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National Stamp Collecting Month


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Since 1981 the US Postal Service has designated the month of October as National Stamp Collecting Month (NSCM). Developed to introduce children ages 8–12 to this popular and educational hobby, the NSCM program is also intended to raise awareness about the recreational benefits of stamp collecting among all age groups. The Postal Service traditionally kicks off NSCM by issuing new commemorative stamps in late September or early October. 


Additional October Events

Canada: World Post Day
October 9th, 2024

World Stroke Day
October 29th, 2024

National Oatmeal Day
October 29th, 2024


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