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Royal Mail unveils Prime Ministers stamps to be issued Oct. 14
Great Britain’s Royal Mail revealed the designs of its Prime Ministers stamps on Aug. 12. The stamps will be issued Oct. 14.
Luff awards to Grabowski, Drews, Klug
The recipients of the American Philatelic Society’s 2014 John N. Luff awards are Edward J.J. Grabowski, Richard E. Drews and Janet Klug.
Zion National Park airmail pane
United States —
The U.S. Postal Service kicked off the Scenic American Landscapes series of airmail stamps May 12, 1999, with the 48¢ Niagara Falls stamp (Scott C133). I
Stamps feature Ian Fleming, black-and-white photographs
Ian Fleming, the creator of the fictional British Secret Service agent James Bond, is honored on seven stamps issued July 30 by Guernsey Post for the island of Alderney.
After the Mexican Revolution: six revolutionary stamps of Yucatan
At the very end of the listings for Mexico in the
Scott Classic Specialized Catalogue of Stamps and Covers 1840-1940
are six Revolutionary issues of Yucatan.
Third plate number reported on Art Deco Bird nonprofit stamp
A third plate number has been found for the United States nondenominated (5¢) Art Deco Bird nonprofit coil stamp (Scott 4495).
Postmark for Batman’s 75th anniversary in Bat Cave, N.C.
The Dark Knight, the comic legend Batman, celebrates his 75th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion on Batman Day, the Bat Cave, N.C.
Expertizing colors of the 30¢ Roosevelt Presidential series stamp
In the last expertizing column in
July 28 issue, largely devoted to how experts deal with the color problems posed by the 1851-57 3¢ Washington stamps, I promised in this installment to discuss modern-era color problems that challenge the experts.
Show checklist: a surefire plan for success
A stamp show is coming up.
U.S. Farmers Markets stamp designs spark a price debate
Eating farm-fresh foods has won a four-stamp endorsement from the United States Postal Service — regardless of the cost. That, in effect, is the message the new forever stamps send.
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