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Breaking Stamp News

Janis Joplin stamp ceremony tickets Janis Joplin stamp ceremony tickets
The United States Postal Service is offering a limited number of complimentary general admission tickets for collectors who would like to attend the Aug. 8 first-day ceremony for the Janis Joplin forever stamp. (Read more...)

U.S. Stamps and Postal History

New coil error from three unseparated rolls New coil error from three unseparated rolls; discovery bought online from Illinois seller
A vertical block of six of the 2014 United States Star-Spangled Banner forever coil stamps, missing the horizontal slits that normally separate the stamps into individual coil rolls, was reported to Linn’s by reader Robert Thompson of Texas. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Insights

Stamp Market Tips: U.S. 37¢ Flag stamp Hunt for U.S. Flag variety
United States — Beginning in 2002, the U.S. Postal Service issued 37¢ Flag stamps in a variety of formats produced by a number of different printers (Scott 3629F-3637). (Read more...)

International Stamps and Postal History

Asia Philately: People’s Republic of China Collecting People’s Republic of China: It’s all in the numbers
Over the course of eight years, the prices of a great many mint, never-hinged sets and souvenir sheets issued by the People’s Republic of China from 1949 to 1980 have increased 500 percent. (Read more...)

Postal News

Museum offers app to unlock content, videos
The Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum is inviting its visitors to navigate through an alternate reality. (Read more...)

Editorial Insights

Amos Press name change to Amos Media reflects need to embrace the digital age
Effective July 1, Amos Press Inc. officially changes its name to Amos Media Company. (Read more...)