Latest Stamp News
Norfolk Island’s first stamps (Scott 1-12) were issued June 10, 1947, and depict the famous Norfolk Island pine trees and a view of Ball Bay.
Ceremony details for the Delicioso set of six and the single Henry David Thoreau commemorative stamp include events that are open to the public.
A new variety of the 10¢ Red Pears definitive stamp was issued March 23 with a first-day ceremony at the March Party stamp show in Cleveland, Ohio.
Philately has been one of the world’s most popular hobbies for well over a century. And the market for stamp collecting has traditionally been made up of three main groups of collectors. In his latest Apfelbaum’s Corner post, John Apfelbaum writes about how Baby Boomers are taking over the most important of those three groups.