June 23, 2017 01:00 PMUSPS discretionary semipostal plan inches ahead as bill threatens rule reversal So where does this leave the U.S. semipostal program? Six years have passed since the last new U.S. semipostal stamp was issued, and the Postal Service now appears to be taking a cautious approach to inaugurating the new discretionary semipostal program.
June 22, 2017 01:00 PMSame sheet, different issue: Try your luck at captioning this 24¢ Bicentennial stamp The challenge for this month’s cartoon caption contest is to put yourself in their rags, and to tell John Hotchner what you might be saying or thinking about the task at hand, the war effort, or the plight of the military grunt.
June 17, 2017 08:00 AMMemorable works of artist Andrew Wyeth grace set of 12 United States stamps The 12 nondenominated (49¢) forever stamps, which will be issued July 12, each show a different detail from one of Wyeth’s paintings. The issue date is 100 years to the day after Wyeth was born July 12, 1917, in Chadds Ford, Pa.
June 16, 2017 03:00 PMPrinting $5 John Bassett Moore stamps, a website devoted to math, and the 280 stamps of Venda: Inside Linn’s Stamp News Also in the July 3 issue, Charles Snee, in Dollar-Sign Stamps, explores a key change made by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing when it began printing the $5 John Bassett Moore stamp issued Dec. 3, 1966.