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2015 Scott Classic specialized catalog: 30,000 value changes, many new listings
The Scott catalog editors are just days away from finishing the final online proofing and sending the pages of the 2015 Scott Classic Specialized Catalogue of Stamps and Covers 1840-1940 to the printer. (Read more...)

Classic U.S. inverts in Oct 18-19 Regency-Superior auction U.S. inverts, postal history in Regency-Superior Sescal auction
The Oct. 18-19 Regency-Superior auction at the Sescal stamp show offers nearly 2,300 lots of philatelic material. (Read more...)

Canada’s 2¢ Large Queen on laid paper to be auctioned Rare Canada 2¢ Large Queen on laid paper, found in 2013, to be auctioned by Eastern
The recently discovered third known example of Canada’s 1868 2¢ green Large Queen stamp on laid paper (Scott 32) will be offered at auction by Eastern Auctions Ltd. Oct. 16-18. (Read more...)

USPS reveals Circus sheet image USPS reveals preliminary image of limited Circus souvenir sheet
The United States Postal Service has revealed the design for the three-stamp Circus souvenir sheet that will be available in mint condition only with the purchase of The 2014 Stamp Yearbook, a USPS publication. (Read more...)

Egypt replaces stamps showing wrong canal Egypt replaces stamp showing wrong canal
Shortly after Egypt’s stamps received worldwide attention for mistakenly showing the Panama Canal instead of the Suez Canal, Egypt’s postal authority issued a replacement design. (Read more...)

World records: smallest album and smallest stamp journal U.S. Stamp Notes: World records: smallest album and smallest stamp journal
I have a new claimant for the title of the world’s smallest stamp album, and a new smallest category to challenge U.S. Stamp Notes readers. (Read more...)

Jennifer Miller wins 2014 duck stamp art contest Jennifer Miller wins 2014 duck stamp art contest
Jennifer Miller of Olean, N.Y., won the 2014 federal duck stamp art contest held Sept. 20-21 at the United States Fish and Wildlife Service National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, W.Va. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Tips: SCADTA stamps on cover popular SCADTA stamps on cover popular
United States — Colombia SCADTA Consular Overprints — Quoting the 2014 Scott Classic Specialized Catalogue of Stamps and Covers 1840-1940: “The Sociedad Colombo-Alemana de Transportes Aereos (SCADTA) was established in Colombia in December 1919 by a group of Colombian and German businessmen, with the aim of organizing efficient and reliable airline service within Colombia.&r (Read more...)

Imperforate error strip of 1998 Diana memorial issue sold Imperforate error strip of 1998 Diana memorial issue sold
Spink’s “Philatelic Collectors’ Series” sale, held July 9-11, featured some scarce British Empire items as well as a number of the modern British imperforate and missing-color errors that have been popular lately. (Read more...)

Wilt Chamberlain stamp ceremony Dec. 5
The two United States Wilt Chamberlain commemorative forever stamps will be issued Dec. 5 in Philadelphia, Pa. (Read more...)

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