newsNew book provides information on the TASCO Confederate facsimiles
August 24, 2017 01:00 PMThe information about the TASCO booklets has been dispersed and hard to find, but a recently published hardcover book provides detailed background on the TASCO Confederate stamps booklets and the Confederate facsimiles in them.
newsSteve Zwillinger elected APRL board president
August 13, 2017 08:00 AMZwillinger, who has served on both the APRL board and the American Philatelic Society board of directors, is filling the position vacated by Roger S. Brody, who stepped down as president following the completion of his term.
newsUSPS heeds stamp collectors’ demands for smaller minimum quantities for coil stamps
August 12, 2017 07:00 PM“Let’s hope the reduction in minimum quantities for purchasing coil stamps is not a test but is to be common practice for most coil stamps,” writes Linn’s editorial director Donna Houseman.
newsAPS general meeting at Stampshow sees 13 receive 50-year membership medals
August 05, 2017 01:45 PMScott English, executive director of the American Philatelic Society, updated members on the society’s progress and upcoming initiatives during the society’s annual general membership meeting at Stampshow 2017 in Richmond, Va.
newsAmerican Philatelic Society stamp identifier makes a collector’s life easier
August 03, 2017 03:00 PMIn 2005, the American Philatelic Society introduced a rapid means of identifying puzzling or problematic stamps that do not require expertizing. Called APS Quick I.D., it is now handling more than a thousand submissions a year.