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Breaking Stamp News

USPS 2014 stamp yearbook pre-orders begin USPS 2014 stamp yearbook pre-orders begin
The United States Postal Service is accepting pre-orders beginning Sept. 1 for The 2014 Stamp Yearbook. (Read more...)

U.S. Stamps and Postal History

War of 1812 series continues with Fort McHenry stamp War of 1812 series continues with new Fort McHenry stamp
The third United States commemorative stamp in a series marking the bicentennial of the War of 1812 will be issued Sept. 1 (Read more...)

Stamp Market Insights

Vol. 6 of the 2015 Scott standard catalog More than 10,000 value changes recorded in Vol. 6 of the 2015 Scott standard catalog
The more than 10,000 value changes in Vol. 6 of the 2015 Scott Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue reflect a fairly stable market. The countries listed in Vol. 6 include San Marino through Zululand. (Read more...)

International Stamps and Postal History

Classic Stamps of the World: Norway Norway set was postage, but also fundraiser for explorer Amundsen
The design of Norway Scott 104-110, depicting a polar bear atop a very small ice floe and gazing at an airplane overhead, seems sadly modern. I (Read more...)

Postal News

Donahoe turns to trusted friends for stamp committee Donahoe turns to trusted friends for stamp committee
Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe has responded to one of his predecessor’s sharp criticisms about the Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee with his latest choices for the panel. (Read more...)

Editorial Insights

Scott Classic catalog wins medal at Philakorea Scott Classic catalog wins medal at Philakorea
We are pleased to report that the 2014 edition of the Scott Classic Specialized Catalogue of Stamps and Covers 1840-1940 received a large vermeil medal in the literature competition at the recently concluded Philakorea show. (Read more...)