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EBay ends stamp oversight program; Linn’s digital delivery two days earlier
reported last week that eBay, the giant online commerce site, decided to shutter its popular oversight programs that helped identify and remove problematic stamp listings.
Amos Press name change to Amos Media reflects need to embrace the digital age
Effective July 1, Amos Press Inc. officially changes its name to Amos Media Company.
First upright Jenny Invert pane to be sold blows away editor’s market speculation
When it became known that the United States Postal Service had intentionally printed 100 $2 Jenny Invert panes of six with the plane flying upright, I and others began speculating about potential market value.
Enjoy stamp collecting as a hobby, not an investment
Stamps have been in the news a fair bit of late.
1856 1¢ Magenta of British Guiana finds new collector owner after 34 years
After months of hype and anticipation, the fate of the world’s most valuable stamp was decided in a matter of minutes June 17 at the Sotheby’s auction gallery in New York City.
Stellar Brandon CSA collection, long hidden, reveals its beauty to a new generation
To say that Ralph Brandon had a passion for collecting the stamps and postal history of the Confederate States of America is an understatement.
Collectors Club of Chicago publishes new book on development of postage dues
Harry K. Charles has pursued United States postage due stamps with passion and zeal for many decades.
Everyone benefits from greater public involvement in the stamp process
asked recently retired Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee member Cary R. B
Secure future for stamp collecting means developing, nurturing new stamp dealers
We receive with great regularity letters from readers who lament the graying of the hobby. With each passing year, they remind us, the average stamp collector is getting older.
Stamp expertizing: more than just identification
John Hotchner’s periodic
U.S. Stamp Notes articles on the subject of expertizing, as well as Editor Charles Snee’s desire to see more articles in
on this important subject, prompts me to contribute a synopsis of the expertizing process.
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