World Stamps

05/26/2018

Australia Post dedicates stamp set to silo art

The stamps represent a small-size tribute to the life-size murals painted on grain silos — art projects that have been revitalizing Australian towns over the past three years.

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US Stamps

05/26/2018

Ohio Colopex show June 15 and 16

The Columbus Philatelic Club will present the Colopex stamp show June 15-16 at the St. Andrew-Nugent Parish Hall, 1899 McCoy Road in Columbus, Ohio.

World Stamps

05/25/2018

Netherlands’ summer issue captures insects

Emerald damselfly, diadem spider, small copper butterfly and more grace the PostNL set of stamps celebrating summer.

US Stamps

05/25/2018

USPS embraces fancy printing techniques, receives positive press

There is a vast number of innovative printing techniques available, and it seems like the USPS is going down the list and incorporating them into stamps.

Postal Updates

05/25/2018

Recent U.S. postmarks incorporate themes of summer, fundraising

The American Cancer Society has sponsored a special postmark for its June 2 Relay for Life in Rock Falls, Ill.

US Stamps

05/25/2018

More details released for first U.S. scratch-and-sniff stamps

The 10 different stamp designs are watercolor illustrations, and each show two refreshing, colorful treats on a stick set against a white background.

US Stamps

05/25/2018

Secret Service visits Czyl’s Penny Post: Inside Linn's

Also included in this issue: a look at an odd use of the customs collection process and more.

US Stamps

05/25/2018

Two 1950 covers show free forwarding of merchant mariner mail

In 1950, the Post Office Department allowed mail sent to a merchant marine crew member whose ship had sailed before receipt to be forwarded without additional cost.

US Stamps

05/25/2018

Frozen Treats stamps will feature scratch and sniff: Week’s Most Read

Also this week, covers from stamp dealers are capturing more attention.

World Stamps

05/24/2018

Original artwork commissioned for Royal Academy of Arts stamp set

Royal Mail will issue the six stamps commemorating 250 years of the academy June 5.

World Stamps

05/24/2018

Stamp celebrates German architect’s remarkable achievements

The commemorative stamp depicts buildings and products designed by Peter Behrens (1868-1940).

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.

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.