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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...)

British stamps show bridge designs spanning several centuries British stamps show bridge designs spanning several centuries
Ten new stamps from Great Britain represent hundreds of years of bridge construction. (Read more...)

Mystic Stamp Co. discovers Circus souvenir sheet with missing gold error Mystic Stamp Co. discovers Circus souvenir sheet with missing gold error
The most controversial United States stamp issue of 2014 has been discovered sporting a dramatic error. (Read more...)

Are higher mailing rates in store for nonprofit magazines?
When new postal rates are announced, many large mailers realize that their actual prices are going to be determined only after United States Postal Service officials at L'Enfant Plaza in Washington issue new regulations defining how their mail will be classified (Read more...)

Woman charged with using stamps to hide drugs sent to prisoner husband
File this one away as a clever use for stamps. (Read more...)

New U.S. stamp set pays tribute to the art of Martin Ramirez New U.S. stamp set pays tribute to the art of Martin Ramirez
A new five-stamp set from the United States Postal Service features intricate hand-drawn designs created by Mexican-born self-taught artist Martin Ramirez during his long confinement in a Northern California mental hospital (Read more...)

Answers to reader queries: exhibiting, USPS policies and more Answers to reader queries: exhibiting, USPS policies and more
Let’s answer a number of questions that have come up recently, both in response to columns and elsewhere. (Read more...)

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