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Multiple postmarks commemorate Fort McHenry bicentennial Multiple postmarks commemorate Fort McHenry bicentennial
Collectors of War of 1812 postmarks will have plenty to pursue with the latest group of postmarks offered by the Baltimore, Md., post office. (Read more...)

APS board considering loan to library for building project
The American Philatelic Society board of directors is making plans for the $1.3 million gift left to the society by 25-year APS member Walter Weber, who died May 23. (Read more...)

Chinese rarities in Interasia’s Nov. 1-4 auction Chinese rarities among offerings in Interasia’s Nov. 1-4 auction
Interasia Auctions will conduct its next public auction Nov. 1-4 at the Excelsior Hotel in Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay. (Read more...)

APS Stampshow auctions sold classic and modern rarities APS Stampshow auctions sold classic and modern rarities
Not one but two major auctions took place during the American Philatelic Society’s annual Stampshow convention in Hartford, Conn., Aug. 20-23. Both sales were previewed in Linn’s Aug. 11 issue. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Tips: Canal Zone 1939 airmails set Canal Zone 1939 airmails set
Canal Zone — The Panama Canal was the greatest engineering feat of the early 20th century. I (Read more...)

Spanish sheet honors new king Spanish sheet honors new king
Spain issued a souvenir sheet Oct. 12 honoring the proclamation of Felipe VI as the king of Spain. (Read more...)

Middle East Stamps: Saudi Arabian stamps Saudi Arabian stamps commemorate the King Fahd Causeway
Saudi Arabia issued two stamps Nov. 26, 1986, to celebrate the inauguration of the King Fahd Causeway, a chain of bridges and causeways linking Saudi Arabia and the island of Bahrain. (Read more...)

New Stamps of the World: Australian stamps Australian stamps show things that sting; Bosnian wood louse
Australia Post, like the United States Postal Service, celebrates Stamp Collecting Month in October. (Read more...)

Species semipostal sales to resume Species semipostal sales to resume
President Barack Obama signed legislation Sept. 10 to resume sales of the nation’s fourth semipostal. (Read more...)

Groceries by mail: Postal Service wants to test the idea Groceries by mail: Postal Service wants to test the idea
The United States Postal Service is planning to test its ability to deliver groceries the morning after they have been ordered from a supermarket. (Read more...)

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