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U.S. Stamp Notes: Bisects in the United States Bisects allowed but not approved for use in the United States
The use of bisected stamps has a long and not entirely honorable history in the United States. (Read more...)

Medal of Honor stamp event at Korean War Memorial July 26 Medal of Honor stamp event at Arlington Cemetery July 26
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The United States Postal Service will issue two Medal of Honor: Korean War commemorative forever stamps July 26 in Arlington, Va. (Read more...)


Asia Philately: Indonesia’s Vienna Issues Indonesia’s Vienna Issues were created as revolution unfolded
Some collectors of worldwide stamps might be familiar with the 1948-50 Revolution series of postage stamps from Indonesia, stamps that usually are referred to as the Vienna Issues, but others might not be aware of them. (Read more...)

Stamp Identifier: Stamps of New Britain Stamp Identifier: 1914-15 New Britain
Surcharged postage stamps (Read more...)

Dollar-sign Stamps: $2 Bobcat mistakenly paired $2 Bobcat mistakenly paired with 37¢ Flag during rate change
Longtime readers of Dollar-Sign Stamps know that I have a fondness for postal history showing dollar-denominated stamps mistakenly used as 1¢ or 2¢ stamps. (Read more...)

Editor’s Insights: Stellar Brandon CSA collection Stellar Brandon CSA collection, long hidden, reveals its beauty to a new generation
To say that Ralph Brandon had a passion for collecting the stamps and postal history of the Confederate States of America is an understatement. (Read more...)

Canadian Photography stamp series continues July 7 Canadian Photography series continues with seven designs
Canada Post will continue its series of commemorative stamps honoring Canadian photography July 7 with seven designs on stamps in booklets and souvenir sheets. (Read more...)

The world’s most famous stamp in stamp-on-stamp designs The world’s most famous stamp in stamp-on-stamp designs
Although there is only one 1856 British Guiana 1¢ Magenta, this famous stamp has been pictured on other stamps, known as stamp-on-stamp designs. (Read more...)

USPS to seek bids on ‘USA Philatelic’ catalog design work USPS to seek new bids on ‘USA Philatelic’ catalog design work
The Virginia company that has designed and produced many of the United States Postal Service’s stamp promotions since 2007 could face the loss of its contract. (Read more...)

Fake APC stamps found used on mail from online purchase Fake APC stamps found used on mail from online purchase
Peter Elias can well remember when he spotted his first counterfeit stamp. (Read more...)

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