World Stamps

06/25/2016

China salutes opening of Shanghai Disney Resort: New Stamps of the World

By Denise McCarty

China commemorated the June 16 opening of Shanghai Disneyland on two stamps issued that day.

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US Stamps

06/27/2016

Born June 27: Helen Keller

Though deaf and blind since early childhood, Helen Keller became a prominent writer and a representative for the American Foundation for the Blind.

US Stamps

06/26/2016

Born June 26: Babe Zaharias

As a youngster, Babe Zaharias was a top athlete, and she trained to compete in the 1932 Olympic Summer Games, where she won medals in track and field. She would later achieve fame as a professional golfer.

World Stamps

06/25/2016

China salutes opening of Shanghai Disney Resort: New Stamps of the World

China commemorated the June 16 opening of Shanghai Disneyland on two stamps issued that day.

World Stamps

06/25/2016

It was supposed to be ‘instant,’ so why is this Olympian getting a stamp four years late?

Australia Post's latest Gold Medal stamp was issued June 17, almost four years after race walker Jared Tallent crossed the finish line.

World Stamps

06/25/2016

Great Britain stamps focusing on WWI events of 1916 issued June 21

In this series, Royal Mail is exploring each year of the war through stamps with the following six themes: poppies, poetry, portraits of participants, war art, memorials, and artifacts.

US Stamps

06/25/2016

Born June 25: H.H. "Hap" Arnold

Gen. H.H. "Hap" Arnold was one of the first U.S. military pilots, and an outspoken advocate for increased U.S. military air power during World War II.

World Stamps

06/24/2016

Why definitive stamps of Fiji from 1938-55 are so interesting: Stamps Down Under

The stamps' images convey the beauty and lifestyle of this South Pacific island country, and several of the denominations are complex.

US Stamps

06/24/2016

What happens when a bad bar code isn’t covered up?: Modern U.S. Mail

While it is true that UAA mail is not by its nature loop mail, it can become loop mail.

World Stamps

06/24/2016

Linn’s seeking columnist to write about Asia stamps, postal history: Editor’s Insights

Linn's is searching for a new columnist, feature writer, or writers to write about Asia.

Postal Updates

06/24/2016

Like upcoming USPS stamps, Nashville postmark celebrates soda fountain treats: Postmark Pursuit

The Nashville postmark comes as the USPS is celebrating cold sweet dessert treats with five Soda Fountain Favorites stamps issued June 30.

US Stamps

06/24/2016

Which classic American pickup trucks are getting stamps?

The nondenominated (47¢) Pickup Trucks forever stamps will be issued July 15 in Syracuse, N.Y., and nationwide.

Postal Updates

06/24/2016

Postmaster-as-appointee considered, Audrey Hepburn stamp appears: Week’s Most Read

Also this week, we profiled the bizarre stamps of King Farouk's Egypt, and reported on a possible infraction by the USPS.

World Stamps

06/24/2016

Born June 24: Victor Hess

Austrian-born scientist Victor Hess won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1936 for his discovery of cosmic rays and their effect on the Earth's atmosphere.

World Stamps

06/23/2016

The ‘rainbow trials’ and how the Penny Black was replaced: Great Britain Philately

The year 1840 must have been one of both elation and frustration for Rowland Hill, the man behind Great Britain's major postal reform.