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First U. S. Postage Stamp
The Mysterious Earthscapes . . .
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Stamp News Publishing 125th Anniv.
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Hillary Clinton will be the lead attraction in a star-studded list of dignitaries at the Oscar de la Renta First Day of Issue ceremony on February 16 at 11 a.m. in Grand Central Terminal's Vanderbilt Hall. De la Renta was known for dressing the First Ladies of the United States, including Hillary Clinton. He also was responsible for convincing Vogue Magazine's Editor, Anna Wintour, to place the then-First Lady on Vogue's December 1998 cover.

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Liberia Adds Donald Trump to Presidents Series

Liberian Donald Trump Stamp 2017

Last July the African nation of Liberia returned to United States Presidential politics with a set of three full sheets and three souvenir sheets depicting Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. (See our previous article in this IGPC section, “Liberia Enters the U.S. 2016 Presidential Race”.)

With his victory in the November 8 U.S. election, now President Trump has been added to Liberia’s . . .

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What's New at for April 2017

USPS Delicioso Empanadas Stamp 2017Delicioso Forever Stamp
With the release of these six new "Delicioso" stamps, the Postal Service highlights the influence of Central and South American, Mexican and Caribbean foods on American cuisine. The stamps depict, in a bright, colorful way tamales, flan, sancocho, empanadas, chile relleno and ceviche, with the name of each dish appearing in a . . . .

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Stamp Shows & Stamp Auctions Calendar Updated on April 17, 2017

First Day Covers (FDC) Ordering Calendar Updated on April 17, 2017

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“…Every now and then I read that many present day dealers do not respond to collector inquiries either by ‘snail mail' or email. Letters may be lost and emails may not be read but the ones that are properly delivered should be replied to and in a reasonably timely fashion. It's just common courtesy.…”

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