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    Aug 27, 2015, 16:20 PM

    Kelleher to auction Kuske collection of Canal Zone rarities Sept. 9

    An impressive range of elusive errors and varieties from the Canal Zone, the onetime United States territory surrounding the Panama Canal, will be offered by the firm of Daniel F. Kelleher at its offices in Danbury, Conn. on Sept. 9. The stamps are from a specialized collection formed by Donald A. Kuske, a retired chemist who grew up in North Dakota.

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    Aug 21, 2015, 17:50 PM

    CCL Label is no longer printing U.S. stamps

    A United States Postal Service spokesman notes that the agency recently decided to reduce the number of its contract printers.

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    Aug 19, 2015, 09:24 AM

    Cherrystone auction Sept. 9-10 offers China and worldwide rarities

    Two important China stamp error rarities are featured in the Sept. 9-10 public auction by Cherrystone Philatelic Auctioneers in their New York City galleries. Many other desirable stamps and covers from the United States and around the world are also being offered during the two-day sale.

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    Aug 18, 2015, 16:20 PM

    Brigham public auction in Ontario Sept. 19 includes 20th-century Canada, unissued sets, errors and more

    The recent series of auctions offering material from the collection of Canadian philatelist Ron Brigham has been an eye-opening experience, with wonderfully deep explorations of the stamps themselves revealing the history behind each issue.

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    Aug 17, 2015, 10:27 AM

    Prussia, Hamburg mixed franking in Sept. 11-12 Wurttembergisches auction

    A striking 1867 mixed-franking cover combining stamps from Hamburg and Prussia is featured in the upcoming auction by Wurttembergisches Auktions­haus of Stuttgart, Germany.

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    Aug 14, 2015, 13:32 PM

    Postal history and more in Sept. 2 McCusker auction

    The Sept. 2 public auction by James T. McCusker will take place at 10 a.m. at the McCusker auction gallery, 804 Broadway in Raynham, Mass. The auction includes postal history and ephemera, United States and worldwide stamps and covers, postal stationery, collections and accumulations.

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    Aug 1, 2015, 12:58 PM

    Harmer-Schau auction at APS Stampshow Aug. 20-22

    The Harmer-Schau auction at the American Philatelic Society Stampshow in Grand Rapids, Mich., offers a broad array of United States and worldwide stamps and covers, as well as collections that highlight selected material from a number of specialist collectors. The auction is taking place in three sessions on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 20-22.