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Encased Postage Stamps

During the Civil War, a shortage of supplies forced people to take strange measures. The shortage extended to gold, silver and copper, which people hoarded for…

Hawaiian Missionary Stamps

Hawaiian Missionaries are some of the rarest stamps in the world. We’ve written about rare stamps before, but the Hawaiian Missionaries have a particularly intriguing past.…

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