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Rudolph, Wis., celebrates new Rudolph stamp issue Nov. 6 Rudolph, Wis., celebrates new Rudolph stamp issue Nov. 6
The central Wisconsin community of Rudolph celebrated the Nov. 6 issuance of four Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer stamps with a pictorial cancellation and an event. (Read more...)

First-Day Covers: what to do with those extra stamps? The cachetmaker’s dilemma: what to do with those extra stamps?
The last quarter of 2014 could be unexpectedly expensive for first-day cover collectors, cachetmakers and servicers. (Read more...)

Denmark builds on Europa toy theme with Lego stamps Denmark builds on Europa toy theme with Lego stamps
Two Denmark Lego Toys stamps showing the popular construction toy will be issued Jan. 2, 2015. (Read more...)

Sweden to honor its pop musicians
Sweden will honor six current Swedish popular musical artists and songwriters on five stamps to be issued Jan. 1 (Read more...)

Stamps of Latin America: Bolivia Bolivia’s 1935 regular-issue and airmail sets show maps
Bolivia ordered a new set of stamps in 1935 from American Bank Note Co., which had apparently outbid the Perkins, Bacon firm that had been printing Bolivian stamps since 1923. (Read more...)

Covering the World: Nicaragua Nicaragua in the era of revolution
In July 1979, guerrilla forces of the Sandinista National Liberation Front overthrew the dictatorship of Anastasio Somoza and established a provisional government in Nicaragua. T (Read more...)

New Stamps of the World: ‘The Hobbit’ personalized stamps New Zealand issues ‘The Hobbit’ personalized stamps
You can transform yourself into a dwarf from The Hobbit films using New Zealand Post’s personalized stamp service. (Read more...)

Stamp services acting director Tackett makes information sharing a top priority
On Nov. 4, the United States Postal Service conducted a teleconference with the Linn’s editorial staff and other members of the philatelic press. (Read more...)

National Postal Museum Treasures: U.S. postal reform Pushing the envelope in the years just before U.S. postal reform
The National Postal Museum’s education department sponsors a monthly gathering of letter writers and mail artists. R (Read more...)

Essays and Proofs: National Bank Note’s proofs National Bank Note’s proofs testing patents to prevent reuse
One of the legacies of the National Bank Note Co., holder of the United States postage stamp production contract during the 1860s and early 1870s, is the vast number of essays that have survived that pertain to preventing the reuse of postage stamps. (Read more...)

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