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Mother Teresa Postage Stamp Released Part II Of II

Continuing from Wednesday… Issuing the Mother Teresa postage stamp has not been supported by everyone however.  An atheist group has protested the issuance of the Mother Teresa postage stamp after the United States Postal Service announced its pending release last year. The Freedom from Religion Foundation discounted the fact that Mother Teresa was being honored [...]

Mother Teresa Postage Stamp Released Part I Of II

In 1979, Mother Teresa won the Nobel Peace Prize for her 50 years of service working with the sick and poor in India.  Despite the previous objection of some folks, the Mother Teresa postage stamp has finally been released by the United States Postal Service. There was a special ceremony to celebrate the occasion held [...]

Postage Stamps Created From Eyjafjallajökull Volcano Ash Part III Of III

Continuing from Friday… In addition to these cool postage stamps, the Iceland Post is selling some other fun items to commemorate the volcano’s eruption.  You could also purchase a key chain, paper weight, and something interesting called a “message in a bottle”. The Eyjafjallajökull Volcano erupting is not an every day occurrence, nor is creating [...]

Postage Stamps Created From Eyjafjallajökull Volcano Ash Part II Of III

Continuing from Wednesday… On July 22, 2010 the Iceland Post issued three incredible postage stamps that featured three different views of the erupting Eyjafjallajökull Volcano.  Each stamp was printed in a sheet of 10.  The stamps are inscribed “Local Letter”, Letters to Europe”, and Letters to Other Countries.  Two of the postage stamps feature incredible [...]

Postage Stamps Created From Eyjafjallajökull Volcano Ash Part I Of III

In the spring of 2010, much to the amazement of scientists and countrymen alike, Iceland’s largest volcano, the Eyjafjallajokull Volcano came to life.  The volcano was previously dormant for almost two centuries when on March 20, 2010 a red cloud began glowing above the giant glacier that covers it.  Days later, fire fountains shot as [...]

Boy Scouts 100th Birthday Celebrated With A Postage Stamp Part II Of II

Continuing from Friday… The new postage stamp sheet contains twenty 44-cent commemorative self adhesive postage stamps.  The stamps feature a Boy Scout standing upon a summit of the “Tooth of Time” at Villa Philmonte.  He is holding a pair of binoculars while looking over the horizon; just as thousands of real Boy Scouts have done [...]

Boy Scouts 100th Birthday Celebrated With A Postage Stamp Part I Of II

2010 marks the 100th birthday for Boy Scouts of America (BSA) which was founded by Robert Baden-Powell in 1910.  BSA is one of the largest youth organizations in the United States.  The organization prides itself on teaching values to young people that build character, responsibility, and personal fitness and goals.  They offer specialized programs for [...]

Vinyl Record Albums Make A Comeback On Postage Stamps

For most people, vinyl record albums are a thing of the past, especially thanks to the popularity of CD’s and MP3’s nowadays.  Apparently those once loved vinyl’s are not so forgotten when it comes to postage stamps though.  Great Britain has paid tribute to some super cool bands and the once popular musical vehicle…vinyl record [...]

Stamp Collecting Expert Coming To Nashville, Tennessee

We would like to inform all of our readers that Alex Birman, owner of County Stamp Center, will be making a trip from Maryland to Nashville, Tennessee the week of February 15, 2010.  While visiting the Nashville area, he would love to meet with stamp collectors to review and purchase collections that you might be [...]

The National Postal Museum’s Lucky Day

The National Postal Museum is one of Washington, DC’s treasures.  Part of the Smithsonian Institute; the National Postal Museum hosts a variety of permanent and rotating exhibits that everyone is sure to enjoy.  You will also find thousands of postage stamps in the Museum’s renowned collection. It recently has been the recipient of an $8 [...]