November 17, 2017 12:15 AM

New details revealed on upright Jenny Invert distribution

When the inspector general staff came to Kansas City, they conducted an inventory of the upright Jenny Invert panes and found 22 were still at the facility.When the inspector general staff came to Kansas City, they conducted an inventory of the upright Jenny Invert panes, 22 still remained.

November 15, 2017 09:05 AM

Postal Service blames revenue shortfall on declining letter volume

The USPS said its controllable loss for the year was $814 million compared to $610 million in fiscal 2016.

November 04, 2017 11:00 AM

USPS hopes for more Sunday package deliveries

USPS began a pilot expansion program earlier this year, hoping to convince more merchants to ship goods directly to customer via the agency.

November 03, 2017 09:05 AM

Nominees in line to fill vacant USPS board of governors positions: Week's Most Read

Also this week, Turkey and Finland earn respective crowns in separate Europa stamp competitions.

October 30, 2017 08:00 AM

Arizona postmark celebrates when Tucson was named the capital

To commemorate 150 years since Tucson began serving as Arizona’s capital, the Postal History Foundation in Tucson sponsored a pictorial cancel.

October 27, 2017 09:53 AM

Postal board finally receives three nominees to fill vacant posts

President Donald Trump announced he will nominate three individuals to serve on the long vacant USPS board of governors.

October 09, 2017 10:00 AM

Memo to CSAC: Invite former committee members to an annual update meeting

Former United States Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe made the suggestion during a Facebook exchange with Cary Brick, a former CSAC member.

October 06, 2017 02:30 PM

U.S. letter rate to increase Jan. 21

The 1¢ letter-rate increase is tied to the approximately 1.9 percent annual rate of inflation, as shown in the Consumer Price Index.

October 02, 2017 09:45 AM

Postal Service OIG takes critical aim at delayed mail, overtime pay in Northeast

The findings of the reports, published Aug. 10 and Sept. 14, were quickly refuted by U.S. Postal Service officials.

September 21, 2017 09:00 AM

Date meets ZIP in five Southern California postmarks in September

This week there are five Southern California post offices listed that are having fun with concept of “Date meets ZIP.”

September 17, 2017 05:00 PM

A 17th-century Massachusetts windmill gets a postmark

Each year on the weekend after Labor Day, the Eastham Windmill Weekend offers a parade, craft show, road race, vehicle show, cookouts, and much more.

September 15, 2017 09:00 AM

Surprising finds in USPS report, Legends of Hollywood series in jeopardy: Week’s Most Read

Also this week, readers were introduced to an expansive new collection of essays discussing philatelic forgeries.

September 11, 2017 03:45 PM

Surprising conclusion of new USPS inspector general report: ‘billions served’ at nation’s post offices

The new report says there are far more people visiting the nation’s 30,000 post offices than the Postal Service’s official estimates indicate.

September 08, 2017 10:00 AM

Harvey wreaks havoc, understand stamp collecting language: Week’s Most Read

Also this week, we offered insights on how to become more familiar with stamp collecting terms and phrases.

September 07, 2017 07:00 PM

Avalon, California, on Santa Catalina Island offers three pictorial postmarks

The three designs each have a double-ring circular datestamp at right and an illustration at left.

August 31, 2017 03:10 PM

Harvey storms through Texas postal system

Mail service and retail operations were disrupted in the East Texas region devastated by Hurricane Harvey in late August.

August 29, 2017 03:30 PM

U.S. Postal Service contemplates 50¢ stamp

“Postal officials didn’t spell out what any of the new rates would be,” Dead Tree Edition, a website that covers postal issues, reported Aug. 26.

August 27, 2017 08:00 AM

Postmarks extend excitement of Aug. 21 total solar eclipse

The explosion of solar eclipse postmarks that began with last week’s listing continues this week.

August 19, 2017 10:00 AM

USPS Stamp Fulfillment Services no longer accepting foreign credit card payments

Linn’s had asked what percentage of sales would the policy affect. The USPS said that information was “deemed proprietary” and would not be disclosed.

August 17, 2017 05:00 PM

Coast-to-coast eclipse postmarks include ‘landfall’ marking in Oregon

The total solar eclipse sweeping across the United States Aug. 21 is the theme for numerous pictorial cancels in this week’s listings.