Resources for Stamp Collecting

Organizations
Expertisers
Museums, Libraries, and Displays
Teacher Resources
Exchange Service
Periodicals
Literature
Philatelic Centers
Foreign Postal Administrations


 

Organizations


 

American Air Mail Society
Contact: Rudy Roy
PO Box 5367
Virginia Beach, VA 23471-0367
(p) 757/499-5234
AAMSinformation@aol.com
www.americanairmailsociety.org
Specializes in all phases of aerophilately. Membership services include Advance Bulletin Service, Auction Service, free want ads, Sales Department, monthly journal, discounts on Society publications, translation service.


American Ceremony Program Society
Contact: John E. Peterson
ACPS Secretary/Treasurer
6987 Coleshill Drive
San Diego, CA 92119-1953
(619) 466-3443
secretary@stampsceremony.org
www.stampsceremony.org  
The American Ceremony Program Society is a place to learn about First Day and Supplemental (Second Day or later) stamp ceremonies and ceremony programs. The Society publishes a journal, The Ceremonial, which can be sent to members in a hard copy format at $2.50 per issue. The Society dues are $7 a year.

American First Day Cover Society
Contact: Douglas Kelsey
Executive Director
PO Box 16277
Tucson, AZ 85728-6277
(p) 520/321-0880
afdcs@aol.com
www.afdcs.org
A full-service, not-for-profit, noncommercial society devoted exclusively to First Day Covers and First Day Cover collecting. Publishes 80-page magazine, First Days, eight times per year. Offers information on 300 current cachet producers, expertizing, foreign covers, translation service, color slide programs and archives covering First Day Covers.

American First Day Cover Society
Claude C. Ries Chapter #48 
Kathy Clemens, Membership Secretary Treasurer
3976 Olmstead Avenue, Los Angeles, CA  90008-2626
Home (323) 292-5460  Cell (213) 703-7809
curfmeistr@aol.com
www.rieschapterafdcs.com
Contact us by email and go online to see our Ries’ Pieces newsletters.  We area a fun group of talented cachetmakers and collectors whom produce and collect interesting and varied first day and event covers.  We meet six times a year at members’ homes and stamp shows and we help with or participate in many So Cal stamp ceremonies.  We are known as ”The Chapter That Eats” because of our famous potluck gatherings.

American Philatelic Society
Contact: Ken Martin
Department PG
100 Match Factory Place
Bellefonte, PA 16823-1367
(p) 814/933-3803
(f) 814/933-6128
apsinfo@stamps.org
www.stamps.org
America's national stamp society. Membership benefits include various publications, services and more. Sponsors national stamp exhibitions annually in partnership with ASDA and USPS. 40,000+ members worldwide.

American Society for Philatelic Pages and Panels
Contact: Gerald Blankenship
PO Box 475
Crosby, TX 77532-0475
(p) 281/324-2709
membership@asppp.org
http://www.asppp.org/
The only society with a focus on commemorative cancellations (formerly souvenir pages) and commemorative panels. Free ads, member auctions, quarterly publication sent to all members with reports on new issues, varieties, errors, oddities and discoveries. Active web site.

American Stamp Dealers' Association
Contact: Matthew Hansen
3 School St., Suite 205
Glen Cove, NY 11542-2548
(p) 516/759-7000
(f) 516/759-7014
asda@erols.com
www.asdaonline.com/
Association of dealers engaged in every facet of philately, with 6 regional chapters nationwide. Sponsors national and local shows. Will send you a complete listing of dealers in your area or collecting specialty. A #10 SASE must accompany your request.

American Topical Association
Contact: Vera Felts
Executive Director
PO Box 8
Carterville, IL  62918-0008
(p) 618/985-5100
(f) 618/985-5131
americantopical@msn.com
www.americantopicalassn.org
A service organization concentrating on the specialty of topical stamp collecting. Offers handbooks and checklists on specific topics; exhibition awards; Topical Time, a bimonthly publication dealing with topical interest areas; a slide loan service, and information, translation and sales services.

Ebony Society of Philatelic Events and Reflections (ESPER)
Contact: Manuel Gilyard
President
PO Box 1757
Lincolnton Station
New York, NY 10037-1757
(p) 212/928-5165
(f) 212/928-1477
gilyardmani@aol.com
www.esperstamps.org
ESPER is a national stamp society which promotes the collecting of African Americans on stamps and the collecting of stamps by African Americans.

Mailer's Postmark Permit Club
Contact: Charles F. Myers
Central Office
PO Box 3
Portland, TN 37148-0003
(p) 615/325-9478
(f) 615/451-7930
cfmyers@mindspring.com
www.mppclub.org
Publishes bimonthly newsletter, Permit Patter, which covers all aspects of mailer's postmark permits. Also available, an 8-page step-by-step brochure "How to obtain a Mailer's Postmark Permit… a basic guide."

Plate Number Coil Collectors Club
Contact: Ronald E. Maifeld
President
PO Box 54622
Cincinnati, OH 45254-0622
rmaifeld@fuse.net
www.pnc3.org
The Plate Number Coil Collectors Club (PNC³) is an organization that studies the plate numbers and plate varieties of United States coil stamps issued since 1981. PNC³ publishes a monthly newsletter, Coil Line. The web site includes a membership application and discusses plate number coils and PNC³ at length.

Precancel Stamp Society
mike@precancels.com
www.precancels.com
Devoted to the collection and study of precanceled stamps done by the Bureau of Frinting & Engraving and by local Post Offices across the U.S.

Spring-Ford Philatelic Society
First United Church of Christ
145 Chestnut St.
Spring City, PA  19475-1804
(p) 610/970-5408
DickRoslie@aol.com

Meeting the last Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm.

Stamp Camp USA
117 Court Street, Suite A
Elkland, PA  16920-1447
(814) 258-5601
Fax (814) 258-5601
stampcampusa1@verizon.net   
www.stampcampusa.org
Teaching children using world-wide stamps.

