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Breaking Stamp News

Fall ASDA 100th anniversary show Oct. 23-26 with 234 frames of exhibits to be judged
Under the direction of experienced international-level philatelists Colin Fraser and Stanley Piller, the Fall 2014 American Stamp Dealers Association National Postage Stamp Show in New York City will feature a 234-frame competitive exhibition that will be judged exclusively using international evaluation standards. (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

Stamp Market Tips: Look for D-rate U.S. Official Look for D-rate U.S. Official
United States — The United States Postal Service began its long-running Great Seal of the United States Official Mail series in 1983. (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

Donahoe turns to trusted friends for stamp committee Donahoe turns to trusted friends for stamp committee
Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe has responded to one of his predecessor’s sharp criticisms about the Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee with his latest choices for the panel. (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...)