news10 modern-era examples of when expertizing is not needed
August 31, 2016 01:00 PMAfter discussing 10 instances from the first hundred years of United States philately in which expertizing is not essential to a finding that the stamp in question is or is not a genuinely scarce item, John Hotchner presents 10 items from the past 70 years.
newsMillard Fillmore’s sparse stamp legacy, Clinton and Trump’s new stamps: Week’s Most Read
August 26, 2016 09:15 AMAlso this week, we reported on a post office that was caught up in a massive California wildfire, a new proposal for a Gold Star Families stamp, and an impromptu first-day ceremony in Virginia.
newsAmerican First Day Cover Society hosts ceremony for Patriotic Spiral stamps in Virginia
August 19, 2016 04:41 PMThe American First Day Cover Society wasn’t supposed to have a first-day ceremony to open its 2016 Americover show in Falls Church, Va., Aug. 19. But when the United States Postal Service announced Aug. 3 that it was going to issue a 10-stamp booklet and a coil of 10,000 of its new Patriotic Spiral forever stamp in the Washington suburb that day, Chris Lazaroff, chairman of the show, moved into action.
newsWorld Stamp Show-NY 2016 pledges $100,000 donation to Boston 2026
August 12, 2016 07:00 AMWade Saadi, president of World Stamp Show-NY 2016, and Steven J. Rod, the show’s vice president, made the announcement during the Aug. 4 Tiffany Dinner at American Philatelic Society Stampshow 2016 in Portland, Ore.