Post Mark Collectors Club
Robert J. Milligan, Membership Director
7014 Woodland Oaks Drive
Magnolia, TX 77354-4898
www.postmarks.org
A club for those who collect U.S. and foreign postmarks from the moder era, including pictoial cancels. The PMCC Bulletin is published monthly. PMCC has America's only postmark museum that is located in Bellevue, Ohio. It contains over 1.5 million posmarks anpictures of thousands of post ofices. 

Postal History Society

Contact: Kalman V. Illyefalvi
869 Bridgewater Drive
New Oxford, PA 17350-8206
kalphyl@juno.com
Devoted to the study of various aspects of the development of the mails and local, national and international postal systems; UPU treaties; and means of transporting mail.

The Souvenir Card Collectors Society, Inc.
Contact: Dana M. Marr
PO Box 4155
Tulsa, OK 74159-4155
(p) 918/664-6724
dmarr5569@aol.com
Provides member auctions, a quarterly journal and access to limited-edition souvenir cards.

United Postal Stationery Society
Stuart Leven
Membership Office
1445 Foxworthy Ave. #187
San Jose, CA  954118-1119
poststat@gmail.com
www.upss.org
Postal stationary is made up of the Post Office-issued postal cards, envelopes, letter sheets and other postal products having the stamp already printed. The UPSS is the largest society devoted to the collecting and study of the world with members throughout the U.S. and many foreign countries.

United States Stamp Society
Executive Secretary
P.O. Box 6634
Katy, TX 77491-6634
www.usstamps.org
An association of collectors to promote the study of all postage and revenue stamps and stamped paper of the United States and U.S.- administered areas produced by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and other contract printers.

Universal Ship Cancellation Society
Contact: Steve Shay
747 Shard Court
Fremont, CA 94539-7419
shaymur@flash.net
www.uscs.org
Specializes in naval ship postmarks and cachets.

U.S. Postal Service
Stamp Services
475 L’Enfant Plaza SW, Room 3300
Washington, DC 20260-3501


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Expertisers


American Philatelic Expertizing Service (APEX)
Contacts: Mercer Bristow
Director of Expertizing
ambristo@stamps.org

Krystal Harter
Expertizing Coordinator
krharter@stamps.org

100 Match Factory Place
Bellefonte, PA 16823-1367
(p) 814/933-3803
(f) 814/933-6128
www.stamps.org
A service of the American Philatelic Society since 1903, APEX utilizes the outstanding reference collections at APS headquarters in conjunction with the nation's best philatelic scholars to pass judgment on the identification, authenticity and condition of stamps from around the world.

Philatelic Foundation
Attention: Chairman
George J. Kramer
70 W. 40th St., 15th floor
New York, NY 10018-2615
(p) 212/221-6555
(f) 212/221-6208
www.philatelicfoundation.org
A nonprofit organization known for its excellent expertization service. The Foundation's broad resources, including extensive reference collections, 5,000-volume library and Expert Committee, provide collectors with comprehensive consumer protection. Book series include expertizing case histories in Opinions, foundation seminar subjects in "textbooks" and specialized U.S. subjects in monographs.

Professional Stamp Experts (PSE)
PO Box 6170
Newport Beach, CA 92658-6170
(p) 877/782-6788
pse@collectors.com
www.psestamp.com
Organization specializing in identification, expertization and grading of U.S. Postage Stamps, Covers, Revenues, etc. PSE issues a Certificate of Authenticity accepted by all auction firms, dealers and collectors. PSE publishes a Guide to the Grading of U.S. Stamps and The Stamp Market Quarterly Price Guide. Either is free upon request.

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Museums, Libraries, and Displays

Please contact the institutions before visiting to confirm hours and any entry fees.

American Philatelic Research Library
100 Match Factory Place
Bellefonte, PA 16823-1367
(p) 814/933-3803
(f) 814/933-6128
aprl@stamps.org
www.stamplibrary.org
The largest philatelic library in the U.S., the APRL receives more than 400 periodical titles and houses extensive collections of philatelic literature.

The Collectors Club
Contact: Irene Bromberg
Executive Secretary
22 E 35th St
New York, NY 10016-3806
(p) 212/683-0559
(f) 212/481-1269
collectorsclub@nac.net
www.collectorsclub.org
Bimonthly journal, publication of various reference works, one of the most extensive reference libraries in the world, reading and study rooms. Regular meetings on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 6:30 p.m., except July and August.

Corporate Library
United States Postal Service
475 L’Enfant Plaza SW
Washington, DC 20260-1540
(p) 202/268-2904
(f) 202/268-4423
Offers a wide collection of past and present postal publications, including the Postal Bulletin, Annual Reports, news and philatelic releases, the Postal Guide and Postal Laws and Regulations.

National Postal Museum
Office of the Director
Smithsonian National Postal Museum
2 Massachusetts Ave. NE
Washington, DC 20013-0570
(p) 202/633-5502
www.si.edu/postal
Located in the Old City Post Office building at 2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE, the National Postal Museum houses more than 16 million items for exhibition and study purposes. Collections research may be conducted separately or jointly with library materials. Call the museum and its library (202-633-9370) separately to schedule an appointment.

Postal History Foundation
Contact: Paul A. Nelson
920 N. First Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85719
(p) 520/623-6652
(f) 520/623-3810
www.postalhistoryfoundation.org
The Postal History Foundation, a member of the Union Philatelic Library, is located in Tucson, Arizona. Established in 1960, the Foundation has a world class collection of postal history information and artifacts and is a pioneer in its provision of youth philatelic education programs. It offers museum tours, research library, USPS contract post office, philatelic sales, archives and stamp collections. Hours: Monday – Friday from 8 am - 3 pm and Saturday from 10 am – 2 pm. Admission is free with donations accepted.

Rocky Mountain Philatelic Library
Contact: Ellengail Beuthel
Librarian
2038 S. Pontiac Way
Denver, CO 80224
(p) 303/759-9921
www.rmpldenver.org

San Diego County Philatelic Library
Contact: Al Kish
Library Manager
7403C Princess View Dr.
San Diego, CA 92120-1345
(p) 619/229-8813
Hours: Mon. 1 p.m.-4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m., Tues. 5 p.m.-8 p.m., Wed. 1 p.m.-9 p.m., Thurs. 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Closed Fri. and Sun.

