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Jersey honors New Jersey; Russia features Crimean scenes
Jersey celebrates ties to the United States and ancient Rome on two new sets of stamps.
The 100th anniversary of Britain’s postage due labels
This year is the centenary of postage dues in Great Britain.
Usages of the 65¢ stamp from the Great Americans series
Earlier this year, I discussed one usage type — nonstandard mail — of the wide-ranging Great Americans definitive series (
, May 12, page 22).
Postcards with U.S. stamp design images widely distributed
Postcards that bear images of United States stamps have been popular for many years. I am especially fond of those that feature a design showing an envelope franked with a stamp modeled on the George Washington types of 1908-22.
U.S. Poinsettia stamp issued Aug. 21 in Hartford
With no advance notice, a new variety of the United States Poinsettia forever stamp in a pane of 20, double-sided booklet format, was issued Aug. 21 in Hartford, Conn.
Jim Carrey, Martin Short among five Canadian comedians honored
Five funny Canadians are being honored Aug. 29 on new commemorative permanent stamps from Canada Post. T
West Virginia grist mill on Priority Mail stamp
The scenic Glade Creek Grist Mill in West Virginia will be featured on a new high-denomination United States $5.75 stamp to be issued in October.
Circus souvenir sheetlet only in yearbook; extra-tall stamp on tap for Wilt Chamberlain
The United States Postal Service is creating a three-stamp “Circus souvenir sheetlet” that will be available in mint condition only with the purchase of the annual USPS stamp yearbook.
New monograph on 1918 Jenny airmails documents their first days of postal use
Collectors of the trio of United States 1918 Jenny airmail stamps (Scott C1-C3) will be pleased with a new monograph titled
United States Airmail Stamps 1918 History and Analysis of First Day of Sale Postal Use
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.
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