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British postal strike mail presents opportunities for discoveries British postal strike mail presents opportunities for discoveries
My dad, who was in the hotel business, was transferred by his company from New York to London in the late 1960s (Read more...)

Great Britain Philately: Great Britain’s semipostal stamps make for a short list Great Britain Philately: Britain’s semipostal stamps make for a short list
Like the United States, which has issued only four semipostal stamps, Great Britain has produced only a few semipostal stamps. (Read more...)

100 years ago: the opening of the Panama-Pacific Exposition 100 years ago: opening the Panama-Pacific Exposition
For stamp collectors, the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition in San Francisco, Calif., was one of the many large fairs that resulted in a set of new United States postage stamps. (Read more...)

Flowers of the Empire Flowers of the Empire: flowers on British North American stamps have a long history
Although popular today, floral decoration on Canadian stamps dates back only to the 1960s. However, flowers as symbols of the lands that make up what we now call the United Kingdom are prominent on a number of the first postage stamps of British North America (Read more...)

Born Feb. 19: Nicolaus Copernicus Born Feb. 19: Nicolaus Copernicus
To mark the 500th birthday of the early astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus, who was born Mikolaj Kopernik in Thorn, Poland, on Feb. 19, 1473, countries all over the world, including the United States, made plans to issue commemorative stamps. (Read more...)

What should new USPS mail trucks look like?: Morning Report
Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of stamp-collecting. (Read more...)

Ohio's largest annual show will take place March 19-21 in Cleveland
The Garfield-Perry Stamp Club will host its annual March Party stamp exhibition, the largest annual event in Ohio for postage stamp collectors, Thursday, March 19, through Saturday, March 21, at La Villa Conference and Banquet Center, 11500 Brookpark Road, Cleveland, Ohio (Read more...)

Actor Danny Glover joins with postal union over USPS wages
The American Postal Workers Union was planning to add some star power to its bargaining team when it opens wage talks with the United States Postal Service Feb. 19. (Read more...)

Artist who won a spot on the 2015 North Carolina duck stamp announced Virginia artist wins a spot on the 2015 North Carolina duck stamp
The following is a release from the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission: (Read more...)

Isle of Man to give away Penny Black Isle of Man to give away Penny Black
The Isle of Man Post Office is celebrating the 175th anniversary of the world's first postage stamp by giving away an example of that stamp, Great Britain's Penny Black issued May 6, 1840 (Scott 1) (Read more...)

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