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Breaking Stamp News

Celebrity Chefs stamp subjects revealed Celebrity Chefs stamp subjects revealed: Beard, Child, Chen, Lewis, Rojas-Lombardi
Five celebrity chefs will be honored Sept. 26 with a set of United States stamps: James Beard, Julia Child, Joyce Chen, Edna Lewis and Felipe Rojas-Lombardi. (Read more...)

U.S. Stamps and Postal History

War of 1812 series continues with Fort McHenry stamp War of 1812 series continues with new Fort McHenry stamp
The third United States commemorative stamp in a series marking the bicentennial of the War of 1812 will be issued Sept. 1 (Read more...)

Stamp Market Insights

Classic U.S., postal cards, more at Kelleher auction Classic U.S., postal cards, more at Kelleher auction Sept. 9-11
In a series of public auctions taking place Sept. 9-11, the Daniel F. Kelleher firm will present United States, British Commonwealth and worldwide stamps and postal history, along with a broad collection of U.S. (Read more...)

International Stamps and Postal History

Classic Stamps of the World: Norway Norway set was postage, but also fundraiser for explorer Amundsen
The design of Norway Scott 104-110, depicting a polar bear atop a very small ice floe and gazing at an airplane overhead, seems sadly modern. I (Read more...)

Postal News

Four CSAC appointees named
Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe has appointed four individuals to the United States Postal Service’s Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee, including two former members of the USPS board of governors: Carolyn Lewis, who served from 2004-10, and Katherine C. T (Read more...)

Editorial Insights

New monograph on 1918 Jenny airmails New monograph on 1918 Jenny airmails documents their first days of postal use
Collectors of the trio of United States 1918 Jenny airmail stamps (Scott C1-C3) will be pleased with a new monograph titled United States Airmail Stamps 1918 History and Analysis of First Day of Sale Postal Use. (Read more...)