April 19, 2018 12:00 AM

Kneeling puns, kicking blunders earn top honors in March Caption Contest

A good example of this subject is from Greig Best who has the player saying, “But if I take a knee coach, they won’t see me on the stamp.”

April 18, 2018 06:30 PM

Questions about stamps showing two presidents: Adams and Garfield

The subjects on U.S. stamps were not broadened until 1863 when Andrew Jackson was added. Abraham Lincoln would be added in 1866.

April 18, 2018 09:00 AM

Look for this firearms transfer tax stamp

In our experience, used examples are not frequently encountered; however, demand for them is also less than for mint.

April 17, 2018 03:40 PM

Board votes to end Ameristamp Expo, adopts new plan

Following up on discussions held in February, the American Philatelic Society board acted on a proposal to end its Ameristamp Expo show series.

April 15, 2018 09:30 AM

James Michener color-missing error discovered in intact pane of 20 stamps

The error stamp, found in an intact pane of 20, is missing the cyan, magenta and yellow, with only black and red printed successfully.

April 14, 2018 12:00 AM

Reaching a younger audience at DC festival with science-related stamps and technology

A big hit at the Postal Service booth was the virtual reality stamp gallery that allowed visitors to interact with subjects related to recent stamp issues.

April 13, 2018 10:15 AM

Collecting the circus: Inside Linn's

Also included in this issue are 100 stamps from Belgium and two new issues depicting scenes from Lugano, Switzerland.

April 13, 2018 08:30 AM

Postal Museum to host May 1 event for U.S. airmail anniversary stamp

On May 1, the U.S. Postal Service will begin a celebration of the 100th anniversary of U.S. scheduled airmail service by issuing a U.S. Airmail Anniversary stamp.

April 13, 2018 08:00 AM

Northeastern federation’s Philatelic Show runs May 4-6 in Boxborough, Mass.

The more than 160-frame exhibition includes single-frame and multiframe exhibits.

April 12, 2018 10:00 PM

‘Postmen of the Skies’ exhibit to open May 1 at National Postal Museum

The Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum in Washington, D.C., will open a new exhibit and host a first-day-of-issue ceremony and book launch on May 1.

April 12, 2018 04:00 PM

APS courses on topical exhibiting, Scott catalog at Stampshow in Columbus

The American Philatelic Society is offering two one-day courses prior to APS Stampshow this August.

April 12, 2018 11:45 AM

U.S. Postal Service quietly producing, selling cacheted first-day covers

The United States Postal Service has offered cacheted No. 10-size first-day covers for sale at two of its recent first-day ceremonies.

April 12, 2018 07:30 AM

Pipex stamp show heads to Portland May 11-13

The show will feature a bourse with 40 dealers, 3,800 pages of exhibits, and a welcome pavilion.

April 10, 2018 01:30 PM

STEM Education forever stamps dedicated at science, engineering festival

Young STEM enthusiasts were urged to keep dreaming at first-day ceremony in Washington, D.C.

April 06, 2018 08:45 AM

Stamp collecting with Mister Rogers: Week’s Most Read

Also this week, President Trump continued to weigh in on the Amazon/USPS dispute.

April 06, 2018 09:00 AM

What the Postal Service could do to improve relations with stamp collectors

A recent opportunity to talk with United States Postal Service headquarters personnel led John Hotchner to think about what the USPS could do to burnish its reputation as a collector-friendly organization.

April 05, 2018 08:15 PM

First-day cancels 101: Inside Linn's

Also included are King Nicholas of Montenegro stamps and a fun Kitchen Table Philately mixture featuring a Nadia Comaneci stamp.

April 05, 2018 05:30 PM

APS executive director lays out plan to modernize society’s digital presence

To achieve this, English suggests the society must adapt quickly to use technology to reach and welcome that new audience.

April 04, 2018 08:00 AM

Vols. 1A and 1B of 2019 Scott catalogs available

This year celebrates another milestone in the 150-year history of the Scott catalogs. The 2019 volumes are the 175th edition of the Scott Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue.