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Breaking Stamp News

Postal museum selects Piazza as chief curator Postal museum selects Piazza as chief curator
Daniel A. Piazza, a stamp collector who joined the National Postal Museum as a researcher seven years ago, has been named its chief curator of philately and chair of the museum’s philately department. (Read more...)

U.S. Stamps and Postal History

Modern U.S. Mail: Returning domestic postal cards Rules for returning undeliverable domestic postal cards after 1940
This article will illustrate the United States Post Office Department’s policy of guaranteed non-free returns of undeliverable postcards and postal cards after 1940. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Insights

Harmer-Schau auction at APS Stampshow Harmer-Schau auction at APS Stampshow offers Commonwealth and U.S. rarities
Two British Commonwealth rarities and a new American first-day cover find are among the many stamps and postal history items offered by Harmer-Schau Auction Galleries in the firm’s Aug. 21-23 public auction. (Read more...)

International Stamps and Postal History

Canada celebrates opening of first human rights museum Canada celebrates opening of first human rights museum
Canada Post will commemorate the upcoming September opening of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights with a single nondenominated (85¢) permanent-rate stamp. The stamp will be issued Aug. 20 in a booklet of 10. (Read more...)

Postal News

Inspector general probes District of Columbia late mail Inspector general probes District of Columbia late mail
Is your mail arriving late in the day? (Read more...)

Editorial Insights

EBay ends stamp oversight program; Linn’s digital delivery two days earlier
Linn’s reported last week that eBay, the giant online commerce site, decided to shutter its popular oversight programs that helped identify and remove problematic stamp listings. (Read more...)