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For broadcast on CBS Radio Network stations 
December 11-12, 1999:

Buy a stamp, win a car.

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

A souvenir sheet issued by San Marino last month included 
a coupon that can be used to enter a sweepstakes. 
According to LINN'S STAMP NEWS, the prize being offered 
is an Audi A-3 hatchback. The tiny country did something 
similar for a Volkswagen Beetle two years ago.

Souvenir sheets are small sheets of several stamps. The 
San Marino souvenir sheet has four stamps depicting 
various Audis through the years. San Marino is the world's 
smallest republic, about a tenth the size of New York 
City, and surrounded entirely by Italy.

The Audi souvenir sheet is shown on the LINN'S web site -- 
LINN'S is spelled L-I-N-N-S.

You have to buy the souvenir sheet in order to enter, 
because only the official coupon will be accepted. Only 
210-thousand of them were printed, and each costs just 
over three U-S dollars.The drawing is next October.

But don't get too excited: Even if you win, you might 
not be allowed to bring this model into the U-S.

And that's stamp collecting this week. 

I'm Lloyd de Vries, CBS News. 

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