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John F. Kennedy Stamp USPS 2017

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The Moon Global Forever Stamp issued February 22, 2016 Wonder Woman Forever Stamps
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Stamp Shows & Stamp Auctions Calendar Updated on October 18, 2016

First Day Covers (FDC) Ordering Calendar Updated on October 18, 2016!

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Butterfly "Non-Machineable Surcharge" Stamp
Now available at the USPS for irregularly sized envelopes!

Butterfly Stamp
This "Non-Machineable Surcharge" stamp is intended for use on irregularly sized envelopes, such as square greeting cards, invitations and announcements, even if they weigh less than one ounce. The stamp was developed in collaboration with the greeting card industry specifically for oversized or square envelopes. These envelopes cannot pass through the automated Postal Service processing system . . .

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