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Cheryl Ganz named to Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee
Cheryl R. Ganz, who retired at the end of February from her position as chief curator of philately for the Smithsonian National Postal Museum, has been appointed to the United States Postal Service’s Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee.
New A Flag for All Seasons variety likely
Another new variety of the United States A Flag for All Seasons forever stamp set will be issued soon, though no issue date has been set.
Jimi Hendrix forever stamp makes early appearance
The Jimi Hendrix stamp arrived onstage early: The stamp expected March 13 appeared on mail postmarked March 8.
Postal Service corrects quantity of Lincoln press sheets produced
United States Postal Service officials have revised the number of press sheets created for the 21¢ Abraham Lincoln stamp issued Feb. 12.
Bidders lining up for famed 1¢ Magenta
The much anticipated June 17 auction of the famed British Guiana 1856 1¢ Magenta is already generating interest among potential bidders.
Great Britain’s Remarkable Lives set honors 10 notable people
Great Britain’s Royal Mail celebrates the achievements of 10 people born in 1914 on its Remarkable Lives stamps to be issued March 25. A
Flags of Our Nation series off sale March 31; introduction of forever stamps slowed sales
The 60-stamp United States Flags of Our Nation coil stamp series (Scott 4273-4332) will go off sale March 31.
Reflections on a decade of showcasing philatelic treasures
By Cheryl Ganz
New plate prefix for Purple Heart pane
Plate number collectors have something new to look for: a different prefix letter for the 2012 United States Purple Heart forever stamp (Scott 4704) issued in a pane of 20.
Alaska bypass mail program: creating division in the House
Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, just wanted to make sure he understood the dispute over “bypass mail.”
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