Stamp show postmark celebrates International Space Station anniversary

May 27, 2016 03:12 PM

A postmark commemorating the 15th anniversary of the International Space Station is being offered by the post office in Huntsville, Ala., home of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center.


New Inverted Jenny website released, Farley Post Office profiled: Week’s Most Read

May 27, 2016 05:00 AM

Also this week, readers liked our feature about New York's place on new stamps around of the world with WSS-NY coming up.


New self-stick Classics Forever stamps will have soakable adhesive

May 26, 2016 03:01 PM

The U.S. Postal Service announced May 26 that its planned souvenir sheet of six U.S. Classics Forever stamps will have pressure-sensitive adhesive that is “water soluble.”


NPM exhibit salutes National Park Service centennial

May 26, 2016 10:31 AM

The park service was planning its centennial for 2016, and it wanted the museums to help mark the occasion with exhibits that would tell of its remarkable story.


April financial results better than U.S. Postal Service predicted

May 25, 2016 01:56 PM

Some mailers are saying that the end of temporary surcharge on stamp prices appears to have helped the United States Postal Service’s bottom line.


New book chronicles ‘How The Post Office Created America’

May 25, 2016 11:40 AM

“The history of the post office is nothing less than the story of America,” begins Winifred Gallagher in the introduction to her entertaining new book, How The Post Office Created America: A History.


Sixteen postmarks for 16 National Parks stamps at World Stamp Show: Postmark Pursuit

May 23, 2016 02:45 PM

A new commemorative stamp set honoring the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service will be issued June 2 at the stamp show.


Members of Congress urge USPS to issue stamp for Japanese Americans who served during World War II

May 19, 2016 07:58 AM

The petition pointed out that while thousands of Japanese Americans were forcibly removed from their homes on the Pacific Coast, more than 30,000 volunteered to serve in the military.


Ropex stamp show postmarks recall 1934 National Parks commemoratives: Postmark Pursuit

May 16, 2016 09:00 AM

The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2016, and the Ropex show will celebrate with several postmarks.


Congress focuses on USPS financial woes, former owner of 1¢ Magenta dies: Week’s Most Read

May 13, 2016 09:35 AM

Readers were also interested in Canada Post's Star Trek 50th anniversary set and a breakdown of the 1875 1¢ Franklin carrier reprint.


Congress set to address financial plight of U.S. Postal Service

May 11, 2016 04:06 PM

Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan, not one to make rash promises, acknowledged May 10 that she was “cautiously optimistic” that lawmakers might finally address her agency’s financial woes.


U.S. Postal Service reports second quarter ‘controllable’ income of $576 million

May 10, 2016 09:35 AM

For the first half of fiscal 2016, the USPS said its operating income rose to $1.8 billion, up from $1.4 billion in fiscal 2015.


Stamp show postmark commemorates California native, author Jack London: Postmark Pursuit

May 05, 2016 11:04 AM

A new pictorial postmark commemorates the 100th anniversary of the death of U.S. author Jack London.


Threatening cat causing concern for Royal Mail postman: Linn’s Buzz

May 03, 2016 04:35 PM

The Royal Mail has sent a letter to a Bristol, UK, resident labeling the home's cat as a "threat" in wake of recent issues with a postman.
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