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U.S. Postal Service reveals $2 Jenny sales details U.S. Postal Service reveals $2 Jenny sales details
The United States Postal Service sold 112,605 panes of six $2 Jenny Invert self-adhesive stamps during the first 30 days of sale. (Read more...)

U.S. Stamp Notes: White Plains commemorative White Plains commemorative design proposer
Seldom are the reasons behind a postage stamp proposal revealed to stamp collectors in the proposer’s own words. (Read more...)

Breast Cancer Research semipostal with 2014 date Breast Cancer Research semipostal with 2014 date
An offset-printed 2014-dated version of the United States Breast Cancer Research semipostal stamp will be issued in late September. (Read more...)

Norway issues new Post Horn stamp Sept. 12 Norway issues new Post Horn stamp Sept. 12, continuing series that began 142 years ago
Norway Post (Posten Norge) is issuing a 70-krone Post Horn self-adhesive definitive stamp Sept. 12 in panes of 100. (Read more...)

Scott Classic catalog wins medal at Philakorea Scott Classic catalog wins medal at Philakorea
We are pleased to report that the 2014 edition of the Scott Classic Specialized Catalogue of Stamps and Covers 1840-1940 received a large vermeil medal in the literature competition at the recently concluded Philakorea show. (Read more...)

USPS 2014 stamp yearbook pre-orders begin USPS 2014 stamp yearbook pre-orders begin
The United States Postal Service is accepting pre-orders beginning Sept. 1 for The 2014 Stamp Yearbook. (Read more...)

Vol. 6 of the 2015 Scott standard catalog More than 10,000 value changes recorded in Vol. 6 of the 2015 Scott standard catalog
The more than 10,000 value changes in Vol. 6 of the 2015 Scott Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue reflect a fairly stable market. The countries listed in Vol. 6 include San Marino through Zululand. (Read more...)

Fall ASDA 100th anniversary show Oct. 23-26 with 234 frames of exhibits to be judged
Under the direction of experienced international-level philatelists Colin Fraser and Stanley Piller, the Fall 2014 American Stamp Dealers Association National Postage Stamp Show in New York City will feature a 234-frame competitive exhibition that will be judged exclusively using international evaluation standards. (Read more...)

Donahoe turns to trusted friends for stamp committee Donahoe turns to trusted friends for stamp committee
Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe has responded to one of his predecessor’s sharp criticisms about the Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee with his latest choices for the panel. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Tips: Look for D-rate U.S. Official Look for D-rate U.S. Official
United States — The United States Postal Service began its long-running Great Seal of the United States Official Mail series in 1983. (Read more...)

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