp welcomes year of the ram U.S. Lunar New Year stamp welcomes year of the ram
The new Year of the Ram stamp from the United States Postal Service will be issued Feb. 7 in San Francisco, Calif. It will be sold nationwide on the same day. (Read more...)

The Internet offers many stamp-related videos for viewing The Internet offers many stamp-related videos for viewing
You might want to take a break from your stamp albums during these long winter nights and watch some videos about stamp collecting. There are hundreds to choose from. (Read more...)

Representative supports Diwali stamp
United States Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) introduced a resolution Jan. 14 advocating that the United States Postal Service issue a stamp for Diwali (also called Deepavali), an ancient Hindu festival of lights celebrated in India and many other countries (Read more...)

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