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The Navy and the American Civil War:  A remembrance found on stamps The Navy and the American Civil War: A remembrance found on stamps
The guns of the American Civil War (known below the Mason-Dixon Line as the War Between the States) fell silent 150 years ago this month (Read more...)

Born April 2: Jack Webb Born April 2: Jack Webb
The man known to millions of television viewers as Los Angeles police sergeant Joe Friday was actor Jack Webb, born April 2, 1920, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Read more...)

Start a new stamp collection with “Hello” Start a new stamp collection with 'Hello'
Hello is often the beginning of a conversation, and it also can be the start of a small topical collection. (Read more...)

April Fool April Fool's Day means Royal Mail's comedy stamps are out: Morning Report
Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of stamp-collecting. (Read more...)

Born April 1: Lon Chaney Born April 1: Lon Chaney
Stage and screen actor Leonidas Frank "Lon" Chaney was born April 1, 1883, in Colorado Springs, Colo (Read more...)

Missing Children stamped envelope May 18 Missing Children stamped envelope May 18
The United States Postal Service will issue a new Forget-Me-Not Missing Children stamped envelope May 18 in Anaheim, Calif. (Read more...)

Two examples of rare rare rotary press sheet waste stamps sold in separate auctions Two examples of rare rotary press sheet waste stamps sold in separate auctions
The firm of Matthew Bennett sold the Michael Bakwin collection of used United States stamps from 1847 to 1947 on Feb. 25 in New York. (Read more...)

Story of influential cover artist Dorothy Knapp told in new biography Story of influential cover artist Dorothy Knapp told in new biography
The following is a press release from Douglas Weisz: (Read more...)

Two Inverted Jennies hammered down in separate auctions in February Two Inverted Jennies hammered down in separate auctions in February
Two Inverted Jennies changed hands at auction in late February, in sales on opposite sides of the country (Read more...)

Indiana Stamp Club's Spring Stamp Fair approaches
The Indiana Stamp Club's Spring Stamp Fair will be held April 11-12 at the Lawrence Community Center, 5301 N. Franklin St., in Indianapolis. (Read more...)

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