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Breaking Stamp News

May 31 rates turn up in post offices on May 20
When United States post offices opened for business Wednesday morning, May 20, all point-of-sale equipment had been reprogrammed to automatically calculate prices on customer purchases at the new postage rates. (Read more...)

U.S. Stamps and Postal History

New U.S. stamps planned for new rates; USPS hit hard by delay of increase: Week New U.S. stamps planned for new rates; USPS hit hard by delay of increase: Week's Most Read
It’s time to catch up on the week that was in stamp-collecting insights and news. (Read more...)

On This Date

Born May 25: Igor Sikorsky Born May 25: Igor Sikorsky
The third airmail stamp issued in 1988 had a 36¢ denomination to fulfill the new rate for international airmail postcards, which had gone into effect more than two months earlier. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Insights

Harmers International to conduct spring auction June 6 at Collectors Club in New York City
Harmers International will present its spring auction June 6 at the Collectors Club, 22 E. 35th St. in New York City. (Read more...)

International Stamps and Postal History

The 1,000th stamp from Croatia; Swiss stamp has skin texture The 1,000th stamp from Croatia; Swiss stamp has skin texture
A new stamp from Croatia celebrates the fact that this is the 1,000th stamp issued by Hrvatska Posta, which translates to Croatian Post. (Read more...)

Postal News

Rate increase delay hits USPS hard
"The Postal Service gave up about $100 million in the delay in postal rate increases due to filing errors." (Read more...)

Editorial Insights

Head of USPS stamp services Penner keen to help get the news out quickly Head of USPS stamp services Penner keen to help get the news out quickly
On May 18, Mary-Anne Penner, acting director of stamp services for the United States Postal Service, held her first teleconference with members of the philatelic media. (Read more...)

Morning Report

'Pyramid' of very personal postcards headed to Smithsonian: Afternoon Report
Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of stamp-collecting. (Read more...)