World Stamps

02/28/2017

Royal Mail wants to know what you want to see on its future stamps

Royal Mail is giving the public the chance to weigh in on what should be on the United Kingdom's commemorative stamps in 2019.

Auctions

02/28/2017

Machin’s 1966 portrait of Queen Elizabeth II highlights Cavendish auction

The plaster portrait in the sale led to the most reproduced stamp image of all time. How much is it expected to bring?

US Stamps

02/28/2017

Red Pears return on new 10¢ definitive stamp

The new stamp will be issued in Cleveland, Ohio, and nationwide in a pane of 20. A 10¢ Red Pears coil stamp using the same design was issued in 2016.

World Stamps

02/28/2017

Born Feb. 28: Thomas Newcomen

Thomas Newcomen's invention of the steam engine in the 18th century "changed the history of engineering," according to Royal Mail.

US Stamps

02/27/2017

When the USPS Northern Cardinal stamped envelope was actually issued

After initially posting that the forever stamped envelope was issued on Jan. 8, 2017, the USPS revised that issue date.

US Stamps

02/27/2017

WPA Posters ceremony open to the public

Ten stamps showing Depression-era artwork from posters created by the Work Projects Administration (later the Works Progress Administration) will be issued with a ceremony in Hyde Park, N.Y.

US Stamps

02/27/2017

Born Feb. 27: Alice Hamilton

Described as a "crusader for industrial medicine," Alice Hamilton sought to improve dangerous workplaces while fighting for social reforms.

US Stamps

02/26/2017

What is Donald Trump saying from the White House featured on this stamp?

Given that President Trump inspires strong reactions on both ends of the political spectrum, please keep your entries printable.

World Stamps

02/26/2017

The legend of William Tell, as told on Switzerland’s stamps

Switzerland is known as the land of William Tell. His story, historically accurate or not, is an important part of the Swiss heritage, even today.

World Stamps

02/26/2017

In case you hadn’t noticed, Royal Mail updated several postal products in 2016

Royal Mail decided to update several of its products to better reflect its corporate branding. What changed?

US Stamps

02/26/2017

Born Feb. 26: Buffalo Bill Cody

Western frontiersman and adventurer Buffalo Bill Cody, a Medal of Honor recipient in 1872, later became a world-famous showman and entertainer.

World Stamps

02/25/2017

Stamps to look for from the South African Republic

Stamps listed in the Scott catalogs under Transvaal, another name for the South African Republic, were issued by three different political entities.

World Stamps

02/25/2017

How to collect Australia’s Kangaroo and Map issues

On Jan. 2, 1913, stamps in 15 different denominations and colors, all depicting a Kangaroo and Map (a design also known as “Roo and Map”), were issued.

World Stamps

02/25/2017

Longtime collector’s No. 1 tip to prospective stamp exhibitors: enjoy yourself

Have you ever considered exhibiting your collection? If so, Donna Houseman has the book for you.