World Stamps

June 18, 2018 01:00 PM

Cast of treasured BBC sitcom featured on new Royal Mail stamps

The eight Dad’s Army stamps feature photos of the show’s main characters along with their most famous catchphrases.

US Stamps

June 18, 2018 10:20 AM

John Fitch, Robert Fulton and the creation of a working steamboat

Stamps wrongfully imply Fulton invented the steamboat, but the idea was actually conceived by others, including American inventor and entrepreneur John Fitch.

US Stamps

June 18, 2018 10:00 AM

Flag Act of 1818 stamp generates interest

Appleton, Wis., was honored to host the US Postal Service's first day of issue ceremony for the new flag stamp.

US Stamps

June 15, 2018 12:00 AM

Documenting delivery delays: Inside Linn’s

Also included in this issue: where to learn more about perfin stamps online, and stamps for the multitude of places named "Guinea" or "Guiana."

US Stamps

June 15, 2018 10:20 AM

Optically variable ink stamps arrive June 27: Week’s Most Read

Also this week, is personalized postage on its way out? The newest U.S. federal duck stamp is self-adhesive only.

US Stamps

June 14, 2018 02:25 PM

Scooby-Doo on U.S. forever stamp July 14

The new United States Scooby-Doo forever stamp will be issued July 14 to promote a social responsibility initiative titled Scooby-Doo Doo Good.

US Stamps

June 14, 2018 08:00 AM

America’s "shining seas" and more shown on O Beautiful stamps

New USPS stamps feature photographs that illustrate the five phrases from America the Beautiful's first verse.

US Stamps

June 13, 2018 05:30 PM

Used dollar-sign eye candy lurking in a stock book

Collector focused on covers is not immune to the allure of an attractive stamp that has been separated from its envelope.

World Stamps

June 13, 2018 08:00 AM

Stamps issued for Australian mining town’s local post

This week's stamp market tip involves stamps issued for the Coolgardie Cycle Express Co. circa 1896.


June 12, 2018 04:00 PM

Siegel to offer two Jenny Inverts in rarities auction

The June 27 Rarities of the World auction will be followed by the first of two sales offering material from the Kilbourne collection of Confederate States stamps and postal history.

US Stamps

June 12, 2018 11:45 AM

Appleton, Wis., throws new flag stamp a patriotic reception

The forever stamp shows a graphic representation of the 20-star U.S. flag that developed from the 1818 act.

World Stamps

June 12, 2018 08:15 AM

Shattered Poppy voted Great Britain’s favorite stamp of 2017

The 2017 winner is a nondenominated first-class stamp and part of Royal Mail’s five-year series commemorating World War I.

World Stamps

June 12, 2018 08:00 AM

New United Nations stamps recognize achievements in space

The June 20 issue commemorates UNISPACE+50 and the more than 50 years of international cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space.

World Stamps

June 11, 2018 07:30 PM

Frankenstein’s monster comes to life on Jersey Post souvenir sheet

The souvenir sheet was produced with an effect that allows Frankenstein’s eyes to open and close and gives the appearance of electricity flashing on and off around him.

US Stamps

June 11, 2018 01:20 PM

Ganz joins APS board; Rod named historian

The former chief curator of the Smithsonian National Postal Museum was unanimously approved to fill a recent vacancy on the APS board.

US Stamps

June 11, 2018 09:00 AM

Seeking postal history from Oregon's former cult town

Antelope, Ore., was renamed Rajneeshpuram when it was briefly taken over by a cult in the early 1980s.

US Stamps

June 11, 2018 08:00 AM

May Caption Contest winner jokes about planting flag on moon

Golf and cheese are other prevalent themes for the stamp celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission.

US Stamps

June 08, 2018 04:01 PM

Optically variable ink stamps arrive June 27

New USPS high-denomination stamps have a security element not previously seen on U.S. postage stamps.

World Stamps

June 08, 2018 11:30 AM

Reviving leaders via stamps: Inside Linn’s

Also included in this issue: Stamps issued for Eastern Rumelia and South Bulgaria and much more.

US Stamps

June 08, 2018 08:50 AM

Newest U.S. federal duck stamp is self-adhesive only

The new stamp reproduces an acrylic painting of mallards by Minnesota artist Robert Hautman.