Postal Updates

By Joe O'Donnell

40-year campaign for new postal code ends in success: Morning Report

March 12, 2015 09:32 AM

Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of stamp-collecting.

1. Power of a postal code

From the London Evening Standard:

"Residents of a London suburb are celebrating after their neighbourhood finally won official recognition from the Royal Mail after a 40-year campaign. The decision will mean Whitton can be used as part of a correct postal address, in a move that locals hope will lead to a surge in house prices."

Full story here.

2. More on Maya

The first-day ceremony for the Maya Angelou forever stamp has been set. Read about where and when it will take place.

3. Color-omitted error

"Sometimes you see something that eludes everyone else. Such was the case for Gary Dunaier, who posted an event cover for the 1986 Parpex show in Atlanta on the "APS Stamp Talk with Nancy Clark" Facebook page."

4. Yesterday's most-viewed post

Say goodbye to the lick-and-stick U.S. stamp

5. Being social