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May 19-20, 2001:

The Sweet Smell of Success

The Stamp Collecting Report, I'm Lloyd de Vries.
Triangles, holograms, self-stick -- old hat. Stamps with 
personal pictures on them? That was LAST year.

This year's stunt stamp is Switzerland's chocolate stamps. 
Not only do the stamps look like a section of a chocolate 
bar, they SMELL like chocolate.

The margin around the sheet of stamps looks like a foil 

The stamps mark the centennial of the Swiss chocolate 
manufacturers' association, and cost thirteen-and-a-half 
Swiss francs for a sheet of fifteen -- just under eight 
dollars U-S. Stamp dealers probably will charge a little 
more for them.

The Choco-suisse stamps came out earlier this month. They 
aren't the first stamps with a fragrance, but they ARE the 
ones everyone is talking about. 

The U-S stamp everyone's talking about right now is the 
Peanuts stamp, for the comic strip. It shows Snoopy flying 
his doghouse, and should be in your post office now.

Canada also recently announced it's issuing a stamp to honor 
former prime minister Pierre Trudeau.

And that's stamp collecting this week. 

I'm Lloyd de Vries, CBS News.

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