New stamps honoring 150th anniversary of Civil War's end available: Morning Report
Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of stamp-collecting.
1. Civil War stamps released
The Postal Service has concluded its commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War war by issuing two new stamps.
"One stamp depicts the Battle of Five Forks, near Petersburg, Virginia, on April 1, 1865," the USPS website reads. "The other stamp depicts Robert E. Lee’s surrender to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House on April 9."
The stamps were issued in a pane of 12.
2. Brigham collection sale
In Toronto on March 6-7, Brigham Auctions continued its multipart sale of the Canada collection belonging to its owner, Ron Brigham.
3. Pet stamps
Five stamps to be issued May 2 by Canada Post illustrate the theme of love for and responsible care of your pets.
4. Yesterday's most-viewed post
5. Something social
Happy(?) Tax Day! Learn more Tax Facts at our latest blog post! http://t.co/tQbWm3cuty— Community Connection (@USPSConnection) April 15, 2015
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