Ingrid Bergman forever stamp is now available from the U.S. Postal Service
By Joe O'Donnell
1. Going Hollywood
The World Stamp Show forever stamp wasn't the only big issue from the U.S. Postal Service Thursday.
The Ingrid Bergman nondenominated (49¢) forever stamp from the Legends of Hollywood commemorative series was made available in panes of 20 on Aug. 20, as well.
The stamp is a joint issue with Sweden, the late movie star's birthplace. Collectors in the United States can purchase the Swedish stamps from the U.S. Postal Service in a strip of four for $7.95 as USPS item 801216.
2. More 2015 issues announced
The United States Postal Service has confirmed that a set of 10 Christmas stamps featuring scenes from the 1965 animated television special A Charlie Brown Christmas will be issued Oct. 1.
But that's not all. There are several other 2015 issues that were announced.
3. Stampshow news
The American Philatelic Society’s board of directors voted Aug. 19 to move forward with plans for two of its upcoming annual stamp shows and exhibitions.
4. Hot topics
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- Upcoming U.S. stamps for 2015, 2016 revealed
5. Happy Friday
Have a great weekend, stamp collectors!
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