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The Stamp Collecting Report, I'm Lloyd de Vries.

This weekend, Tupelo, Mississippi, Elvis Presley's birthplace, is offering a
special pictorial postmark....and special postmarks can make a fascinating,
fun and inexpensive specialty.

You have 30 days from the date of the postmark to make your move.

Send good-quality, perhaps decorated, envelopes to the Tupelo postmaster,
zip code 3-8-8-01-dash-9-9-9-8. Each envelope has to have at least first-class
postage on it -- many collectors use stamps related to the subject. The
twenty-nine-cent Elvis stamp is an obvious choice here, plus another eight

To avoid having an address on the envelope, some collectors enclose a larger
envelope in which the postal people can return the commemorative envelopes.
<Just include a short, polite note with the return envelope.>

There are dozens of special postmarks like this offered EVERY week. You can
find them listed in the Postal Bulletin at the postal service Web site, or
in stamp collecting publications.

And that's stamp collecting this week. 

I'm Lloyd de Vries, CBS News. 

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