Spellman Museum of Stamps and Postal History
Edward S. Sternick, Ph.D. Executive Director
235 Wellesley St
Weston, MA 02493-1538
(p) 781/768-8367
(f) 781/768-7332
info@spellman.org
www.spellman.org
America's first fully accredited museum devoted to the display, collection and preservation of stamps and postal history. Exhibitions feature rarities, U.S. and worldwide collections. Philatelic library and family activity center open with admission. School and scout programs by appointment. Museum store and post office carries gifts, collecting supplies and stamps.

Western Philatelic Library
PO Box 2219
Sunnyvale, CA 94087-2219
(p) 408/733-0336
stulev@ix.netcom.com
www.pbbooks.com/wpl.htm (informational site)
www.fwpl.org (Friends of the Western Philatelic Library site)


Wineburgh Philatelic Research Library
Contact: Paul Oelkung.
McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas
PO Box 830643
Mailstation: MC33
Richardson, TX 75083-0643
(p) 972/883-2570
oelkung@utdallas.edu
www.utdallas.edu/library/uniquecoll/speccoll/wprl/wprl.htm
Hours: Mon.-Thurs.: 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri.: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


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Teacher Resources


School Days and American Ways Calendar
http://about.usps.com/corporate-social-responsibility/connections.htm
School Days & American Ways is a beautiful, oversized curriculum-connected classroom calendar filled with information and imagery about our country. Monthly calendar pages are designed around selected themes that are illustrated through stamps, and dovetail with primary grade curriculum standards in: political science, people and nations of the world, science, geography and economics.

USPS Classroom Resources
http://about.usps.com/corporate-social-responsibility/education-kits.htm
Several times each year, the Postal Service issues stamps that are particularly relevant and interesting for elementary students. An education kit has been created for each special stamp issue designed to bring their featured people and topics to life for teachers and students.

The American Philatelic Society's "Stamps Teach"
http://stamps.org/Stamps-Teach
The American Philatelic Society, the nation's largest non-profit stamp collecting organization, hosts a web site called "Stamps Teach." The site provides educators with lesson plans, activities, and worksheets that use postage stamps as hands-on learning tools. Educators can use these tools to add some fun and interest to their current curriculum while exposing students to postage stamps.

Stamps: An American Journey
This 13 1/2-minute video was created by The History Channel and the United States Postal Service to tell the surprising story of the journey of stamps from an idea, to art, to the issued stamp. You can view it online at two sites:
National Postal Museum web site or American Philatelic Society web site
(Note: Windows Media Player required to play video.)

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Exchange Service


Stamp Master
Contact: Charles Bergeron
PO Box 17
Putnam Hall, FL 32185-0017
cbergero@bellsouth.net
An "electronic connection" for philatelists via modem and computer to display/review members' stamp inventories for trading purposes, etc.

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Periodicals

Many of the following publications will send you a free sample copy of their magazine or newspaper upon request.

Global Stamp News
PO Box 97
Sidney, OH 45365-0097
(p) 937/492-3183
jbrandewie@woh.rr.com
America's largest circulation monthly stamp magazine featuring U.S. and foreign issues.

Linn's Stamp News
PO Box 29
Sidney, OH 45365-0029
(p) 937/498-0801
(f) 888/340-8388 (U.S. only)
(f) 937/498-0876 (outside U.S.)
linns@linns.com
www.linns.com
Linn's Stamp News, the world's largest weekly stamp newspaper, contains breaking news stories of major importance to stamp collectors, features on a variety of stamp collecting topics, the monthly U.S. Stamp Market Index, Stamp Market Tips and much more. A sample copy of the weekly newspaper is available upon request.

Linn's U.S. Stamp Yearbook
PO Box 29
Sidney, OH 45365-0029
(p) 937/498-0802
(f) 800/572-6885 (U.S. only)
(f) 937/498-0807 (outside U.S.)
linns@linns.com
www.linns.com
A series of books providing facts and annual figures on every collectible variety of U.S. stamps, postal stationery and souvenir cards issued since 1983.

Mekeel's Weekly
Contact: John Dunn
42 Sentry Way
Merrimack, NH 03054-4407
stampnews@StampNewsNow.com
www.StampNewsNow.com
Weekly magazine for collectors of U.S. & worldwide stamps & covers.

U.S. Stamp News
42 Sentry Way
Merrimack, NH 03054-4407
stampnews@StampNewsNow.com
www.StampNewsNow.com
Monthly magazine for all collectors of U.S. stamps, covers and postal history.

Scott Specialized Catalogue of US Stamps and Covers
PO Box 828
Sidney, OH 45365-0828
(p) 937/498-0831
(p) 800/572-6885 (toll-free)
(f) 937/498-0807
cuserv@amosadvantage.com
www.amosadvantage.com

Scott Specialized Catalogue: Stamps and Covers of the World
PO Box 828
Sidney, OH 45365-0828
(p) 937/498-0831
(p) 800/572-6885 (toll-free)
(f) 937/498-0807
cuserv@amosadvantage.com
www.amosadvantage.com
Includes U.S. stamps and covers from 1840 to 1940 and issues from the British Commonwealth to 1952.


Scott Stamp Monthly
PO Box 828
Sidney, OH 45365-0828
cuserv@amosadvantage.com
www.amosadvantage.com
For beginning and advanced collectors of all ages.

Scott Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue
PO Box 828
Sidney, OH 45365-0828
(p) 937/498-0831
(p) 800/572-6885 (toll-free)
(f) 937/498-0807
cuserv@amosadvantage.com
www.amosadvantage.com

USA Philatelic
Stamp Fulfillment Services
United States Postal Service
8300 NE Underground Dr., Pillar 210
Kansas City, MO 64144-0001
(p) 800/STAMP-24 (toll-free)
USA Philatelic is the only official source for the complete line of current stamp issues from the US Postal Service.

