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Breaking Stamp News

Press sheet planned for $2 Circus souvenir sheet Press sheet planned for $2 Circus souvenir sheet
A press sheet will be issued Dec. 10 for the upcoming United States $2 Circus souvenir sheet. Pre-orders for the press sheet will start Nov. 10, with the item number to be announced closer to that date. (Read more...)

U.S. Stamps and Postal History

U.S. Stamp Notes: Censored cover sent to Churchill Censored cover sent to Winston Churchill
One does not expect to see the name of an immortal such as Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (1874-1965) as the addressee on a common piece of mail, so I was surprised to see the cover shown here courtesy of an American dealer in United States postal history, based in England. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Insights

From the Scott Editors: Scott Classic specialized catalog Value for 1¢ Magenta among many changes in the 2015 Scott Classic specialized catalog
The 2015 edition of the Scott Classic Specialized Catalogue of Stamps and Covers 1840-1940 contains slightly more than 15,000 Classic-only value changes, more than double the total recorded last year. (Read more...)

International Stamps and Postal History

Classic Stamps of the World: 1921 Bulgarian stamp set Curious 1921 Bulgarian stamp set worth acquiring for its story
Why did Bulgaria honor an Irish-born correspondent for a British newspaper with not just one but nine stamps (Scott 171-79) on Dec. 31, 1921? (Read more...)

Postal News

Wisconsin town honors living Medal of Honor recipient Wisconsin town honors living Medal of Honor recipient
Einar H. Ingman Jr., a Korean War Medal of Honor recipient, was honored Oct. 6 in Tomahawk, Wis. (Read more...)

Editorial Insights

Let’s not throw traditional stamps into the CSAC dumpster Let’s not throw traditional stamps into the CSAC dumpster
I am yesterday’s lunch in the world of creating United States postage stamps, but I still care deeply about their subjects and how they portray America. (Read more...)