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Fort McHenry stamp Sept. 13
The United States Postal Service will issue its Fort McHenry commemorative forever stamp Sept. 13 in Baltimore, Md. (Read more...)

Siegel presents five auctions in three days Siegel presents five auctions in three days; sales include Pony Express, Jenny Invert
During a three-day stretch in the firm’s Rarities Week, Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries is presenting five very distinct sales. (Read more...)

New $15 Canvasbacks duck stamp debuts June 27 New $15 Canvasbacks duck stamp debuts June 27
The United States Fish and Wildlife Service will issue the 2014 $15 Canvasbacks federal duck stamp June 27 in Washington, D.C., and nationwide. (Read more...)

British museum receives grant for new building, rail exhibit
The British Postal Museum and Archive announced June 3 that it has been awarded £4.5 million (U.S. $7.5 million) by the Heritage Lottery Fund. (Read more...)

Not ready to negotiate on postal bill
At one point during the May 21 markup of yet another postal bill, Democrats excitedly believed that House Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., (Read more...)

Myanmar plans to privatize its stamps
The director general of Myanmar’s Internal Revenue Department, Min Htut, said that the nation’s postage stamp business will be privatized soon, according to a May 20 report from the Myanmar news site, Eleven. (Read more...)

Conservative group protests Harvey Milk stamp Conservative group protests issuance of Harvey Milk forever stamp
A conservative Washington-based group is urging its members not to use the newly released Harvey Milk commemorative and to reject any letters bearing the forever stamp issued May 22. (Read more...)

Mike Myers stamp in upcoming Canadian Comedians set Mike Myers stamp in upcoming Canadian Comedians set
Actor and comedian Mike Myers will soon receive Canadian honors when his new stamp debuts in late August or early September. The stamp is part of a set for Canadian comedians; the other honorees have not yet been named by Canada Post. (Read more...)

Asian postal history, stamps sell in April Dynasty auction Asian postal history and stamps sell in April Dynasty auction
Dynasty Auctions, the Hong Kong arm of the Daniel F. Kelleher firm, held a series of sales April 11-13 that included the Michael Ruggiero collection of Japan. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Tips: Ethiopia’s Victor Emmanuel III set Ethiopia’s Victor Emmanuel III set
Ethiopia — While the market for most Italian stamps of all periods remains generally sluggish, the same cannot be said of Italian colonies stamps. I (Read more...)

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