USA Philatelic: Beyond the Perf
Stamp Fulfillment Services
Beyond the Perf brings you behind–the–scenes stories and previews that you can’t find anywhere else about Collectible and Mail–Use stamps, cancellations, and more from the US Postal Service.
www.beyondtheperf.com

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Literature


ArtCraft First Day Cover Price List
Washington Press
2 Vreeland Rd.
Florham Park, NJ 07932-1501
(p) 877/966-0001 (toll-free)
info@washpress.com
www.washpress.com
Includes Presidential Inaugural covers. FREE for #10 SASE.

Brookman's Black Heritage First Day Cachet Cover Catalog (1st Edition)
Arlene Dunn
Brookman/Barrett & Worthen
10 Chestnut Dr.
Bedford, NH 03110-5566
(p) 603/472-5575
(f) 606/472-8795
Illustrated, 176-page, perfect-bound book.

Brookman's Price Guide for Disney Stamps (2nd Edition)
Arlene Dunn
Brookman/Barrett & Worthen
10 Chestnut Dr.
Bedford, NH 03110-5566
Illustrated, 256-page, perfect-bound book.

Brookman's Price Guide of US and Canada Stamps and Postal Collectibles (2008 Edition)
Arlene Dunn
Brookman/Barrett & Worthen
10 Chestnut Dr.
Bedford, NH 03110-5566
covers@coverspecialist.com
Illustrated, 384-page, perfect and spiral-bound catalog.

The Hammarskjold Invert
Washington Press
2 Vreeland Rd.
Florham Park, NJ 07932-1501
Tells the story of the Dag Hammarskjold error/invert. FREE for #10 SASE.

The Inverted Jenny
Washington Press
2 Vreeland Rd
Florham Park, NJ 07932-1501
A dream come true. FREE for #10 SASE.

Operation HUSH — HUSH
Washington Press
2 Vreeland Rd
Florham Park, NJ 07932-1501
How the Project Mercury Stamp was planned and issued. FREE for #10 SASE.

Precancel Stamp Society Catalogs
Dick Laetsch
3 Shady Creek Lane
Scarborough, ME 04074
(p) 207/883-2505
precancel@aol.com
www.precanceledstamps.com
Precancel approvals available.

The U.S. Transportation Coils
Washington Press
2 Vreeland Rd
Florham Park, NJ 07932-1501
How some collectors struck it rich! FREE for #10 SASE.

Stamp Collecting Made Easy
Amos Hobby Publishing Co.
PO Box 828
Sidney, OH 45365-0097
(p) 937/498-0807
(p) 800/572-6885 (toll-free)
(f) 937/498-0807
An illustrated, easy-to-read, 96-page booklet for beginning collectors.

The White Ace Album Format Guide
Washington Press
2 Vreeland Rd
Florham Park, NJ 07932-1501
A listing of stamps required for the 2003 U.S. White Ace Album supplements. FREE for #10 SASE.

Postmark Advisory
Paul Brenner
General Image, Inc.
PO Box 335
Maplewood, NJ 07040-0335
postmark1@earthlink.net
A weekly newsletter is available which provides descriptive information on U.S. pictorial postmarks that you can send away for. A free sample newsletter is available if you send a SASE and ask for a copy.

The United States Postal Service: An American History, Pub. 100
Historian
United States Postal Service
475 L'Enfant Plaza SW
Washington, DC 20260-0012
Jennifer.m.lynch@usps.gov
www.usps.com
(p) 202/268-2507
Tells the history of the U.S. Postal Service from 1775 to the present. Includes bibliography, First–Class rate history. One free copy.

Sources of Historical Information on Post Offices, Postal Employees, Mail routes and Mail Contractors, Pub. 119
Historian
United States Postal Service
475 L'Enfant Plaza SW
Washington, DC 20260-0012
Jennifer.m.lynch@usps.gov
www.usps.com
(p) 202/268-2507
Lists all known federal sources of information on topics covered in the title. Includes a bibliography of books on state postal histories. One free copy.

Postmaster Finder
http://about.usps.com/who-we-are/postmasterfinder/
Provides complete lists of Postmasters for more than 14,000 Post Offices and partial lists for all current Post Offices. Can be researched by Postmaster name, Post Office, state and establishment and discontinuance dates. Post Offices are researched upon request.

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Philatelic Centers


In addition to the more than 20,000 postal facilities authorized to sell philatelic products, the U.S. Postal Service also maintains more than 300 Philatelic Centers located in major population centers. These Philatelic Centers have been established to serve stamp collectors and make it convenient for them to acquire an extensive range of current postage stamps, postal stationery and philatelic products issued by the Postal Service. Centers are located at Main Post Offices unless otherwise indicated. Note: Zip + 4 is 9998 unless otherwise indicated.

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Alabama

351 24th St .N.
Birmingham, AL 35203-9816

Main Office
400 Wall Street, NE
Decatur, AL 35602

Main Office
379 N. Oates Street
Dothan, AL 36302

615 Clinton Ave.
W. Huntsville, AL 35801

250 St. Joseph
Mobile, AL 36601

Downtown Station
135 Catoma St.
Montgomery, AL 36104-6701

6701 Winton Blount Blvd.
Montgomery, AL 36124

Alaska

315 Barnette Street
Fairbanks, AK 99701

Downtown Station
320 W. Fifth Ave #348
Anchorage, AK 99510

Arkansas

600 E. Capitol
Little Rock, AR 72202

California

Main Office
2140 N. Hollywood Way
Burbank, CA 91505

18122 Carmenita Road
Cerritos, CA 90703

2121 Meridian Park Blvd
Concord, CA 94520

2020 Fifth Street
Davis, CA 95616

8111 Firestone Blvd
Downey, CA 90241

401 W. Lexington Ave
El Cajon, CA 92020

Cutten Station
3901 Walnut Dr.
Eureka, CA 95501

339 N. Central Ave.
Glendale, CA 91209

Hillcrest Station
300 E. Hillcrest Blvd.
Inglewood, CA 50301

300 N. Long Beach Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90802

Alameda Station
760 N. Main St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Village Station
1100 W. Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90062

