April 23, 2017 02:00 PMTell us what the submarine commander on this stamp might be thinking Your challenge for the May cartoon caption contest. Put yourself at the periscope on the 29¢ Officer at Periscope stamp from the 1994 Road to Victory pane of 10 that was part of the World War II series.
April 22, 2017 02:00 PMFinlandia 2017 souvenir sheet celebrates philatelist jeweler Agathon Faberge Collectors from more than 40 countries will participate in this exhibition, being held under Federation of European Philatelic Associations (FEPA) patronage and with International Federation of Philately (FIP) recognition.
April 21, 2017 09:00 AM2012 Four Flag coil stamps counterfeited, rare Jefferson stamp heads to auction: Week’s Most Read In other top stories, we learn it took quite some time for John Jay, the first chief justice of the Supreme Court, to appear on a U.S. stamp, and a new Flag For All Seasons coil error was sold on eBay.
April 19, 2017 07:00 PMThe fiery 1910 train crash behind a ‘Delayed in Wreck’ postal marking Unless there was major loss of human life, it’s frequently difficult to ferret out much information about an incident — and that’s if we’re lucky enough to have some sort of auxiliary marking connected with an event. Such is the case with the postcard illustrated nearby.
April 14, 2017 07:30 PMFour Flags coil stamps latest issue to be counterfeited; one bogus version more convincing than its competitor Of the two counterfeit versions of the Sennett-produced Four Flags coil stamps, one is a crude, easily spotted mimic of the genuine issue, while the other is a dead-on lookalike that would fool many collectors.