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Glade Creek Grist Mill stamp Sept. 29 Glade Creek Grist Mill stamp Sept. 29
A new United States $5.75 Glade Creek Grist Mill stamp will be issued Sept. 29 in Danese, W.Va. (Read more...)

U.S. Stamp Notes: Expertizing altered stamps Expertizing stamps that have been altered to fake an error
In an earlier column on expertizing, I discussed colors that can be removed to create faked errors. I (Read more...)

Sundman offers reward for McCoy stamps Sundman offers reward for McCoy stamps: two of four Inverted Jennies stolen in 1955
Hoping to spur a development in philately’s most celebrated cold case, Donald Sundman of Mystic Stamp Co. is offering a hefty reward for the recovery of two missing examples of America’s most famous stamp error. (Read more...)

APS to receive $1.3 million bequest
The American Philatelic Society will soon receive a gift of approximately $1.3 million. (Read more...)

Upright $2 Jenny Invert pane found in Wisconsin Upright $2 Jenny Invert pane found in Wisconsin; tally at 19
A new find of the intentionally created upright variety of the United States $2 Jenny Invert pane was found in Wisconsin in August. (Read more...)

Editor’s Insights: USPS denial of FOIA request overturned USPS denial of FOIA request overturned; Linn’s given initial $2 Jenny sales figures
Sometimes persistence does pay off. (Read more...)

New Suez Canal stamp shows Panama Canal New Suez Canal stamp shows Panama Canal
A new three-stamp Suez Canal commemorative set from Egypt features a photograph of a canal on the center stamp — but it’s not the right canal. (Read more...)

FIP patronage granted for World Stamp Show-NY 2016
World Stamp Show-NY 2016 has entered into an agreement with the International Federation of Philately (FIP) confirming FIP patronage for the upcoming stamp show and exhibition. (Read more...)

Mint P3333 Art Deco Bird plate number found Mint P3333 Art Deco Bird plate number found
Mint examples of plate number P3333 have been found for the United States nondenominated (5¢) Art Deco Bird nonprofit coil stamp (Scott 4495). Collector Frank Covey of Illinois reported the find to Linn’s in late August. (Read more...)

Ship cancels remain popular Ship cancels remain popular
A reunion of those who served on the aircraft carrier USS Kearsarge took place Sept. 1 in San Diego, Calif. The event was at the former Naval Training center, which now serves as an “urban village” called Liberty Station. (Read more...)

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