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Breaking Stamp News

Japan reveals its joint issue with United States Japan reveals its joint issue with United States
The website of Japan Post is showing preliminary artwork for its half of the upcoming joint issue with the United States. (Read more...)

U.S. Stamps and Postal History

From Me To You issue date now April 1
The United States Postal Service will issue its From Me To You stamp April 1 in Washington, D.C. (Read more...)

On This Date

Born March 6: Willie Stargell Born March 6: Willie Stargell
Four United States forever stamps were issued July 20, 2012, to commemorate four of baseball's Major League All-Stars: Ted Williams, Larry Doby, Willie Stargell and Joe DiMaggio. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Insights

Capt. John Barry naval cover doubles presale estimate to sell for $7,763 at Rumsey auction Capt. John Barry naval cover doubles presale estimate to sell for $7,763 at Rumsey auction
Schuyler J. Rumsey Philatelic Auctions held its winter sale in San Francisco on Dec. 8-13, 2014. The sale was originally slated to conclude Dec. 11, but a weather-related power outage forced a two-day postponement of the final session. (Read more...)

International Stamps and Postal History

Jersey features toy trains on new stamps Jersey features toy trains on new stamps
Jersey Post will picture Hornby model trains on six stamps to be issued March 24. Two of the stamps are part of the multination Europa series with the theme of traditional toys. (Read more...)

Postal News

New postmaster sworn in New postmaster sworn in
Megan J. Brennan was ceremonially sworn in as the nation's 74th postmaster general March 6 in a low-key event that stressed her family's love for the United States Postal Service, but gave no clue as to her plans to get Congressional help for the financially troubled agency (Read more...)

Editorial Insights

From the Jenny Invert to the Civil War: USPS jumps on limited-edition bandwagon From the Jenny Invert to the Civil War: USPS jumps on limited-edition bandwagon
In his Feb. 23 U.S. Stamp Notes column, John Hotchner presented 16 proposals for invigorating the United States stamp program. (Read more...)

Morning Report

Check out Royal Mail's new Vine for its bridge series: Morning Report
Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of stamp-collecting. (Read more...)