World Stamps

By Joe O'Donnell

Manny Pacquiao gets stamp before fight with Floyd Mayweather: Morning Report

April 16, 2015 10:00 AM

  • Manny Pacquiao is being featured on a new stamp from Philippine Postal Corp. ahead of his May 2 fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr.

 

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

1. Pacman stamp

In advance of the highly anticipated bout between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 2, Philippine Postal Corp. is putting out a stamp featuring the Philippines native Pacquiao. 

2. Maya stamp staying

The United States Postal Service has no plans to issue a different stamp honoring Maya Angelou, even though it appears that the quote inscribed on the stamp issued April 7 did not originate with her.

3. Paying tribute to Penny Black

On May 6, Great Britain’s Royal Mail will mark the 175th anniversary of the creation of the Penny Black, the world’s first adhesive postage stamp, with a new souvenir sheet.

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