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Elvis Presley – King of Rock ‘n’ Roll AND Postage Stamps

Ever since Elvis Presley’s death in 1977, fans across America clamored for a postage stamp honoring the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll.  The world’s first Elvis stamps were issued by St. Vincent in 1985 (four singles and four souvenir sheets), but the US still had nearly a decade to wait. Around 1988, Postmaster General Anthony … Read more

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Ukraine Postage Stamp Sends Clear Message to Russia

On April 12, 2022, Ukraine made big waves in the news with a new postage stamp picturing a Snake Island soldier flipping a Russian warship the bird.  It was Ukraine’s first postage stamp in wartime conditions and quickly drew the attention of collectors and non-collectors alike.  In fact, the stamp went viral online with millions … Read more

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Discover the History of Confederate Printing Press No. 3

Did you know Mystic now owns the only surviving printing press used to produce the first Confederate postage stamps?

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Watch CBS’ Stamp Collecting Show

Did you miss the recent stamp collecting segment on the CBS Sunday Morning show?

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CBS Sunday Morning Airs Stamp Collecting Segment

Exciting news – for the first time in its 36-year history, CBS Sunday Morning aired a segment on stamp collecting! The show ran on Sunday, January 18th, at 9 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. Did you watch it? Correspondent Rita Braver interviewed several leading members of our hobby, including Ken Martin of the APS, organizers of … Read more

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Stamp Collecting via the NPM

Produced by the National Postal Museum, this video stars Don Sundman and Bill Gross as they discuss their passion for collecting.

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Roger Brody’s Second Purpose

Roger S. Brody, a specialist in early twentieth century U.S. stamps, was introduced to the world of stamp collecting at the age of ten, when he was given a general world-wide album filled with a smattering of stamps

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Lincoln, Slavery and the Civil War

Now you can watch a video of Eliot Landau presenting his award-winning Lincoln, Slavery and the Civil War exhibit at the National Postal Museum’s 7th annual Maynard Sundman Lecture.

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William H. Gross Gallery’s First Anniversary

Join Mystic and its family of collectors in congratulating the National Postal Museum on the first anniversary of the William H. Gross Gallery.

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