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New Stamps of the World: Stamps illuminate the International Year of Light New Stamps of the World: Stamps illuminate the International Year of Light
The United Nations General Assembly has proclaimed 2015 as the (Read more...)

Dutch pane of 10 stamps features post-World War II bridges Dutch pane of 10 stamps features post-World War II bridges
Bridges in the Netherlands are featured on a pane of 10 stamps issued March 30. The (Read more...)

Born March 27: Adolphus W. Greely Born March 27: Adolphus W. Greely
American polar explorer and Medal of Honor recipient Adolphus Washington Greely was born March 27, 1844, in Newburyport, Mass. (Read more...)

Departure of NY 2016 executive director leaves critical void in show’s leadership
It came as a surprise to us to learn of Donna Richardson’s departure from World Stamp Show-NY 2016 as executive director. (Read more...)

Two ceremonies for U.S.-Japan joint issue
The United States Postal Service has announced a second event for the Dogwood and Cherry Blossom joint issue in Washington, D.C. (Read more...)

June 26 issue date for $25 federal duck stamp June 26 issue date for $25 federal duck stamp
The 2015-16 $25 Ruddy Ducks federal duck stamp will be issued June 26 in Memphis, Tenn. (Read more...)

New Water Lilies stamped forever envelopes to debut at ASDA Spring Postage Stamp Show New Water Lilies stamped forever envelopes to debut at ASDA Spring Postage Stamp Show
On April 17 the United States Postal Service will issue two varieties of  (Read more...)

Modern U.S. Mail: Dead letter rules changed over time, moved fees to addressee Modern U.S. Mail: Dead letter rules changed over time, moved fees to addressee
Many collectors probably are aware that the United States Postal Service’s dead letter offices (or branches, as they are sometimes called) use penalty envelopes nowadays to return letters that were mailed without the sender’s card (return address) on the envelope, and which therefore are unmailable or undeliverable (Read more...)

History of British postal uniforms focus of seminar: Morning Report
Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of stamp-collecting. (Read more...)

Born March 26: Robert Frost Born March 26: Robert Frost
The celebrated American poet Robert Frost was born March 26, 1874, in San Francisco. At age 11 he moved with his mother and sister to Lawrence, Mass., following the death of his father, a journalist, from tuberculosis. (Read more...)

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