US Stamps

02/24/2018

Cleveland’s March Party show March 22-24

The show also will feature the annual convention of the United Postal Stationery Society, which was founded in 1945.

US Stamps

02/23/2018

Bioluminescent life stamps' first-day ceremony

Ten dazzling forever stamps unveiled at Feb. 22 dedication in Florida.

US Stamps

02/23/2018

Unintentional event cover found: Inside Linn's

Also in this issue are a stamp mixture purchase review and an article explaining what British counterfeits mean for collectors.

US Stamps

02/23/2018

Ameristamp Expo show in Birmingham opens

Ameristamp Expo 2018, the annual winter stamp show and American Philatelic Society convention, is underway in Birmingham, Ala.

Auctions

02/23/2018

Siegel International offers rare Canada, France March 13

A rare philatelic hat trick will be offered by Robert A. Siegel International March 13 when it presents the Calgary collection of Canada.

US Stamps

02/23/2018

Celebrating Fred Rogers March 23 with a forever stamp and 50 years of ‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’ show

The stamp celebrates both Rogers and the groundbreaking television series he created and hosted for 33 years.

US Stamps

02/23/2018

Spellman Museum readies for sixth annual postal history symposium

The symposium will take place May 3 on the campus of Regis College (College Hall 202) in Weston, Mass., starting at 9:30 a.m.

Auctions

02/23/2018

Scandinavian rarities, worldwide classics in March 15-17 Postiljonen auction

The Swedish firm celebrates its 50th anniversary with a special anniversary auction of Scandinavian and worldwide material March 15-17.

US Stamps

02/23/2018

Imperforate 2013 Jenny pane pops up at the APS: Week’s Most Read

Also this week, consignment and antique shops continue to be philatelic goldmines — if you're patient.

US Stamps

02/22/2018

Mr. ZIP graces stamp-related memorabilia

Mr. ZIP made his first appearance in 1963 to promote the use of five-digit Zone Improvement Program (ZIP) codes to speed mail service throughout the United States.

US Stamps

02/22/2018

St. Louis Stamp Expo to take place over St. Patrick’s Day weekend

The convening societies are the Polonus Philatelic Society and Scouts on Stamps Society International.

Postal Updates

02/22/2018

Amazon’s new threat to delivery services via the U.S. Postal Service

The market has forgotten the impact on the biggest shipper for the Seattle-based retailer Amazon: the U.S. Postal Service.

World Stamps

02/21/2018

Interesting Dominican Republic Hurricane Relief stamps a good buy

The market for stamps from most Latin American countries has been on the upswing. One of the more popular countries is the Dominican Republic.

Postal Updates

02/21/2018

Flats Sequencing System continues to be a Postal Service headache

A piece of machinery that the United States Postal Service thought would be the answer to the high costs of handling large envelopes — the Flats Sequencing System— is continuing to be a big headache for the agency.