October 12, 2016 01:00 PMYou may not have heard of Quelimane, but its stamps are worth getting to know Today Quelimane is the administrative capital of the Zambezia Province in Mozambique on the east coast of Africa. A seaport founded by Muslim slavers and traders, it is the oldest city in Mozambique. It was ruled by the Kilwa Sultanate until the Portuguese replaced them in the 16th century.
October 09, 2016 07:00 PMCanada’s commemorative envelopes, a collectible innovation Although they’ve been around at least since the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada’s commemorative envelopes have slowly become collector’s items that are worth your attention if you like Canadian stamps and covers.
October 05, 2016 05:00 PMUnited Nations issues souvenir sheets for wildlife conference The United Nations Postal Administration issued 12 stamps Sept. 24, the opening day of a world wildlife conference in Johannesburg, South Africa. Called Eye on Africa, this stamp set features endangered animals and plants from that continent.
October 05, 2016 03:00 PMLong-awaited reorganization of volumes makes Scott Standard catalogs easier to use Beginning with the 2018 edition, we will split each volume of the Scott Standard catalogs into two volumes, A and B. This change alone represents a reduction in weight for each book by almost 50 percent, making the catalogs easier than ever to reference, transport and store.