World Stamps

08/14/2018

Plan to attend Stockholmia show

One of the big philatelic events of the decade, Stockholmia 2019, is on the horizon and if you want to attend, now is the time to start making plans.

World Stamps

08/14/2018

Famous Bombay cover featured on Czech sheet

A new Czech Republic souvenir sheet shows one of the stamp hobby’s greatest rarities, the Bombay cover. Franked with two of the Mauritius 1847 1-penny Post Office stamps (Scott 1), the 1850 cover is addressed to Bombay, India.

Auctions

08/14/2018

Saar rarity to auction Sept. 1

The Christoph Gaertner auction firm will offer a rare Saar 1920 20-mark brown King Ludwig III stamp used on piece.

US Stamps

08/13/2018

World War I stamp ceremony

With a musical backdrop by the American Legion Band playing Kansas City, the United States Postal Service dedicated its World War I stamp.

World Stamps

08/10/2018

Saudi Arabia Official stamp issue of 1961: Inside Linn’s

In this issue, you'll also find a recap of the recently wrapped Americover 2018 in Georgia, a stamp mixture review and more.

US Stamps

08/09/2018

Finding town cancels to match your name

For those who would like to personalize their collection or create a present for a friend, preparing covers with town cancellations reflecting someone’s name is both a conversation piece and a gift no else will give. 

World Stamps

08/09/2018

Final set of Canada Post’s feathered friends available

The third and final installment of Canada Post’s Birds series shows five different feathered creatures in flight.

US Stamps

08/09/2018

U.S. Magic souvenir sheet will have lenticular action: Week’s Most Read

Also, stamps that look like errors, but aren't; Marianne the Engaged; Washington stamp flat-pale printing; and more.

US Stamps

08/09/2018

APS, library boards hear strategic plan progress report

Improvements are evident in many areas, including finances, the APS executive director noted, but declining membership remains an issue.

World Stamps

08/08/2018

Ten stamps from Royal Mail honor 250th anniversary of Cook's ‘Endeavour’ expedition

Stamps celebrate a journey that resulted in contact with eastern Australia, a detailed mapping of New Zealand and observation of the transit of Venus.

US Stamps

08/08/2018

Poinsettia global forever stamp to be issued on a Sunday

The nondenominated ($1.15) stamp will be issued in a pane of 10 on Aug. 26; no first-day ceremony is planned.

Postal Updates

08/07/2018

Columbus stamp show cancellations: dragons, castles and more

The United States Postal Service will offer a different pictorial cancellation for each day of the American Philatelic Society Stampshow 2018.

US Stamps

08/07/2018

Tip of the week: Card proofs of the 1873 Departmental Official stamps

Card proofs are ever popular with specialist collectors of U.S. stamps. Here's one to look for.

World Stamps

08/07/2018

New French definitive series presents Marianne the Engaged

The single vertical design for this issue is a new portrait of Marianne, the cherished national symbol of liberty for the French Republic.