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Canyonlands National Park marks 50 years
The stunning vistas that make up Canyonlands National Park will be celebrated Sept. 12, the 50th anniversary of the park joining the National Park System.
Falklands post office outsourced
As of Aug. 1, the government of the Falkland Islands has outsourced its postal service to a private local company, the Falklands Post Service Ltd., also known as FPS Ltd.
Latvian Aviation Pioneers set
Latvia is the middle of the three Baltic republics, bordering Estonia to the north, Lithuania to the south, Russia and Belarus to the east and the Baltic Sea to the west. L
Third USPS eBay auction nets $135
With just a couple of days’ notice, the United States Postal Service auctioned football-related philatelic products Aug. 4-10 through its eBay online store at www.ebay.com/stamps.
New stamps from Sweden invite you to ‘sit comfortably’
A new set of stamps from Sweden is called Sit Comfortably. The five booklet stamps featuring modern chair designs were issued Aug. 21.
U.N. Greetings from Geneva pane includes peacocks, sheep
The United Nations Postal Administration will issue a pane of 10 stamps and labels Sept. 12 to honor the 45th anniversary of UNPA/Geneva.
What’s the Byrd connection to an 1844 stampless cover?
What a difference 90 years makes. The cover pictured below began its life as a stampless folded letter dated Oct. 8
2012 Waves of Color stamps not making waves on mail
Dec. 1, 2012, marked the first day of issue for the four United States Waves of Color stamps (Scott 4717-4720).
Poland wins its fifth Asiago award; Iceland, Portugal, Faroe Islands designs
A stamp commemorating the 455th anniversary of the post in Poland received the Asiago international award for philatelic art for the best stamp issued in 2013.
Monaco features American football, many other sports
American football is one of the sports represented on a new stamp from Monaco.
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