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Chinese stamp-collecting boom reported by Daily Express: Morning Report

May 11, 2015, 8 AM

Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of stamp-collecting.

1. China's stamp boom

China has become a major player in the stamp-collecting hobby, with 20 million collectors spending £6 billion (about $9.35 billion) annually, according to a report from the UK's Daily Express.

The Express report reads, "Inspired by history and European customs, millions of people in emerging markets have breathed new life into the big money philately business, say experts."

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"Thus far, we can state with confidence that readers are pleased with the new look and feel, as well as with the expanded content."

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4. Yesterday's most-viewed post

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