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USPS corrects quantity of Lincoln press sheets produced Postal Service corrects quantity of Lincoln press sheets produced
United States Postal Service officials have revised the number of press sheets created for the 21¢ Abraham Lincoln stamp issued Feb. 12. (Read more...)

Bidders lining up for famed 1¢ Magenta Bidders lining up for famed 1¢ Magenta
The much anticipated June 17 auction of the famed British Guiana 1856 1¢ Magenta is already generating interest among potential bidders. (Read more...)

Great Britain’s Remarkable Lives set honors notable people Great Britain’s Remarkable Lives set honors 10 notable people
Great Britain’s Royal Mail celebrates the achievements of 10 people born in 1914 on its Remarkable Lives stamps to be issued March 25. A (Read more...)

Flags of Our Nation series off sale March 31 Flags of Our Nation series off sale March 31; introduction of forever stamps slowed sales
The 60-stamp United States Flags of Our Nation coil stamp series (Scott 4273-4332) will go off sale March 31. (Read more...)

Reflections on a decade of showcasing philatelic treasures Reflections on a decade of showcasing philatelic treasures
By Cheryl Ganz (Read more...)

New plate prefix for Purple Heart pane New plate prefix for Purple Heart pane
Plate number collectors have something new to look for: a different prefix letter for the 2012 United States Purple Heart forever stamp (Scott 4704) issued in a pane of 20. (Read more...)

Alaska bypass mail program: creating division in the House
Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, just wanted to make sure he understood the dispute over “bypass mail.” (Read more...)

Ferns coils issued as forever stamps Second variety of new Ferns coils issued as forever stamps
Five United States nondenominated (49¢) Ferns forever stamps were issued in coils of 10,000 March 6 in Kansas City, Mo. (Read more...)

U.N. stamps promote International Day of Happiness Six U.N. stamps promote International Day of Happiness
The United Nations Postal Administration issued six stamps March 17 to celebrate the International Day of Happiness. (Read more...)

New Stamps of the World: currency, constitution, cardinals Stamps commemorate new currency, constitution, cardinals
Postage stamps are part of the promotional campaign to introduce new paper currency in three South Pacific island nations. (Read more...)

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