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Stamp Market Tips: El Salvador’s 1895 parcel post set El Salvador’s 1895 parcel post set
El Salvador— After decades of relative quiescence, the market for Latin American stamps is steadily becoming one of the most active. C (Read more...)

Eleven forever stamp issues to go off sale June 30 Eleven forever stamp issues and others to go off sale June 30
Eleven United States forever stamp issues, one forever postal card and five denominated stamps are scheduled to go off sale June 30. (Read more...)

Classic Stamps of the World: 1865 Newfoundland seal Lack of zeal for 1865 Newfoundland seal led to design change
With the arrival of decimal currency in 1865, Newfoundland needed new postage stamps as well as new money. (Read more...)

New Stamps of the World: definitive stamps New definitives represent subjects from sports to politics
Several postal administrations introduced new definitive stamp series this year. These regular-issue stamps display a variety of subjects from extreme sports to mushrooms to a national hero. (Read more...)

Canada marks tragic sinking of ‘Empress of Ireland’ Canada marks tragic sinking of ‘Empress of Ireland’
Canada Post will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the ocean liner RMS Empress of Ireland on May 29, with two stamp designs and two picture postal cards. (Read more...)

U.S. Stamp Notes: Covers from little islands 20th-century covers from little islands on different sides of globe
What a difference two similar letters can represent. (Read more...)

Dollar-sign Stamps: FDC with 90 years of $2 stamps Combination first-day cover highlights 90 years of $2 stamps
Pictured nearby is a marvelous combination first-day cover for the United States $2 Jenny Invert stamp that was issued Sept. 22, 2013. (Read more...)

Stamp Hobby Views: Top 10 recommendations for CSAC Top 10 recommendations for CSAC, thoughts from a committee veteran
Editor’s Note: Linn’s asked recently retired Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee member Cary R. B (Read more...)

British stamps honor films and GPO documentaries British stamps honor films and GPO documentaries
Great Britain’s Royal Mail will issue 10 stamps May 13 featuring British films and documentaries. (Read more...)

Tuskegee post office honors pilot instructor Tuskegee post office honors pilot instructor
Tuskegee airman and flight instructor C. Alfred “Chief” Anderson (1907-96) was honored with a United States 70¢ stamp issued March 13. (Read more...)

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