Worldway Philatelic Center
5800 Century Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90062

Napa Station
1625 Trancas Street
Napa, CA 94558

715 Kearney Ave
Modesto, CA 95350

Civic Center Annex
201 13th St
Oakland, CA 94612-9991

281 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101

4300 Black Ave.
Pleasanton, CA 94566-2323

Churn Creek Rd.
Redding, CA 96049

1201 N. Catalina
Redondo Beach, CA 90277

Main Office
2000 Royal Oaks Drive
Sacramento, CA 95813

San Bernadino Office
1900 W. Redlands Ave
San Bernadino, CA 92403

2535 Midway Dr.
San Diego, CA 92186

180 Steuart St.
San Francisco, CA 94105

1750 Maridian Ave.
San Jose, CA 95125

40 Bellum Blvd.
San Rafael, CA 94901

Main Office
12935 Alcosta Blvd
San Ramon, CA 94583

836 Anacapa St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93102

201 E. Battles Rd.
Santa Maria, CA 93454

730 Second St.
Santa Rosa, CA 95402

15701 Sherman Way
Van Nuys, CA 91409

Colorado

16890 E. Alameda Pkwy.
Aurora, CO 80017

1905 15th St.
Boulder, CO 80302

201 E. Pikes Peak Ave.
Rm. 205
Colorado Springs, CO 80901

951 20th St.
Denver, CO 80202

7500 E. 53rd Place
Denver, CO 80217

222 W. Eighth St.
Durango, CO 81301

301 E. Broadwalk Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80528

241 N. 4th St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501

9600 S. University Blvd.
Littleton, CO 80126

201 Coffman Street
Longmont, CO 80501

Connecticut

141 Weston St.
Hartford, 06110

11 Silver St.
Middletown, CT 06457

50 Brewery St.
New Haven, CT 06511

26 Catoonah St.
Ridgefield, CT 06877

Springfield Station
1004 Hope Street
Stamford, CT 06907

135 Grand St.
Waterbury, CT 06701

Delaware

55 The Plaza
Dover, DE 19901

Wilmington P&DC
147 Quigley Blvd.
New Castle, DE 19720

Rodney Square Station
1101 N. King St
Wilmington, DE 19801

Woodbury Station
35 N. Broad Street
Wilmington, DE 08096

District of Columbia

Pavilion Postique
1100 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20004

Postal Square
2 Massachusetts Ave, NE
Washington, DC 20002

Florida

Altamonte Station
321 Montgomery Road
Altamonte Springs, FL 32714

824 Manatee Avenue, W
Brandonton, FL 34206

19101 Cortez Blvd
Brooksville, FL 34206

100 South Belcher Rd
Clearwater, FL 34625

Deland Postal Store
336 E. New York Ave.
Deland, FL 32724

1900 W. Oakland Pk
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33310

5000 W. Midway Rd
Fort Pierce, FL 34981

1801 Polk St.
Hollywood, FL 33022

2800 Lakeland Hills Blvd
Lakeland, FL 33802

50 Eighth Avenue, SW
Largo, FL 33770

Leesburg Station
1201 S. 14th Street
Leesburg, FL 34748

Longwood Wekiva Station
920 Wekiva Springs Rd.
Longwood, FL 32779

2200 NW. 72nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33152

6550 Nebraska Ave
New Port Richey, FL 34653

Downtown Station
46 E. Robinson Street
Orlando, FL 32801

518 N. Ridgewood Drive
Sebring, FL 33870

3135 First Avenue, N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33730

5201 W. Spruce Street
Tampa, FL 33630

Titusville Postal Store
1538 Harrison Ave
Titusville, FL 32780

3200 Summit Blvd
W. Palm Beach, FL 33406

Georgia

101 Marietta St. NW.
Atlanta, GA 30301

1072 W. Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30309

Parimeter Branch
4707 Ashford Dunwoody Rd.
Atlanta, GA 31146

3470 McClure Bridge Road
Duluth, GA 30136

364 Green St. NE
Gainesville, GA 30501

451 College St
Macon, GA 31213-9812

257 Lawrence St.
Marietta, GA 30060

2 N. Farm St.
Savannah, GA 31402

Hawaii

335 Merchant St
Honolulu, HI 96813

Idaho

770 S. 13th St.
Boise, ID 83708

220 E. 5th St.
Moscow, ID 83843

730 E. Clark St.
Pocatello, ID 83201

Illinois

909 W. Euclid Ave.
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

525 N. Broadway
Aurora, IL 60507

Moraine Valley Station
7401 100th Place
Bridgeview, IL 60455

1301 E. Main St.
Carbondale, IL 62901

Loop Station
11 S. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60604

1000 E. Oakton St
Des Plaines, IL 60018

1101 Davis St.
Evanston, IL 60201

2350 Madison Ave.
Granite City, IL 62040

Main Office
2000 McDonough Street
Joliet, IL 60436

1750 W. Ogden Ave.
Naperville, IL 60540

123 Indianwood Blvd.
Park Forest, IL 60466

N. University Station
6310 N. University
Peoria, IL 61614-3454

401 William
River Forest, IL 60305-1900

1956 2nd Ave.
Rock Island, IL 61201-9700

2105 E. Cook St.
Springfield, IL 62703-9995

Edison Square Station
1519 N. Lewis Ave.
Waukegan, IL 60085-1700

Indiana

North Park Branch
4490 1st Ave. Arcade
Evansville, IN 47710-3688

5530 Sohl St
Hammond, IN 46320

125 W. South St
Indianapolis, IN 46206

Kokomo Station
2719 S. Webster Street
Kokomo, IN 46902

3450 State Rd 26
East Lafayette, IN 47901

424 S. Michigan St
South Bend, IN 46624

Iowa

615 6th Ave. SE.
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401-9806

1165 Second Ave
Des Moines, IA 50318-9755

214 Jackson St
Sioux City, IA 51101

Kansas

6029 Broadmoor St.
Shawnee Mission, KS 66202-9608

Santa Fe Room 424 S. Kansas Ave
Topeka, KS 66603

Downtown Station
330 W. 2nd St
Wichita, KS 67202

Kentucky

1088 Nandino Blvd.
Lexington, KY 40511-00017

Okolona Branch
7400 Jefferson Blvd.
Louisville, KY 40219

Louisiana

3401 Government St
Alexandria, LA 71302

Main Office
8101 Bluebonnet Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70826

