U.S. Stamps and Postal History

Star-studded Maya Angelou forever stamp ceremony captured on Twitter Star-studded Maya Angelou forever stamp ceremony captured on Twitter
Twitter is full of great tweets from the Tuesday's Maya Angelou forever stamp issue ceremony in Washington, D.C. (Read more...)

Scott catalog lists some Circus souvenir sheet varieties Scott catalog lists some Circus souvenir sheet varieties
Detailed listings for imperforate varieties of the 2014 three-stamp Circus souvenir sheet were included in the Scott New Listings Update published in the April Linn’s Stamp News monthly magazine. (Read more...)

2 Inverted Jennies sold, eBay bidding war over solo cover reported: Week 2 Inverted Jennies sold, eBay bidding war over solo cover reported: Week's Most Read
It’s time to catch up on the week that was in stamp-collecting insights and news. (Read more...)

The Navy and the American Civil War:  A remembrance found on stamps The Navy and the American Civil War: A remembrance found on stamps
The guns of the American Civil War (known below the Mason-Dixon Line as the War Between the States) fell silent 150 years ago this month (Read more...)

Story of influential cover artist Dorothy Knapp told in new biography Story of influential cover artist Dorothy Knapp told in new biography
The following is a press release from Douglas Weisz: (Read more...)

Martin Ramirez stamp launch in New York captured on Twitter
The U.S. Postal Service's new stamp set featuring the artwork of Martin Ramirez was launched March 26 at the Ricco Maresca Gallery in New York City, and plenty of tweeters were on hand to capture and share moments from the ceremony (Read more...)

Oprah Winfrey, Andrew Young at April 7 Angelou ceremony Oprah Winfrey, Andrew Young at April 7 Angelou ceremony
Actress and television personality Oprah Winfrey will join Ambassador Andrew Young and Postmaster General Megan Brennan for the April 7 first-day ceremony welcoming the Maya Angelou forever stamp. (Read more...)

Two press sheet varieties sell out quickly
Press sheets without die cuts for the United States Civil War 1865 issue and the Gifts of Friendship Dogwood and Cherry Blossom issue have sold out during the preorder period before the stamps were issued. (Read more...)

June 26 issue date for $25 federal duck stamp June 26 issue date for $25 federal duck stamp
The 2015-16 $25 Ruddy Ducks federal duck stamp will be issued June 26 in Memphis, Tenn. (Read more...)

New Water Lilies stamped forever envelopes to debut at ASDA Spring Postage Stamp Show New Water Lilies stamped forever envelopes to debut at ASDA Spring Postage Stamp Show
On April 17 the United States Postal Service will issue two varieties of  (Read more...)

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