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2013
Dec 12

Unsafe stamps USA

The United States Postal Service (USPS, which is heavily in debt) is destroying an entire run of stamps because the activities illustrated on three of the stamps in the fifteen stamp series have been deemed unsafe by the Presidential Council for Fitness, Sports and Nutrition. The stamps were made to…Read More

Dec 11

Sir Peter Markham Scott stamp sheet

Sir Peter Markham Scott (born 14 September 1909, died 29 August 1989) was a British ornithologist, conservationist, painter, naval officer and sportsman. Scott was awarded a knighthood in 1973 for his contribution to the conservation of wild animals.  6,904 total views,  8 views today

Dec 08

John Lennon on stamps

On December the 8th, 1980, I was driving home from my office in London when the newscaster on the BBC radio station I was listening too made an announcement that so shocked me that I drove through a red light at a very busy road junction – and with great…Read More

Nov 08

Norman Rockwell on stamps

On November 8th, 1978, American painter and illustrator Norman Rockwell died aged 84. His works enjoy a broad popular appeal in the United States for their reflection of American culture. Rockwell is most famous for the cover illustrations of everyday life scenarios he created for The Saturday Evening Post magazine…Read More

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