May 19, 2016 05:32 PMCelebrating the Alaska statehood vote: U.S. Stamp Notes The cover shown nearby was sent on June 30, 1958, from Petersburg, Alaska, to Olympia, Wash. Either the sender or someone in the post office where it was deposited handstamped “Statehood voted” on the envelope to celebrate E.L. Bob Bartlett.
May 19, 2016 07:58 AMMembers of Congress urge USPS to issue stamp for Japanese Americans who served during World War II The petition pointed out that while thousands of Japanese Americans were forcibly removed from their homes on the Pacific Coast, more than 30,000 volunteered to serve in the military.
May 17, 2016 05:00 PMSiegel unwraps Inverted Jenny website filled with research and data Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries has developed a terrific new online reference site devoted to the Inverted Jenny: the rare 1918 24¢ carmine and blue airmail error stamp that shows the Curtiss Jenny airplane in the central vignette flying upside down.
May 13, 2016 01:55 PMU.S. classic stamp designs reappear on Classics Forever set As part of its seven-day series of new stamp issues for World Stamp Show-NY 2016, the United States Postal Service is reaching back to the 19th century to recreate six stamps in a set it is calling Classics Forever.