Main Office
1105 Moss Street
Lafayette, LA 70501

Main Office
921 Moss Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601

3301 7th St.
Metairie, LA 70009

Main Office
501 Sterlington Road
Monroe, LA 71201

Carrolton Station
3400 S. Carrolton Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70118

Main Office
701 Loyola Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70113

Vieux Carre Station
1022 Iberville St
New Orleans, LA 70112-3145

2400 Texas Ave.
Shreveport, LA 71102

Maine

40 Western Ave.
Augusta, ME 04330

125 Forest Ave.
Portland, ME 04101

Maryland

1 Church Cir.
Annapolis, MD 21401

900 E. Fayette St.
Baltimore, MD 21233-9715

215 Park Street
Cumberland, MD 21502

201 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701

Riverdale Station
6411 Baltimore Avenue
Riverdale, MD 20737

816 E. Salisbury Pkwy
Salisbury, MD 21801

Massachusetts

McCormick Office
90 Devonshire Street
Boston, MA 02105

120 Commercial St.
Brockton, MA 02402-9997

Burlington Office
7 Bedford Street
Burlington, MA 01803

2 Government Center
Fall River, MA 02722

Fitchburg Office
881 Main Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420

431 Common St
Lawrence, MA 01842-0665

Main Post Office
PO Box 9998
Lowell, MA 01853

695 Pleasant St.
New Bedford, MA 02740

212 Fenn St.
Pittsfield, MA 01201

2 Margin St.
Salem, MA 01270

Main St. Station
1883 Main St.
Springfield, MA 01101

Turner Falls Post
Office 178 Ave A
Turner Falls, MA 01376

4 E. Central St.
Worcester, MA 01613

Michigan

2075 W. Stadium Blvd.
Ann Arbor, MI 48106

90 S. McCamly
Battle Creek, MI 49016

26200 Ford Rd.
Dearborn Hgts., MI 48127

1401 W. Fort St.
Detroit, MI 48233

250 E. Boulevard Dr
Flint, MI 48502

225 Michigan NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49599-9818

200 S. Otsego Ave.
Jackson, MI 49201

Kalamazoo Office
1121 Miller Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49001

