US Stamps

05/23/2018

Zeigler chosen as new APS president

In a May 23 telephone meeting, the American Philatelic Society board of directors named Bob Zeigler to replace departing president Mick Zais.

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US Stamps

05/23/2018

Designer of first U.S. Love stamp passes away

Robert Indiana used his own bold text-based artwork to design the first Love stamp in 1973.

World Stamps

05/23/2018

Israeli inventions, innovations highlighted on anniversary stamp

The stamp design represents Israeli achievements in various fields and symbolizes its culture and achievements in sports.

US Stamps

05/23/2018

1¢ Franklin postcard commemorates Japan-Russia Peace Conference of 1905

Turning over a postcard is always a wise move. In the postcard shown here, the address side is ordinary.

World Stamps

05/22/2018

Yemen Coffee Plant stamp in demand

The stamp commemorates the centenary of the founding of the Inter-Parliamentary Union.

World Stamps

05/22/2018

New Zealand announces Royal Wedding stamps shortly after the ceremony

Just hours after the May 19 royal wedding, New Zealand Post revealed stamps showing photographs from the ceremony at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle.

World Stamps

05/22/2018

Science and art commingle on new stamps from Greece

The stamps' microscopic art brings to mind flowers, a butterfly, a heart, a wreath and a deer.

US Stamps

05/21/2018

Scratch-and-sniff U.S. stamps coming June 20

The Frozen Treats set of 10 U.S. stamps scheduled to be issued June 20 will be treated with a scratch-and-sniff feature that releases a sweet scent.

US Stamps

05/21/2018

Two U.S. nuclear-powered ships named ‘Savannah’

The cover for the launching of NS Savannah is franked with the 1944 3¢ depicting the steamship of the same name, plus the 1955 3¢ Atoms for Peace issue (Scott 1070).

US Stamps

05/21/2018

Thinking outside the auction publicity box; Siegel pitches William H. Gross story to writers

Not only will such articles benefit the sales, but publicity for stamp collecting in the popular press is a great win for the hobby, too.

Postal Updates

05/20/2018

Date meets ZIP of Iowa town with remarkable high school baseball history

The cancel honors the town’s impressive high school baseball team, which played its last inning of baseball in 1991 when the school closed its doors.

World Stamps

05/19/2018

U.N. pane of 10 honors Shota Rustaveli and his epic 12th-century poem

The UN Postal Administration will issue a pane of 10 stamps and 10 labels May 26 honoring Shota Rustaveli, the national poet of the country of Georgia.

World Stamps

05/18/2018

Canada Post celebrates the country’s most beloved sport on new stamp

The commemorative for the 100th anniversary of the tournament features a hockey player from days of old facing off against a modern-day player.

World Stamps

05/18/2018

Republic of Chad collecting: Inside Linn’s

Also included in this issue: The Stamp Forum, an APS gold-award winning website; and a disappointing Kitchen Table Philately mixture.