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Stamp collecting news: US Postal Service reveal Charlie Brown and Snoopy Xmas stamps

Posted: 28 Aug 2015

The United States Postal Service has revealed the designs of their seasonal stamps which feature characters from Charles Schulz’s popular comic strip Peanuts, including Charlie Brown and Snoopy.

'Britain’s Schindler' Sir Nicholas Winton to be honoured on GB stamp, Royal Mail confirm

Posted: 27 Aug 2015

A campaign to have the late wartime hero Sir Nicholas Winton, known as ‘Britain’s Schindler’, honoured on a British stamp has succeeded with Royal Mail confirming that they will issue a stamp in 2016.

Top secret wartime operation to move gold out of Europe commemorated by coin set

Posted: 20 Aug 2015

A top-secret Second World War operation to move thousands of tons of gold out of Europe to the safety of Canada is commemorated by a new coin set issued by The London Mint Office. Codenamed Operation Fish, the covert project marks its 75th anniversary this year.

Maritime Malta series III stamps released by Malta Post

Posted: 20 Aug 2015

Malta Post has issued three stamps which form series III of its Maritime Malta series looking at the island's maritime history.

Top five wine stamps

Posted: 17 Aug 2015

Start your wine-themed stamp collection with our guide to five top wine-related stamps issued over the years.

Netball World Cup 2015 celebrated by Australia Post

Posted: 10 Aug 2015

The host nation of the 2015 Netball World Cup has issued a special stamp to mark the tournament.

Unique postmark to celebrate Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015

Posted: 06 Aug 2015

For the first time in its 500-year history, Royal Mail is to issue a postmark featuring an arts festival.

World’s oldest Post Office could become postal museum

Posted: 05 Aug 2015

The world’s oldest post office in Sanquhar, Dumfries and Galloway, recently reopened thanks to the hard work of a keen philatelist and postal historian who is now serving postmaster and planning to open a postal museum on the premises.

Canada Post destroys thousands of error stamps

Posted: 03 Aug 2015

Canada Post have been forced to withdraw and destroy thousands of recently issued UNESCO World Heritage Sites stamps following the discovery that the $1.20 stamp shows the wrong location.


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