Date meets ZIP in five Southern California postmarks in September

September 21, 2017 09:00 AM

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


A 17th-century Massachusetts windmill gets a postmark

September 17, 2017 05:00 PM

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.


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

September 15, 2017 09:00 AM

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


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

September 11, 2017 03:45 PM

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.


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

September 08, 2017 10:00 AM

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


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

September 07, 2017 07:00 PM

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