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Club to conduct Stamp Out Cancer auction April 19; donations being accepted
The Quad City Stamp Club will conduct its annual (Read more...)

New social awareness stamp will focus on missing children USPS announces joint issue with Japan in April
The United States and Japan will participate in a joint stamp issue April 10 to commemorate the 1915 gift of dogwood trees sent to Japan by President William Howard Taft. (Read more...)

'Strange Stamp Squad' returns, Canadian flag turns 50: Week's Most Read
It’s time to catch up on the week that was in stamp-collecting insights and news. (Read more...)

Classic Stamps of the World: Large numeral issues brought fine printing to Uruguay’s stamps Classic Stamps of the World: Large numeral issues brought fine printing to Uruguay’s stamps
As is often the case in stamp-issuing practice, a change in postal rates prompted a new set of stamps in 1866 in Uruguay, a very small nation in southeastern South America. (Read more...)

United States Postal Service announces new stamp subjects for 2015
In a Feb. 20 media briefing teleconference, Cindy Tackett, acting director of USPS Stamp Services, announced the following stamps will be issued in 2015: (Read more...)

Linn’s columnist John Hotchner responds to criticisms of U.S. program proposals
In our Feb. 23 issue, we published an open letter to Postmaster General Megan Brennan. (Read more...)

APS board approves contract with executive search firm
In its efforts to hire a new executive director, the American Philatelic Society’s board of directors on Feb. 19 voted to approve a contract with the Moran Co., a nonprofit executive search firm in Leawood, Kan. (Read more...)

Born Feb. 20: Ansel Adams Born Feb. 20: Ansel Adams
Acclaimed photographer Ansel Adams was born Feb. 20, 1902, in San Francisco, Calif. (Read more...)

Year of the Ram begins, gets a Google Doodle: Morning Report
Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of stamp-collecting. (Read more...)

Pansies blossom as Canada’s Spring Flowers March 2 Pansies blossom as Canada’s Spring Flowers March 2
Spring comes early at Canada Post, which on March 2 issued nondenominated (85¢) domestic letter-rate Pansies “P” permanent stamps with two designs in self-adhesive booklets of 10, coil rolls of 50, and two-stamp souvenir sheets (Read more...)

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