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Mummies Among Us (Philatelic feature)

It’s possible there are mummies lurking in your collection – or at least parts of them.

We frequently don’t give much thought to the paper our stamps and covers are produced on, but papermaking has a long, colorful and somewhat sordid history involving various crimes, body snatching and – now – confirmed evidence of perhaps widespread use of mummy wrappings for pulp.

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