The August issue of Stamp Magazine, on sale from July 8, includes these great features:
Olympic Games logos & mascots
Among many possible entry points for collecting Olympic Games commemoratives are stamps featuring the host city’s official logo or mascot, both increasingly prominent since 1964
Construction camp mail
Some of Britain’s rarest postal history comprises covers mailed from the post offices set up in construction camps for hydroelectric or nuclear power stations in the mid-20th century
New Zealand issued two of the most curious portrait stamps of Queen Victoria in 1890-91
Many of the best-recognised stamps of the United States were engraved by Marcus Baldwin
Was it really an act of treason to affix a Penny Black to a cover upside-down?
How you could get to own a piece of the world’s most expensive stamp
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