newsUSPS discretionary semipostal plan inches ahead as bill threatens rule reversal
June 23, 2017 01:00 PMSo 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.
newsSame sheet, different issue: Try your luck at captioning this 24¢ Bicentennial stamp
June 22, 2017 01:00 PMThe 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.
newsMemorable works of artist Andrew Wyeth grace set of 12 United States stamps
June 17, 2017 08:00 AMThe 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.
newsPrinting $5 John Bassett Moore stamps, a website devoted to math, and the 280 stamps of Venda: Inside Linn’s Stamp News
June 16, 2017 03:00 PMAlso 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.
newsDelicioso booklet stamps among dozens to receive Scott catalog numbers
June 07, 2017 09:00 AMFor June, six United States stamps celebrating prepared dishes from south of the border and the Caribbean highlight the dozens of U.S. and United Nations stamps that are now listed in the Scott catalog.