US Stamps

01/19/2018

Second annual Brett cup competition in May celebrates the finest 20th-century exhibits

If you are not one of the 66 exhibitors eligible to enter, consider this motivation to do what it takes to get your exhibit to the required level for the future.

US Stamps

01/19/2018

Are engraved duck stamps gone for good? Week’s Most Read

Also this week, the USPS responded to the looming issue of it's shipping agreement with Amazon.

Auctions

01/18/2018

Brazil’s famous Bull’s Eyes bring record prices at Spink USA sale

Two highlights include the largest known multiple of the 1844 60-reis stamp on cover.

World Stamps

01/18/2018

Stamps picture mascots for Pyeongchang Olympics

Recent stamps from South Korea depict the mascots of the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

US Stamps

01/18/2018

Five Prexie stamps on soldier’s duffel bag tag

Insured mail tag that was once attached to a military duffel bag that traveled in 1951 from Camp Cooke, Calif., to Fort Monmouth, N.J.

Auctions

01/17/2018

InterAsia ends 2017 with sale of several high-priced lots

Interasia Auctions of Hong Kong conducted a four-day sale Dec. 4-7 containing several named collections, with dozens of lots bringing the equivalent of $50,000 or higher.

Postal Updates

01/17/2018

U.S. Postal Service tops Gallup poll favorite agency list once again

The U.S. Postal Service remains the most favorite federal agency with a 74 percent positive rating.

US Stamps

01/17/2018

Arizona federation’s Aripex show Feb. 16-18

The Arizona Federation of Stamp Clubs will present the 60th annual Aripex stamp show Feb. 16-18.

US Stamps

01/17/2018

ASDA winter show Feb. 9-11 in Florida; Flag stamp to debut

The American Stamp Dealers Association will present the ASDA Winter Postage Stamp Show Feb. 9-11 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

US Stamps

01/17/2018

Back-of-the-book collections an active project for collectors

The United States first issued Official stamps in 1873 for cabinet departments of the executive branch of government.

World Stamps

01/16/2018

La Poste celebrates 50 years fashion house Sonia Rykiel with new stamps

France's La Poste is continuing its tradition of having famous fashion designers or houses create the illustrations for its heart-shaped Love stamps.

World Stamps

01/16/2018

Does this Norman Rockwell sheet look familiar?

On Aug. 22, 2017, Antigua issued a set of three souvenir sheets highlighting paintings by American artist Norman Rockwell.

Postal Updates

01/16/2018

Postal Service breaks its silence on criticism of Amazon shipping agreement

The Postal Service recently responded to criticism of a delivery deal between the USPS and retail giant Amazon.

World Stamps

01/16/2018

Fashion designers among those depicted on six new stamps from Isle of Man

Cartor printed the stamps by offset in sheets of 12. They are scheduled to be issued Feb. 1.