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New Canadian stamp features World War II homefront photo New Canadian stamp features World War II homefront photo
Canada Post issued its Wait for Me Daddy nondenominated (85¢) permanent-rate stamp Oct. 4 in a booklet of 10 and a souvenir sheet of five. Two nondenominated ($2.50) international-rate picture postal cards also were issued. (Read more...)

Linn’s U.S. Stamp Market Index - October 2014 Linn’s U.S. Stamp Market Index - October 2014
Prices for United States stamps in the grade of fine-very fine, the general grade used with this index, remained fairly steady over the last three months, with a minimal decrease noted. (Read more...)

Dollar-Sign Stamps: $2 Circus souvenir sheet Buying a $2 Circus souvenir sheet can set you back $64.95
The United States Postal Service’s annual stamp yearbooks are a convenient, if somewhat pricey, means for obtaining most of the commemorative stamps issued in a given year. (Read more...)

Scott U.S. Specialized eCatalogue available
The online, or eCatalogue, version of the 2015 Scott Specialized Catalogue of United States Stamps and Covers is now available for purchase. A complete review of the U.S. market yielded more than 7,800 value changes spread throughout the catalog. (Read more...)

Asia Philately: Collecting specialized China Collecting specialized China, and finding unexpected value
There comes a time when a collector reaches out for a handbook to find a more fulsome explanation than he has at hand. (Read more...)

USPS out of 2014 Poinsettia; retailers should have more USPS sold out of 2014 Poinsettia, but retailers should have more
The United States Postal Service has exhausted its supply of 2014-date Poinsettia stamps issued Aug. 21 in a convertible-booklet pane of 20. But collectors who haven’t added the new variety to their collection shouldn’t panic just yet. (Read more...)

New British stamps picture outdoor Christmas traditions New British stamps picture outdoor Christmas traditions
Great Britain’s new Christmas stamps feature artwork by American illustrator Andrew Bannecker. (Read more...)

Save Vanishing Species semipostal returned to sale Oct. 14 Save Vanishing Species semipostal returned to sale Oct. 14
The United States Save Vanishing Species semipostal stamp (Scott B4) has returned to sale at post offices nationwide. (Read more...)

Multiple postmarks commemorate Fort McHenry bicentennial Multiple postmarks commemorate Fort McHenry bicentennial
Collectors of War of 1812 postmarks will have plenty to pursue with the latest group of postmarks offered by the Baltimore, Md., post office. (Read more...)

APS board considering loan to library for building project
The American Philatelic Society board of directors is making plans for the $1.3 million gift left to the society by 25-year APS member Walter Weber, who died May 23. (Read more...)

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