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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

Christmas Magi stamp to be issued Nov. 19 Christmas Magi stamp to be issued Nov. 19
Continuing its annual tradition of issuing Christmas stamps, the United States Postal Service will debut its Christmas Magi special forever stamp Nov. 19 in Washington, D.C. (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

New Stamps of the World: Pitcairn ‘Bounty’ films stamps Pitcairn stamps feature five ‘Bounty’ films
The Pitcairn Islands celebrated the 250th birth anniversary of Fletcher Christian by issuing five stamps Sept. 25 featuring actors who portrayed him in film versions of the tale of the mutiny on the HMS Bounty. (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...)