May 27, 2016 03:48 PMTools for letter writing; Croatian inventions; Israeli printing achievements: New Stamps of the World Since 1979, Japan has celebrated Letter Writing Day on July 23 by issuing stamps for the day. This year’s stamps show some of the tools you may need when writing letters by hand.
May 27, 2016 09:49 AMStamps from Great Britain to feature Pink Floyd album covers, performances Great Britain will honor the rock band Pink Floyd on 10 stamps to be issued July 7. Six of them will feature album covers, and the other four will reproduce photographs of the band in concert.
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.