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Vol. 5 of the 2015 Scott standard catalog available More than 6,000 Russian value changes in Vol. 5 of the 2015 Scott standard catalog
Russia, Rwanda, St. Kitts and Samoa are some of the countries with significant value activity in Vol. 5 of the 2015 Scott Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue, which includes listings and stamp values for countries of the world N through Samoa. (Read more...)

Canada Post announces 2015 stamp program Canada Post announces 2015 program; subjects include FIFA Women’s World Cup
Women’s World Cup soccer, dinosaurs and Sir John A. Macdonald are among the subjects slated to appear on Canadian stamps in 2015. Several familiar stamp series will return next year as well. (Read more...)

U.N. stamps to celebrate family farming U.N. stamps to celebrate family farming
Six United Nations stamps to be issued Aug. 21 commemorate the International Year of Family Farming. The set is called Cultivating Hope. (Read more...)

Former PMG quits CSAC; says committee might not be needed
Former postmaster general Benjamin F. Bailar has resigned from the Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee, questioning the value of continuing a panel that has guided United States stamp policy since 1957. (Read more...)

USPS to auction football-themed items starting Aug. 4
The United States Postal Service will auction philatelic products Aug. 4-10 through its eBay store at www.ebay.com/stamps. (Read more...)

Medal of Honor: Korean War stamps dedicated July 26 Medal of Honor: Korean War stamps dedicated July 26 with Korean blessings at Arlington
The United States Postal Service dedicated its Medal of Honor: Korean War forever stamps in a solemn ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery that almost resembled a joint stamp issue with the Republic of Korea. (Read more...)

Hudson River School forever stamps Aug. 21 Hudson River School forever stamps Aug. 21
Four Hudson River School paintings will grace new stamps in the United States Postal Service’s American Treasures series. The stamps will be issued Aug. 21 in Hartford, Conn., during the American Philatelic Society’s Stampshow. (Read more...)

U.S. Stamp Notes: Early examples of U.S. disinfected mail Early examples of U.S. disinfected mail; information sought on 1925 postcard marking
The usual means of identifying a piece of United States mail that in the early part of the 20th century had been exposed to disease and then subjected to a disinfecting process is to see a “disinfected” handstamp. P (Read more...)

Topics and Themes: Guitars on United States stamps Guitars on United States stamps celebrate the broad range, variety of American music
The Jimi Hendrix forever stamp issued March 13 (Scott 4880) is the latest United States stamp to include a guitar in the design. (Read more...)

New Stamps of the World: Underwater post offices Stamps feature underwater post offices in the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans
Underwater post offices of yesterday and today are featured on two recent stamp issues. (Read more...)

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