World Stamps

By Joe O'Donnell

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 theme of New Zealand sheet: Morning Report

February 24, 2015 05:11 AM

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

1. World Cup stamps

New Zealand Post has issued a fourteen-stamp sheet commemorating the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 being held in New Zealand and Australia. 

"The souvenir sheet will have 14 different cricket balls, representing the number of countries participating in the competition, accompanied by the individual country flags in a colourful background. In addition to this, India's world cup wins in 1983 and 2011 are also represented in the form of cup logos," a report from The Hindu (India) reads.

The Cricket World Cup began Feb. 14 and runs through March 29.

2. Maya getting a stamp

Poet Maya Angelou, who died just 10 months ago, will be honored with a forever stamp, according to a Feb. 23 press release from the United States Postal Service.

3. Auction with a cause

The Quad City Stamp Club will conduct its annual Stamp Out Cancer auction April 19 at the Center for Active Seniors, 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport, Iowa.

4. Yesterday's most-viewed post

USPS announces joint issue with Japan in April

5. Being social

More from

‘Strange Stamp Squad' investigates migraine-inducing new issue

USPS announces joint issue with Japan in April

Washington coil error discovered on flat-rate envelope used to mail APS circuit books

British Honduras World War I stamps with moire overprints

35 rare 5c China Imperial Dragons found in attic in UK

Keep up with all of's news and insights by signing up for our free eNewslettersliking us on Facebook, and following us on Twitter.