US Stamps

11/16/2018

Hot Wheels first-day cover burns up the track: Inside Linn’s

Also this week, learn where to find Christmas stamp info online and explore classic stamps of Ecuador with Janet Klug.

Postal Updates

11/16/2018

Postal Service seeks changes in regulations to ease losses

USPS revealed a net loss of $3.9 billion for fiscal year 2018 at a Nov. 14 meeting with the temporary emergency committee of the Postal Service board of governors.

US Stamps

11/16/2018

Collecting outside the box via local postal ads

John M. Hotchner shares a local postal flyer circa 1974 promoting available philatelic products as possible Christmas gifts.

US Stamps

11/15/2018

Nov. 15 Jenny Invert sale sets record

Locked away in darkness for nearly a century, the mint condition error stamp entered the market with a bang at the Thursday afternoon Siegel auction.

US Stamps

11/15/2018

Status of U.S. no-die-cut press sheets: Week’s Most Read

Our most popular article this week was Jay Bigalke's update on the United States Postal Service's press sheets produced without die cuts.

World Stamps

11/13/2018

Cold weather stamps from Finland

The stamps show photographs of a swimmer taking a dip in a hole in the ice and a father and daughter ice fishing.

US Stamps

11/13/2018

United States 2016 nonprofit stamp is a sleeper

Most dealers and collectors have yet to notice that the “USA” and Star coil is not readily available in quantity.

US Stamps

11/13/2018

Betsy Ross stamp contest winners

Fake news, polka dots, and laundering instructions: Readers have fun with the Betsy Ross 1953 3¢ commemorative stamp.

World Stamps

11/13/2018

New Zealand cancellations return with a new look

New Zealand Post has resumed canceling stamps on mail with a new type of cancellation.

World Stamps

11/13/2018

U.N. souvenir sheets honor two stamp exhibitions

The 131st Veronafil stamp show in Verona, Italy, and Thailand's 2018 world stamp exhibition are featured.

World Stamps

11/13/2018

Stamps of Turkey, Belgium win Europa design contests

Both winning stamps depict bridges, the theme for the 2018 multi-nation Europa stamp series.

Postal Updates

11/12/2018

Military museum reopens, honors heroes with postmark

A Nov. 10 postmark honors those who sacrificed their lives in World War I.

World Stamps

11/10/2018

Royal Mail celebrates Prince Charles’ 70th birthday

Great Britain’s Royal Mail unveiled the design Nov. 10 for its souvenir sheet celebrating the 70th birthday of the Prince of Wales. The sheet is being issued Nov. 14, the prince’s birthday.

US Stamps

11/09/2018

Status of United States no-die-cut press sheets

Jay Bigalke has an update on the United States Postal Service's press sheets produced without die cuts.