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Editor’s Insights: Holographic stamps, stationery New book compiles information about hundreds of holographic stamps, stationery
In 1988, Austria broke new ground in the stamp world when it issued the first stamp featuring a holographic image (Scott 1441). (Read more...)

Dollar-sign Stamps: Parcel mailed between embassies Fascinating story behind parcel mailed between embassies
One of the joys of writing this column is hearing from collectors who have items with an interesting story to tell. (Read more...)

New plate number V11112 on Spectrum Eagle coil stamps New plate number V11112 on Spectrum Eagle coil stamps
A second plate number has been found for the United States nondenominated (25¢) Spectrum Eagle presorted first-class coil stamps (Scott 4585-4590). (Read more...)

New Stamps of the World: Lithuania Stamps honor open-heart surgery, liver transplantation
New stamps from Lithuania and India honor heart and liver surgery, respectively. (Read more...)

Christmas stamp images adorn British postal vans
In November, Great Britain’s Royal Mail began advertising its stamps on postal vans. (Read more...)

Luxembourg announces 2015 program
Luxembourg’s stamp program for 2015 will include two commemorative issues related to postage stamps. (Read more...)

Award for Ireland stamp Award for Ireland stamp
Ireland’s stamp marking the selection of Dublin as a UNESCO City of World Literature won gold in the miscellaneous printed category at the 2013 European Design Awards. The stamp was issued May 16, 2013 (Scott 1998). (Read more...)

Two Wilt Chamberlain stamps to debut Dec. 5 in Philadelphia Two Wilt Chamberlain stamps to debut Dec. 5 in Philadelphia
Seven-foot 1-inch NBA basketball star Wilt Chamberlain will be honored Dec. 5 with two new forever stamps. (Read more...)

Cost to collect U.S. stamps steady Cost to collect U.S. stamps steady; fewer commemoratives issued
Fewer stamps and postal stationery items were issued by the United States Postal Service in 2014, but the cost to buy one of everything issued remained steady when compared to 2013. T (Read more...)

British postmark honors comet landing British postmark honors comet landing
Great Britain’s Royal Mail honored the historic moment of the European Space Agency landing a spacecraft on a comet just two days after it occurred. (Read more...)

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