World Stamps

07/17/2018

Royal presents medals in June

The Royal Philatelic Society London recognizes outstanding achievements by awarding a number of medals each year.

US Stamps

07/17/2018

Sept. 13 ceremony for First Responders stamp

A postal tribute to emergency responders will be issued in Montana Sept. 13 at the U.S. Forest Service’s Aerial Fire Depot and Smokejumper Center.

World Stamps

07/17/2018

Shark attack! Canada Post issues set of five July 13

One of the world’s oldest surviving animal species will glide onto a Canada Post five-stamp issue available July 13.

World Stamps

07/17/2018

New Royal Mail 10-stamp July 31 set is “fit for the king”

A set of 10 stamps issued July 31 by Great Britain’s Royal Mail presents photos of Hampton Court Palace.

World Stamps

07/17/2018

More Weather Wonders on Canadian stamps July 26

Photographs of meteorological phenomena are displayed on Canada Post’s second set of Weather Wonders stamps.

Postal Updates

07/16/2018

Cherished postal dog receives postmark and party

The Danbury Railway Museum honors the famous Railway Post Office dog, Owney, with a July 14 postmark and celebration.

US Stamps

07/16/2018

Cowboy artist featured in painting on Montana stamp

It is not just some anonymous cowboy sitting atop the horse in the United States 25¢ Montana Statehood Centennial stamp (Scott 2401) issued Jan. 15, 1989.

US Stamps

07/16/2018

Scott catalog courses at APS Stampshow 2018

At the American Philatelic Society Stampshow 2018, Aug. 9-12 in Columbus, Ohio, there will be two presentations related to the Scott catalog.

US Stamps

07/13/2018

Meet the sculptor behind the $3.6 million settlement: Inside Linn’s

Also, take a walk through the stamps for the short-lived Provisional Government of Western Thrace.

US Stamps

07/13/2018

Ready for a little abracadabra? U.S. Art of Magic stamps Aug. 7

The Art of Magic stamps feature digital illustrations that depict “five classic tricks magicians use to amaze and delight audiences,” according to the Postal Service.

World Stamps

07/13/2018

World Stamp Championship Israel 2018 in Jerusalem

A recap of the World Stamp Championship hosted by the Israel Philatelic Federation, Israel Post Company and the Israel Philatelic Service.

US Stamps

07/13/2018

Amazon's shift away from USPS: Week’s Most Read

Also this week, a new auction record in Chinese philately, and Scott editors assign one number to the 2018 federal duck stamp.

Postal Updates

07/12/2018

Lung association tried to stop scratch and sniff stamp issue

Shortly before Frozen Treats stamps were released, the American Lung Association sent a letter to the USPS, saying the fragrances on the stamps “may pose a risk for serious health problems.”

Postal Updates

07/12/2018

A look at the Lance Armstrong settlement

Washington, D.C., lawyer reveals details of the government’s $5 million settlement with former Tour de France cyclist Lance Armstrong.