newsThree collectors who have made ‘profound impact’ to receive Smithsonian Philatelic Achievement Award
June 22, 2016 03:58 PMThe Smithsonian Philatelic Achievement Award was established in 2002 to honor and celebrate living individuals for outstanding lifetime achievement in the field of philately.
newsThe ‘wandering sun’ variety found on the 1973 8¢ Copernicus stamp: U.S. Stamp Notes
June 08, 2016 12:09 AMThe 8¢ Copernicus commemorative of 1973 (Scott 1488) features a simple design: a basic black drawing of the great man holding his model of the sun (in yellow-orange) as the center of our solar system.