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Breaking Stamp News

World record realization set for unissued Australian stamps World record realization set for unissued Australian stamps
Changing hands for the first time since 1936, a unique block of six of an unissued 2-penny King Edward VIII stamp set a new world record price for an Australian philatelic item Oct. 1 (Read more...)

U.S. Stamps and Postal History

U.S. Stamp Notes: Sacramento and the Pony Express stamp Sacramento sequestration of 1940 Pony Express stamps
Find a 1940 3¢ Pony Express commemorative stamp (Scott 894) used on a non-first-day cover from Sacramento, Calif., during the 1940s, and you likely have a rarity. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Insights

Spotlight: The origin of stamp collecting in America, Part 1 The origin of stamp collecting in America, Part 1: How stamp collecting came to the United States
European Prelude (Read more...)

International Stamps and Postal History

Three versions of Santa, Madonna and Child on Canada’s four new Christmas stamps Three versions of Santa, Madonna and Child on Canada’s four new Christmas stamps
Canada Post is celebrating Christmas this year with three whimsical Santa stamps and a single Madonna and Child stamp. (Read more...)

Postal News

Five Batman pictorial postmarks offered during Comic Con Five Batman pictorial postmarks offered during Comic Con
Collectors and comic book fans take note: the New York City post office created five different pictorial postmarks celebrating Batman. (Read more...)

Editorial Insights

Editor’s Insights: Scott U.S. pocket catalog For basic information about U.S. stamps, consider the Scott U.S. pocket catalog
Fall is a busy month for the Scott Publishing Co. (Read more...)