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New postmaster sworn in New postmaster sworn in
Megan J. Brennan was ceremonially sworn in as the nation's 74th postmaster general March 6 in a low-key event that stressed her family's love for the United States Postal Service, but gave no clue as to her plans to get Congressional help for the financially troubled agency (Read more...)

Jersey features toy trains on new stamps Jersey features toy trains on new stamps
Jersey Post will picture Hornby model trains on six stamps to be issued March 24. Two of the stamps are part of the multination Europa series with the theme of traditional toys. (Read more...)

From Me To You issue date now April 1
The United States Postal Service will issue its From Me To You stamp April 1 in Washington, D.C. (Read more...)

Japan reveals its joint issue with United States Japan reveals its joint issue with United States
The website of Japan Post is showing preliminary artwork for its half of the upcoming joint issue with the United States. (Read more...)

Check out Royal Mail's new Vine for its bridge series: Morning Report
Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of stamp-collecting. (Read more...)

U.S. Stamp Notes: Tips for expertizing the Kansas-Nebraska overprints of 1929 U.S. Stamp Notes: Tips for expertizing the Kansas-Nebraska overprints of 1929
Is it possible that the Kansas-Nebraska overprints in your collection have been faked? (Read more...)

Yellow Hat stamp find reported, lick-and-stick U.S. stamp on its way out: Week Yellow Hat stamp find reported, lick-and-stick U.S. stamp on its way out: Week's Most Read
It’s time to catch up on the week that was in stamp-collecting insights and news. (Read more...)

Born March 6: Willie Stargell Born March 6: Willie Stargell
Four United States forever stamps were issued July 20, 2012, to commemorate four of baseball's Major League All-Stars: Ted Williams, Larry Doby, Willie Stargell and Joe DiMaggio. (Read more...)

Stamp Collecting Basics: Is your stamp collection all caught up on its Zzzzzzs? Stamp Collecting Basics: Is your stamp collection all caught up on its Zzzzzzs?
The last few pages of stamp listings in Vol. 6 of the Scott Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue contain the stamp-issuing countries beginning with the letter “Z.” (Read more...)

Born March 5: Howard Pyle Born March 5: Howard Pyle
The 34¢ stamp honoring artist Howard Pyle (Scott 3502h) is one of 20 in a set titled American Illustrators that was issued Feb. 1, 2001. (Read more...)

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