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Weather issues affect APS winter show attendance Weather issues on East Coast affect APS winter show attendance
Weather and travel issues were popular conversation topics with stamp collectors at the American Philatelic Society’s Ameristamp show held Feb. 14-16 in Little Rock, Ark. (Read more...)

Stamp committee mum on vacancies at CSAC
By Bill McAllisterWashington Correspondent (Read more...)

Kennedy nominated for postal board
Victoria Reggie Kennedy, a lawyer and the widow of Sen. Edward Kennedy of Massachusetts, has been nominated by President Barack Obama to be a member of the board of governors of the United States Postal Service for a term expiring Dec. 8, 2016. (Read more...)

It It’s time for another U.S. prestige booklet
The United States Postal Service broke new ground in 2000 when it issued its first souvenir, or prestige, booklet. (Read more...)

USS Arizona Memorial stamp USS Arizona Memorial stamp
The iconic USS Arizona Memorial will grace a new high-denomination United States stamp to be issued March 13 in Honolulu, Hawaii. (Read more...)

70¢ Anderson stamp joins Distinguished Americans series 70¢ Anderson stamp joins Distinguished Americans series
The United States Postal Service will honor American aviator C. Alfred “Chief” Anderson on a 70¢ stamp to be issued March 13 in Bryn Mawr, Pa., and nationwide. Anderson was born in Bryn Mawr in 1907. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Tips: U.S. 1895 30¢ postage due elusive U.S. 1895 30¢ postage due elusive
United States— In 1894-95, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing produced its first set of U.S. (Read more...)

Stamps Down Under: Early Australia An enjoyable specialty among the early stamps of Australia
Australia is a continent, an island and a big country — roughly the same size as the United States excluding Alaska — but its population of 23.3 million is slightly less than that of Texas. (Read more...)

Classic Stamps of the World: French semipostals France gave postal support to its needy ‘knowledge workers’ with semipostals
As this is being written, the United States Congress is continuing its often acrimonious discussion of many months with regard to extending benefits to the nation’s long-term unemployed. (Read more...)

Regency-Superior auction March 22-23 Regency-Superior auction March 22-23 in St. Louis, Mo.
The two-day Regency-Superior auction during the St. Louis Stamp Expo will include 3,000 lots of United States, British and worldwide stamps and covers, as well as country collections and box lots. (Read more...)

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