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Winter Fun stamps at ASDA stamp show Oct. 23 Winter Fun stamps at ASDA stamp show Oct. 23
Four activities that make winter enjoyable are depicted on four United States stamps to be issued Oct. 23 in New York City. (Read more...)

Art director Howard Paine preferred bold, simple designs Art director Howard Paine preferred bold, simple designs
Editor’s Note: Howard E. Paine, who died Sept. 13 at age 85, was a United States Postal Service art director who oversaw the designing of more than 400 U.S. (Read more...)

Mystic sells Inverted Jenny plate block Mystic sells Inverted Jenny plate block; purchase price ‘north of $4.8 million’
In a startling move, Donald J. Sundman, the president of Mystic Stamp Co., announced Oct. 7 that his firm has sold the unique Inverted Jenny plate block to an anonymous buyer for a sum specified as “around $5 million,” according to Sundman. (Read more...)

Fall, winter months are an excellent time to spend organizing your stamp collection
As I write, we are on the cusp of October here in west-central Ohio. (Read more...)

‘The 2014 Stamp Yearbook’ debuts Dec. 10 Circus press sheets planned; ‘The 2014 Stamp Yearbook’ debuts Dec. 10
The 2014 Stamp Yearbook published by the United States Postal Service will debut nationwide Dec. 10, according to USPS spokesman Mark Saunders. (Read more...)

American exhibitors do well at St. Pierre and Miquelon show
Exhibitors from the United States did well in the stamp exhibition held Sept. 24-28 at St. Pierre and Miquelon under the auspices of the Inter-American Federation of Philately (FIAF). T (Read more...)

McGowan replaced as stamp chief; Tackett acting manager McGowan replaced as stamp chief; Tackett new acting manager
Susan McGowan, a public relations executive who was named head of the United States Postal Service’s stamp program in December 2012, has been replaced, a USPS spokesman confirmed Oct. 8. (Read more...)

Britain issued stamps Oct. 14 honoring prime ministers Britain issued eight stamps Oct. 14 honoring prime ministers
Eight of Great Britain’s 53 prime ministers are commemorated on stamps issued Oct. 14 by Royal Mail. (Read more...)

Canada issues 32 stamps Oct. 3 to honor NHL teams, stars Canada issues 32 stamps Oct. 3 to honor NHL teams, stars
Canada Post issued a set of stamps Oct. 3 honoring the seven Canada-based National Hockey League teams, and star defense­men from the original six NHL teams. (Read more...)

ASDA celebrates 100th year at Oct. 23-26 show ASDA celebrates 100th year at Oct. 23-26 show
Ushering in its 65th anniversary National Postage Stamp Show, the American Stamp Dealers Association will unveil a new era in its fall New York event with an array of firsts. (Read more...)

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