General Mail Facility
4800 Collins Rd.
Lansing, MI 48924

Millard Station
2900 Rodd Street
Millard, MI 48606

735 W. Huron St.
Pontiac, MI 48343-0001

1300 Military St.
Port Huron, MI 48060

30550 Gratiot St.
Roseville, MI 48066

200 W. 2nd St.
Royal Oak, MI 48068

1233 S. Washington St.
Sangrian, MI 48605

6300 Wayne Rd.
Westland, MI 48185-3169

Minnesota

Burnsville Branch
12212 12th Avenue S.
Burnsville, MN 55337

800 W. Michigan
Duluth, MN 55806

Mississippi

401 E. South St.
Jackson, MS 39205

Missouri

401 S. Washington St
Chillicothe, MO 64601

2300 Bernadette Dr.
Columbia, MO 65203-4607

511 E. Walnut Street
Columbia, MO 65203

315 W. Pershing Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64108

Northwest Plaza Station
44 Northwest Plaza
St. Ann, MO 63074

201 S. 8th St.
St. Joseph, MO 64501

Clayton Branch
7750 Moneyland Ave
St. Louis, MO 63105

500 W. Chestnut Expwy.
Springfield, MO 65801

Montana

841 S. 26th
Billings, MT 59101

215 First Ave N.
Great Falls, MT 59401

1100W.KentAve.
Missoula, MT 59801

Nebraska

W. South Front St.
Grand Island, NE 68801

700 R St.
Lincoln, NE 68501-9804

300 E. Third St.
North Platte, NE 69101

1124 Pacific St.
Omaha, NE 68108-9630

Nevada

1001 Sunset Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89199

2000 Vassar St
Reno, NV 89510

New Hampshire

955 Goffs Falls Rd
Manchester, NH 03103-9713

New Jersey

1701 Pacific Ave
Atlantic City, NJ 08401

25 Veterans Plaza
Bergenfield, NJ 07621

1 Convent Rd
Convent, NJ 07961-9999

3 Miln St.
Cranford, NJ 07016

21 Kilmer Road
Edison, NJ 08899-9706

229 Main St.
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

65 Hazlet Ave
Hazlet, NJ 07730

5 Wannamaker
Municipal Complex
Island Heights, NJ 08732-0001

160 Maplewood Ave.
Maplewood, NJ 07040

Nutley Branch
372 Franklin Ave
Nutley, NJ 07110

15 Main Street
Flemington, NJ 08822-9998

680 US Highway Rt 130
Trenton, NJ 08650

Sheffield Station
150 Pompton Plains Cross Rd
Wayne, NJ 07470-9994

155 Clinton Road
W. Caldwell, NJ 07006

411 Greenwood Ave.
Wyckoff, NJ 07481

New Mexico

1135 Broadway NE.
Albuquerque, NM 87101

200 E. Las Cruces Ave
Las Cruces, NM 88001

415 N. Pennsylvania Ave
Roswell, NM 88201

New York

50001 Colonie Court Mall
Albany, NY 12205

Empire State Plaza Station
Albany, NY 12220

115 Henry St.
Binghamton, NY 13902

960460 Baron
DeHirsch Rd.
Crompond, NY 10517

41-65 Main St.
Flushing, NY 11351-0001

16 Hudson Avenue
Glen Falls, NY 12801

77 Old Glenham Rd.
Glenham, NY 12527

185 W. John St.
Hicksville, NY 11801

8840 164th St.
Jamaica, NY 11431

300 E. 3rd St.
Jamestown, NY 14701

324 Broadway
Monticello, NY 12701

Church St. Station
90 Church St.
New York, NY 10007

New York General
P.O. 421 8th Ave.
New York, NY 10001

Rockefeller Center
610 Fifth Ave
New York, NY 10920-9991

909 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10022

352 Main St.
Oneonta, NY 13820

35 S. Main St.
Pearl River, NY 10965

10 Miller Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901

55 Mansion St.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

29 Jay St.
Schenectady, NY 12305

25 Route 111
Smithtown, NY 11787

2845 Richmond Ave
Staten Island, NY 10314

5640 E. Taft Road
Syracuse, NY 13220

100 Pitcher St.
Utica, NY 13504-9603

108 Main St.
Warwick, NY 10990

100 Fisher Ave.
White Plains, NY 10602

79-81 Main St.
Yonkers, NY 10701

North Carolina

6241 S. Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28224-9798

Four Seasons Station
301 Four Seasons Town Ctr.
Greensboro, NC 27427

Main Office
311 New Bern Ave
Raleigh, NC 27601

North Dakota

220 E. Rosser Ave.
Bismarck, ND 58502

675 2nd Ave N.
Fargo, ND 58102

Ohio

675 Wolf Ledges Pky.
Akron, OH 44309

4420 Dressier Rd. NW
Canton, OH 44718

525 Vine Street
(Skywalk)
Cincinnati, OH 45202

1111 E. 5th St Rm. 212A
Dayton, OH 45401

345 E. Bridge St
Elyria, OH 44035

200 N. Diamond St
Mansfield, OH 44901

150 N. Third Street
Steubenville, OH 43952

435 S. St. Clair St
Toledo, OH 43601

99 S. Walnut St
Youngstown, OH 44501-9713

Oklahoma

115 W. Broadway
Enid, OK 73701

525 W. Okmulgee
Muskogee, OK 74401

129 W. Gray
Norman, OK 73069

Postique
320 SW Fifth Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73125

333 W. 4th St
Tulsa, OK 74103-9612

Oregon

520 Willamette St.
Eugene, OR 97401

751 NW. Hoyt St.
Portland, OR 97208-3480

Pennsylvania

442 Hamilton St.
Allentown, PA 18101-1611

535 Wood St.
Bethlehem, PA 18016

Lehigh Valley Post Office Philatelic Center
17 S. Commerce Way
Lehigh Valley, PA 18002-9610

115 Boylston St.
Bradford, PA 16701

44 N. Brady St.
Du Bois, PA 15801

1314 Griswold Plaza
Erie, PA 16501

238 S. Pennsylvania
Greensburg, PA 15601

813 Market St.
Harrisburg, PA 17105

111 Franklin Street
Johnstown, PA 15901

Downtown Station
48-50 W. Chestnut St.
Lancaster, PA 17603

980 Wheeler Way
Langhorne, PA 19047

435 S. Cascade St.
New Castle, PA 16108

General Mail Facility
1001 California Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15233

Grant Street Station
700 Grant St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

