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Only Carpatho-Ukraine stamp Only Carpatho-Ukraine stamp
Czechoslovakia — Once upon a time, in the Scott Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue there was a stamp-issuing entity named Carpatho-Ukraine with a single stamp listed under it. (Read more...)

Finland Finland's most beautiful stamp of 2014
A stamp picturing Finland's Linnansaari National Park was voted as the most beautiful Finnish stamp of 2014. (Read more...)

Born Jan. 27: Jerome Kern Born Jan. 27: Jerome Kern
American songwriter Jerome Kern was born in New York City 130 years ago today, on Jan. 27, 1885. He learned piano from his mother, and studied at the New York College of Music and in Heidelberg, Germany, before his return to New York. (Read more...)

'CBS Sunday Morning' episode with upright Jenny Invert segment brings huge audience: Morning Report
1. Stamps get quality screen time (Read more...)

Pope Francis stamps popular in the Philippines Pope Francis stamps popular in the Philippines
The Philippines post office, PHL Post, has gone back to press with its souvenir sheet honoring the recent visit of Pope Francis. (Read more...)

Born Jan. 26: Douglas MacArthur Born Jan. 26: Douglas MacArthur
Born Jan. 26, 1880, into a military family, Douglas MacArthur graduated first in the 1903 class at West Point (Read more...)

New Stamps of the World: Animals abound on worldwide stamps issued in January New Stamps of the World: Animals abound on worldwide stamps issued in January
While goats and sheep are popular on recent new issues celebrating the year of the ram (Linn’s, Jan. 26, page 28), many other animals are pictured on stamps issued in January. (Read more...)

Born Jan. 25: George E. Pickett Born Jan. 25: George E. Pickett
There is some disagreement about the birthdate of George Edward Pickett, the Confederate general known for his role in "Pickett's Charge" during the 1863 Battle of Gettysburg (Read more...)

Winston Churchill (1874-1965) Died Winston Churchill (1874-1965)
The 50th anniversary of the death of Winston Churchill on Jan. 24, 1965, is being commemorated by many throughout the world, particularly in the United Kingdom, where he served as prime minister during the turbulent years of the second World War. (Read more...)

Sheet-waste rarity offered in Feb. 13-15 Ameristamp Expo auction Sheet-waste rarity offered in Feb. 13-15 Ameristamp Expo auction
A new discovery of a scarce perf 11 rotary press sheet-waste stamp from 1923, the 1¢ green Benjamin Franklin (Scott 596), will be offered in an auction taking place Feb. 13-15. (Read more...)

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