US Stamps

February 24, 2018 09:00 AM

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

February 23, 2018 04:30 PM

Bioluminescent life stamps' first-day ceremony

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

US Stamps

February 23, 2018 02:00 PM

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

February 23, 2018 01:00 PM

Ameristamp Expo show in Birmingham opens

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


February 23, 2018 11:56 AM

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

February 23, 2018 11:54 AM

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

February 23, 2018 10:00 AM

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.


February 23, 2018 10:00 AM

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

February 23, 2018 09:24 AM

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

February 22, 2018 06:00 PM

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

February 22, 2018 05:30 PM

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

February 22, 2018 08:00 AM

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

February 21, 2018 01:40 PM

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

February 21, 2018 01:05 PM

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.


February 21, 2018 12:30 PM

Siegel auction series March 7-8 offers U.S. stamps, pioneer flight mail

Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries has scheduled a series of three auctions in two days offering classic United States stamps and early U.S. flight mail.

US Stamps

February 21, 2018 09:00 AM

New location for Chicago’s Compex show

The stamp show of the Combined Philatelic Exhibition of Chicagoland Inc., will take place June 1-3 at a new location.

US Stamps

February 21, 2018 08:25 AM

Hidden gems from antique and consignment shops

Hunting for philatelic treasure in consignment shops and antique stores proves fruitful for readers.

US Stamps

February 16, 2018 10:15 AM

Amazon jabs, Twitter jokes earn January Caption Contest recognition

Several other entries have Santa reflecting on the first-class postage rate increases in January.

US Stamps

February 16, 2018 09:00 AM

Reprints made of fake stamps created for use in movies in the 1940s

Labels that resembled stamps were created in the early 1940s for use movie props. Reprints later were made of these fake stamps

US Stamps

February 16, 2018 09:55 AM

This first lady didn’t take advantage of her franking privilege: Week’s Most Read

Also this week, after five years of service, the Canada Post's CEO stepped down.