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For broadcast on CBS Radio Network stations June 19-20, 2004:

Looking ahead to Oh-Six

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

In two years, stamp collectors from around the world will be coming to Washington for a 
major stamp show.

"We have lots of stamp shows around the country every year, but only one what they call 
a World Philatelic Exhibition, once every 10 years."
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And Steve Luster and the rest of the Washington Two Thousand Six Committee have ALREADY 
been working on this "international" for a decade. Get ready to see some really rare 

"Internationals and particularly ones in big countries like the United States, tend to 
draw in the best exhibits from around the world."
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In fact, it will have more of everything than you're likely to see at any other U-S 
stamp show for...well, for a decade.

"It's just on a grander scale, much larger than a normal show that might have 
40, 50, 60 dealers, including foreign postal administrations, we'll have around 
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So mark your calendars now

And that's Stamp Collecting this week. 

I'm Lloyd de Vries, CBS News. 

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