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Vatican honors Charlie Chaplin on stamp Vatican honors Charlie Chaplin on stamp
In addition to commemorating popes and saints, stamps from Vatican City honor artists in many fields, including painting, music and literature. (Read more...)

Eastern Auctions offers Canadian classics Eastern Auctions offers Canadian classics, errors and more in May 29-30 auction
Remarkable classic stamps of Canada are offered alongside choice modern errors in the May 29-30 public auction by Eastern Auctions Ltd. (Read more...)

Canadian UNESCO commemorative set May 16 Canadian commemorative set issued May 16 honors UNESCO sites
Canada Post honored five Canadian UNESCO World Heritage Sites with five commemorative stamps issued May 16. (Read more...)

Brazil Brazil unveils new brand
Brazil’s post office, Correios, introduced a new logo, or brand, May 6 at an event held at the postal headquarters in Brasilia, attended by Brazil’s Communications Minister Paulo Bernardo, other officials, postal employees and national sporting stars. (Read more...)

A new USPS legislation setback
Prospects for legislation that the United States Postal Service has called vital for its survival suffered a potentially serious setback May 7. (Read more...)

Jersey introduced rate change April 23
New postage rates for the Channel Island of Jersey went into effect April 23. (Read more...)

Specialized collections offered at Rumsey’s Westpex sale Specialized collections offered at Rumsey’s Westpex sale
Schuyler J. Rumsey Philatelic Auctions held a series of sales at the Westpex stamp show in San Francisco April 24-27. (Read more...)

Single upright $2 Jenny Invert stamp to auction Single upright $2 Jenny Invert stamp to auction
A single upright $2 Jenny Invert stamp cut from a pane of six will be offered May 21 by Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions in Danbury, Conn. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Tips: U.S. Birds of Prey stamps U.S. Birds of Prey issue overlooked
United States — On Jan. 20, 2012, the U.S. Postal Service issued a set of five 85¢ Birds of Prey stamps (Scott 4608-4612). T (Read more...)

Nevada anniversary stamp shows state’s natural beauty Nevada anniversary stamp shows the state’s natural beauty
A new United States forever stamp marking 150 years of Nevada statehood will be issued May 29, with a first-day ceremony at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave., Las Vegas, Nev. (Read more...)

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