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New Stamps of the World: Pitcairn ‘Bounty’ films stamps Pitcairn stamps feature five ‘Bounty’ films
The Pitcairn Islands celebrated the 250th birth anniversary of Fletcher Christian by issuing five stamps Sept. 25 featuring actors who portrayed him in film versions of the tale of the mutiny on the HMS Bounty. (Read more...)

From the Scott Editors: Scott Classic specialized catalog Value for 1¢ Magenta among many changes in the 2015 Scott Classic specialized catalog
The 2015 edition of the Scott Classic Specialized Catalogue of Stamps and Covers 1840-1940 contains slightly more than 15,000 Classic-only value changes, more than double the total recorded last year. (Read more...)

U.S. Stamp Notes: Censored cover sent to Churchill Censored cover sent to Winston Churchill
One does not expect to see the name of an immortal such as Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (1874-1965) as the addressee on a common piece of mail, so I was surprised to see the cover shown here courtesy of an American dealer in United States postal history, based in England. (Read more...)

Wisconsin town honors living Medal of Honor recipient Wisconsin town honors living Medal of Honor recipient
Einar H. Ingman Jr., a Korean War Medal of Honor recipient, was honored Oct. 6 in Tomahawk, Wis. (Read more...)

London 2015 court of honor
The court of honor at the London 2015 Europhilex stamp exhibition will bring together outstanding items representing significant highlights of postal communications over the years, from the royal charter of 1635 that opened Great Britain’s Royal Mail to the public, to one of the 214 covers carried on the first manned moon landing in 1969. (Read more...)

Robert E. Lee signature franked cover at auction Robert E. Lee signature franked cover in Regency-Superior auction at Chicagopex
Regency-Superior of St. Louis is the official auctioneer for the Chicagopex 2014 stamp show taking place Nov. 21-23 at the Westin Chicago Northwest, 400 Park Blvd., Itasca, Ill. (Read more...)

Let’s not throw traditional stamps into the CSAC dumpster Let’s not throw traditional stamps into the CSAC dumpster
I am yesterday’s lunch in the world of creating United States postage stamps, but I still care deeply about their subjects and how they portray America. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Tips: The missing Jennies mystery The missing Jennies mystery
United States — The greatest mystery in modern U.S. stamp collecting is the case of the missing intentionally created upright variety of the $2 Jenny Invert pane. (Read more...)

Modern U.S. Mail: Invalid postage on domestic U.S. mail Invalid postage on domestic U.S. mail from 1954 to the present
I recently was asked whether, in 2000, special delivery stamps were valid as postage on Express Mail. (Read more...)

Classic Stamps of the World: 1921 Bulgarian stamp set Curious 1921 Bulgarian stamp set worth acquiring for its story
Why did Bulgaria honor an Irish-born correspondent for a British newspaper with not just one but nine stamps (Scott 171-79) on Dec. 31, 1921? (Read more...)

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