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Circus Posters stamps in April
New Vintage Circus Posters commemorative stamps will soon appear at post offices nationwide.
Songbirds stamps April 5 in Dallas
The 10 United States Songbirds commemorative forever stamps will be issued April 5 in Dallas, Texas.
Star-Spangled Banner ceremony rescheduled for March 6
A winter storm in Washington, D.C., caused the March 3 first-day ceremony for the Star-Spangled Banner forever stamp to be postponed.
United States Tree postal card and paid reply card March 28
The United States Postal Service will issue a new nondenominated (34¢) Tree forever postal card March 28 in New York City.
Almost $600 to buy Arizona Memorial press sheets; 5-sheet limit on press sheet purchases eliminated
The popularity of United States press sheets is cited as a reason for removing order limits. One new press sheet will cost almost $600.
Proofs sell for more than $4,200 in USPS auction
The United States Postal Service offered 50 new items through an eBay online auction that began Feb. 16 and ended Feb. 26. The auction featured a sports theme.
Finland honors gold medalists
Finland’s Itella Posti issued a stamp March 3 to honor its two gold medalists at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games, cross country skiers Sami Jauhojarvi and Iivo Niskanen. T
Denmark’s Post and Tele Museum celebrates stamps, postal history
Only a few steps away from Copenhagen’s Stroget, the perpetually busy pedestrian walkway and shopping district in the city center, stands Denmark’s Post and Tele Museum, adjacent to the country’s oldest operating post office.
New stamps show shamrocks as symbols of religion, luck and the fishing industry
Three recent stamps feature shamrocks, although only the Irish stamp shown in Figure 1 honors St. Patrick’s Day, celebrated in Ireland and elsewhere March 17.
Free-franked mail sent from APO in Somalia
Free franking from Somalia during the time that the United States military was on the ground there, from 1992 to 1994, was addressed in the Oct. 5, 2010, U.S. Notes column.
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