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Breaking Stamp News

Stamp and cover theft in Houston
The American Stamp Dealers Association has reported the July 22 theft of stamps and covers from a Houston, Texas, home. (Read more...)

U.S. Stamps and Postal History

U.S. Stamp Notes: 1930s mail theft in Texas Messy envelope recovered from 1930s mail theft in Texas
Who would bother with a wretched and obviously dirty and damaged cover like the one shown here in Figure 1? Well, my friend Stephen Taylor, an American stamp dealer who lives in England, marked it as one I would want because of the letter that goes with it. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Insights

Stamp Market Tips: Cuban special delivery stamp Cuban special delivery stamp
Cuba — Cuba is the largest and second-most populated island in the Caribbean Sea. (Read more...)

International Stamps and Postal History

Stamps Down Under: Australia’s airmail stamps Cracking the complexities of Australia’s airmail stamps
Collecting airmail stamps used to be an extraordinarily popular specialty, and it is still enjoyed by many collectors. F (Read more...)

Postal News

Neil Armstrong birthplace honors 1969 moon landing Neil Armstrong birthplace honors 1969 moon landing
Wapakoneta, Ohio, the birthplace of Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong, celebrated the 45th anniversary of the first moon landing with a July 20 event during the city’s annual Moon Festival. (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...)