newsElements of history featured throughout May 29 first-day ceremony for Repeal of the Stamp Act stamp at World Stamp Show-NY 2016
May 30, 2016 09:42 AMThe United States Postal Service introduced its new Repeal of the Stamp Act forever stamp with an 11 a.m. first-day ceremony during World Stamp Show-NY 2016.
newsCelebrating the Alaska statehood vote: U.S. Stamp Notes
May 19, 2016 05:32 PMThe cover shown nearby was sent on June 30, 1958, from Petersburg, Alaska, to Olympia, Wash. Either the sender or someone in the post office where it was deposited handstamped “Statehood voted” on the envelope to celebrate E.L. Bob Bartlett.
newsSiegel unwraps Inverted Jenny website filled with research and data
May 17, 2016 05:00 PMRobert A. Siegel Auction Galleries has developed a terrific new online reference site devoted to the Inverted Jenny: the rare 1918 24¢ carmine and blue airmail error stamp that shows the Curtiss Jenny airplane in the central vignette flying upside down.
newsU.S. classic stamp designs reappear on Classics Forever set
May 13, 2016 01:55 PMAs part of its seven-day series of new stamp issues for World Stamp Show-NY 2016, the United States Postal Service is reaching back to the 19th century to recreate six stamps in a set it is calling Classics Forever.
newsNatural scenery, beautiful sights on National Parks set of 16 to be issued June 2
May 13, 2016 08:55 AMSixteen national parks from across the United States are featured in a new stamp pane being issued June 2. A first-day ceremony for the set will take place at 11 a.m. during World Stamp Show-NY 2016 at the Javits Center in New York City.
news1923 Martha Washington coil joint-line pair: Tip of the Week
May 12, 2016 08:53 AMAlthough plentiful in the grade of fine-very fine and in unused hinged condition, this joint-line pair is surprisingly difficult to find in the grade of very fine and in mint never-hinged condition with fresh gum and without defects.
news1766 repeal of the Stamp Act is celebrated with a stamp of its own
May 06, 2016 12:57 AMThe new stamp marks the 250th anniversary of the repeal of the Stamp Act, described by the Postal Service as “British legislation that galvanized and united the American colonies and set them on a path toward revolution.”