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U.S. airmail card used in period U.S. airmail card used in period
United States — The U.S. Postal Service and its predecessor, the Post Office Department, have issued some very attractive airmail postal cards. T (Read more...)

Prediction: The Jenny Invert panes will be grounded in 2015
The fact that only 15 of the 100 panes of the upright Jenny Invert $2 stamps have been reported as found is hardly surprising. (Read more...)

Editor's Insights: Who is studying at the expertizer’s knee?
In his March 24 U.S. Stamp Notes column, John Hotchner began what we hope will be a long-running monthly series devoted to expertizing stamps. (Read more...)

Cipolla is new Philatelic Foundation trustee
The Philatelic Foundation announced March 20 that Roland H. Cipolla II became a trustee in the fall. (Read more...)

Canadian UNESCO Sites stamp series launched Five new definitives launch Canadian UNESCO Sites stamp series
Canada Post is beginning a new stamp series March 31 showing UNESCO World Heritage sites in Canada. (Read more...)

Canada Post issues 22¢ Butterfly make-up rate stamp Canada Post issues 22¢ Butterfly make-up rate stamp March 31
Canada Post issued a 22¢ Monarch Butterfly stamp March 31 to serve as a make-up rate stamp for the country’s new postage rates. (Read more...)

Flag pane with 2014 date issued March 17 Flag pane with 2014 date issued March 17; not at post offices
The United States Postal Service issued four nondenominated (49¢) A Flag for All Seasons forever stamps March 17 in a pane of 20 (convertible booklet). (Read more...)

Royal Mail to remember World War I with five-year series Royal Mail to remember World War I with five-year series
Great Britain’s Royal Mail has announced a five-year stamp series commemorating World War I. (Read more...)

Spider-Man vended postage April 1 Spider-Man, American Flag vended postage to be issued April 1
A computer-vended postage label featuring Marvel Comics superhero Spider-Man and another showing the American flag will be available at selected larger United States post offices starting April 1. (Read more...)

A recent history of Ukraine through its stamps A recent history of Ukraine through its stamps
Recent events in Ukraine, including Russia’s attempt to take over Crimea, have thrust the country into the world’s awareness. (Read more...)

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