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Groceries by mail: Postal Service wants to test the idea Groceries by mail: Postal Service wants to test the idea
The United States Postal Service is planning to test its ability to deliver groceries the morning after they have been ordered from a supermarket. (Read more...)

The value of observation in expertizing The value of observation in expertizing: Is it real or fake?
I am often asked if such-and-such an item should be submitted for expertizing. The default answer is “yes,” but there are three general exceptions. (Read more...)

Stamp show hosts new global forever stamp issue Oct. 23 Stamp show hosts new global forever stamp issue Oct. 23
The United States Postal Service will issue its fourth global forever stamp nationwide on Oct. 23 with a ceremony in New York City. (Read more...)

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...)

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