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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...)

Chinese rarities in Interasia’s Nov. 1-4 auction Chinese rarities among offerings in Interasia’s Nov. 1-4 auction
Interasia Auctions will conduct its next public auction Nov. 1-4 at the Excelsior Hotel in Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay. (Read more...)

APS Stampshow auctions sold classic and modern rarities APS Stampshow auctions sold classic and modern rarities
Not one but two major auctions took place during the American Philatelic Society’s annual Stampshow convention in Hartford, Conn., Aug. 20-23. Both sales were previewed in Linn’s Aug. 11 issue. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Tips: Canal Zone 1939 airmails set Canal Zone 1939 airmails set
Canal Zone — The Panama Canal was the greatest engineering feat of the early 20th century. I (Read more...)

Spanish sheet honors new king Spanish sheet honors new king
Spain issued a souvenir sheet Oct. 12 honoring the proclamation of Felipe VI as the king of Spain. (Read more...)

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