1000 West Valley Road
Southeastern, PA 19399

237 S. Fraser Street
State College, PA 16801

701 Ann St.
Stroudsburg, PA 18360

300 S. Main St.
Wilkes Barre, PA 18701-9602

Center City Finance Statlon
240 West Third St
Williamsport, PA 17703

Puerto Rico

General Post Office
585 Roosevelt Ave
San Juan, PR 00936-9711

Rhode Island

320 Thames St
Newport, RI 02840

40 Montgomery St
Pawtucket, RI 02860

24 Corliss St
Providence, RI 02904-9713

South Carolina

7075 Cross County Road
Charleston, SC 9423

1601 Assembly St
Columbia, SC 9201-9713

600 W. Washington St
Greenville, SC 9602-9918

South Dakota

320 S. 2nd Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Tennessee

5424 Bell Forge
Lane E.
Antioch, TN 37013

General Mail Facility
6050 Shallowford Rd
Chattanooga, TN 37421

200 Martin Luther King Dr.
Jackson, TN 38301

530 E. Main St.
Johnson City, TN 37601

General Mail Facility
1237 E. Weisgarber Rd
Knoxville, TN 37950

Colonial Station
4695 Southern Ave
Memphis, TN 38124

Crosstown Station
1520 Union Ave
Memphis, TN 38124

901 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37203

Texas

3401 Pine Street
Abilene, TX 79604

2301 S. Ross
Amarillo, TX 79120-9604

300 East South St
Arlington, TX 76004

510 Guadolupe Street
Austin, TX 78701

1535 Los Ebands
Brownsville, TX 78520

2121 E. Wm. J. Bryan Pky.
Bryan, TX 77801

101 E. McKinney Street
Denton, TX 76201

251 W. Lancaster Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76102-8108

401 Franklin Ave.
Houston, TX 77201

300 N. 10th
Killeen, TX 76541

601 E. Pecan
McAllen, TX 78501

100 E. Wall
Midland, TX 79701

1 N. Abe St
San Angelo, TX 76902

Downtown Station
615 E. Houston
San Antonio, TX 78205

10410 Perrin Beitel Rd
San Antonio, TX 78284

430 West State Hwy. 6
Waco, TX 76702

1000 Lamar St
Wichita Falls, TX 76301

Utah

3680 Pacific Ave.
Ogden, UT 84401

Main Office
95 W. First St
Provo, UT 84601

1760 W. 2100 S.
Salt Lake City, UT 84199

Vermont

204 Main St.
Brattleboro, VT 05301

11 Elmwood Ave.
Burlington, VT 05401-9711

10 Sykes Ave.
White River Junction, VT 05001

Virginia

111 Sixth St.
Bristol, VA 24201-9996

1155 Seminole Tr.
Charlottesville, VA 22906

1425 Battlefield Blvd N.
Chesapeake, VA 23327

700 Main St.
Danville, VA 24541

809 Aberdeen Rd.
Hampton, VA 23670

300 Odd Fellows Rd
Lynchburg, VA 24506

8409 Lee Highway
Merrifield, VA 22116

14104 Warwick Blvd
Newport News, VA 23608

600 Church St.
Norfolk, VA 23501

933 Broad Street
Portsmith, VA 23707

1801 Brook Rd.
Richmond, VA 23232

419 Rutherford Ave NE.
Roanoke, VA 24022

501 Viking Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23451

1430 N. Augusta
Staunton, VA 24401

Washington

11 3rd St. NW.
Auburn, WA 98002

PO Box 9998
Bellevue, WA 98009

315 Prospect St
Bellingham, WA 98225

3102 Hoyt Ave.
Everett, WA 98225

3500 W. Court
Pasco, WA 99301-4532

301 Union St.
Seattle, WA 98101

904 N. Riverdale Ave
Spokane, WA 99201

West Virginia

3010 E. Cumberland Rd.
Bluefield, WV 24701

1057 Charleston Town Center
Charleston, WV 25357

200 Cava Drive
Clarksburg, WV 26301

1000 Virginia Ave
W. Huntington, WV 25704-1726

1355 Old Courthouse Sq.
Martinsburg, WV 25401

Wisconsin

126 N. Barstow St.
Eau Claire, WI 54703

425 State St
La Crosse, WI 54601

3902 Milwaukee St
Madison, WI 53714

345 W. St. Paul Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53203

1025 W. 20th Ave
Oshkosh, WI 54901

235 Forrest St
Wausau, WI 54403

Wyoming

2120 Capitol Ave.
Cheyenne, WY 82001

Foreign Centers

Australia
Max Stern
234 Flinders Street
Box 997 H
GPO Melbourne 3001

Canada
Canada Post
2701 Riverside Dr. Suite N0420 Ottawa ON K1A 0B1

China
China National Philatelic Corporation
14, Taipinghu Dongli, Xicheng District
Beijing, 100031

Denmark
Nordfrim
DK 5450 Otterup

Germany
Georg Roll Stamps LTD
Hafenstrasse 8
D-26931 Elsfleth

Hermann Sieger GMBH
Venusberg 32-34
D73545 Lorch Wurttemberg

Hong Kong
Hong Kong Post
1706-7, ING Tower
308-320 Des Voeux Road Central
Sheung Wan

Italy
Alberto Bolaffi
Via Cavour 17
10123 Torino

Japan
Japan Philatelic Agency
PO Box 96 Toshima
Tokyo 170-8668

Netherlands
TPG Post
Prinses Beatrixlann 23
PO Box 30250
2500 GC The Hague

Spain
Philagroup, S.L.
Manuel Tovar, 1, 4 izda
28034 Madrid

Thailand
International House of Stamps
98/2 Soi Tonson
Langsuan Road
Lumpinee Pathumwan
Bangkok 10330

United Kingdom
Harry Allen
PO Box 5
Watford Herts WD2 5SW

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Foreign Postal Administrations


Australia Post
Explore the world of Australian stamps, buy stamps online, view the latest issues and learn more about this country's stamp program.

Canada Post
Stamps and related products currently available from Canada Post.

Post Denmark
An electronic marketplace where customers can learn about Danish stamps and order stamps online.

Hong Kong Post 
News about the latest stamp issues from Hong Kong Post.

Isle of Man 
All about the stamps of the Isle of Man.

Singapore Post
All about the stamps of Singapore.

Swiss Post
Learn about Swiss stamps and philately.

Royal Mail (UK)
Offers a range of commemorative issues and definitive stamps from the United Kingdom.

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International Agents


Australia:
Max Stern & Co
234 Flinders Street (Port Phillip Arcade)
GPO Box 997
Melbourne, Victoria, 3001
Australia
Tel: +(61) 3 96546751
Fax: +(61) 3 96507192
Email: maxstern@maxstern.com.au
Web: http://www.maxstern.com.au

France:
Theodore Champion S.A.
62, Boulevard de Strasbourg
F-75010 Paris
France
Phone +33 1 42 46 07 38
mail@theodorechampion.fr
www.theodorechampion.fr

Germany:
Philagentur GmbH
Feldbergstr. 57
61440 Oberursel
Germany
email: info@philagentur.de
Tel: 0049 06171 62820

Hermann E Sieger
Venusberg 32-34
D73545 Lorch Wurttemberg
Germany

Italy:
Bolaffi
afinotto@bolaffi.it
tel. 0039-011-5576300
fax. 0039-011-5620456

Filagenzia
Via Fara 20/Canc. (angolo Via G.B. Pirelli)
I-20124 Milano
Italy
Phone +39 02 - 80 66 191
Fax +39 02 - 89 00 650
info@filagenzia.it
www.fila-shop.it

Japan:
Japan Philatelic Agency
1-4-25 Mejiro Toshima-Ku
Tokyo 171-0031
Japan

Netherlands:
Nordfrim NL
Postbus 8703
NL-3009 AS Rotterdam
Netherlands
Phone +31 10 820 0870
Info@collectwereld.nl
www.collectwereld.nl
www.nordfrim.nl


Royal Mail:
Website: www.royalmail.com/shop

paul.j.malone@royalmail.com
Telephone: + 44 (0) 207 250 2180
Mailing address:
Royal Mail Stamps & Collectibles
4th Floor
148 Old Street
LONDON
EC1V 9HQ

Scandinavia
Nordfrim A/S
Kvindevadet 42
DK-5450 Otterup
Denmark
Phone +45 64821256
mail@nordfrim.dk
www.nordfrim.dk 

Lauri Peltonen OY
PL 39
SF-10901 Hanko
Finland
Phone +358 19 2482336
tp@lape.net
www.lape.net

Spain
Filagest SAU
Lleida, 8,  1o 2 a
E-08930 Sant Adrià de Besòs
Spain
Phone +34 934 627 888
info@filagest.es
www.filagest.es


Thailand
International House of Stamps Co., Ltd.
Address : 98/2 Soi Tonson, Lumpinee, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330 Thailand
Telephone : (662) 652-2220
e-mail : houseofstamp@stampshouse.com
Fax : (662) 652-2221
Email: www.stampshouse.com
Face book: www.facebook.com/houseofstamps

United Kingdom:
Harry Allen
PO Box 5
Watford Herts WD2 5-SW
United Kingdom 

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