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The online, or eCatalogue, version of the 2015 Scott Classic Specialized Catalogue of Stamps and Covers 1840-1940 is now available for purchase. I (Read more...)

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Breaking Stamp News

Feldman sues estate of Qatari sheikh Feldman sues estate of Qatari sheikh who bid on du Pont's British Guiana stamps
The sheikh loved exotic parrots, Islamic art, expensive watches and rare stamps. (Read more...)

U.S. Stamps and Postal History

WWII Army yuletide greetings from the South West Pacific U.S. Stamp Notes: WWII Army yuletide greetings from the South West Pacific
The yuletide postcard presented here, front and back, recently crossed my desk. Canceled Dec. 8, 1944, it is a Christmas greeting from a United States Army enlisted man assigned to the Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 158th Infantry Regiment, at APO (Army Post Office) 928-2. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Insights

Iskowitz stamp artwork to be offered on eBay Iskowitz stamp artwork auction on eBay to be offered on eBay
Illustrator Joel Iskowitz, who has designed more than 2,000 postage stamps for 40 postal administrations, will offer three decades of his original artwork in an upcoming sale. (Read more...)

International Stamps and Postal History

The Magi celebrated on Jan. 6 and on Christmas stamps The Magi celebrated on Jan. 6 and on Christmas stamps
The arrival of the Magi, also known as the three kings or the wise men, at Bethlehem to worship the infant Jesus is traditionally celebrated on Jan. 6. (Read more...)

Postal News

PMG-designate Brennan will need friends on Capitol Hill
When Megan Brennan becomes the nation’s 74th postmaster general Feb. 1, she is likely to discover that one of her big challenges is making friends on Capitol Hill. (Read more...)

Editorial Insights

New book salutes our nation’s stamp collection New book 'Every Stamp Tells A Story' salutes our nation’s stamp collection
A copy of Every Stamp Tells a Story: The National Philatelic Collection recently landed on my desk. (Read more...)