February 27, 2018 10:15 AM

Royal Mail to raise rates March 26

The first-class rate will go from 65p to 67p, and the second-class rate from 56p to 58p.

February 26, 2018 05:30 PM

Germany’s stamp tribute to Peanuts comic

Snoopy and other familiar characters from the Peanuts comic strip are starring on new stamps from Germany’s Deutsche Post.

February 26, 2018 04:00 PM

Aquatic blooms of the lotus flower flourish on Canadian stamps March 1

The Lotus stamps were designed by Parcel Design of Toronto based on watercolors by Eunike Nugroho, a botanical artist from Indonesia.

February 26, 2018 03:20 PM

Ganz wins single-frame championship

The winner of the 2018 single-frame Champion of Champions award is Cheryl R. Ganz, for her exhibit of Hindenburg on-board postmarks.

February 25, 2018 09:30 AM

Royal Mail changes up its Stampex stand; no Great Britain post & go machines at show

It showcased three recent stamp issues on panels in the backdrop: Star Wars, Votes for Women and Game of Thrones.

February 21, 2018 01:40 PM

Interesting Dominican Republic Hurricane Relief stamps a good buy

The market for stamps from most Latin American countries has been on the upswing. One of the more popular countries is the Dominican Republic.

February 16, 2018 01:33 AM

New British postage labels feature ships that have carried the mail

Great Britain continues its Royal Mail Heritage series of post & go labels with new designs focusing on ships that transported the mail.

February 16, 2018 12:05 AM

Visiting Macau’s general post office: Inside Linn's

Also in this issue are articles explaining Wikipedia's philately portal page and a stamp mixture purchase review.

February 13, 2018 11:15 AM

Canada Post head Deepak Chopra to step down; new CEO sought

Chopra was appointed to a five-year term to lead Canada’s postal system beginning Feb. 1, 2011.

February 13, 2018 10:00 AM

Stamps feature three Belgian exports: diamonds, beer and Smurfs

The new souvenir sheet honoring Belgium’s diamond sector is naturally diamond shaped as are the five stamps that are in the sheet.

February 12, 2018 09:00 AM

Guernsey Post adds Valentine's Day messages to “post & go” labels

Guernsey Post is adding a Valentine’s Day message to its own computer-produced self-adhesive postage labels called “post & go.”

February 10, 2018 08:30 AM

Zebra seahorse, silky shark grace 25th UNPA Endangered Species series

The United Nations Postal Administration will issue a set of stamps to celebrate 25 years of its Endangered Species series.

February 09, 2018 09:53 AM

Royal Mail dedicates set to a century of women’s right to vote in the UK

Great Britain’s Royal Mail is issuing a set of stamps Feb. 15 to celebrate the 100-year milestone of women’s suffrage in the United Kingdom.

February 09, 2018 08:56 AM

How much did it cost to collect international stamps in 2016?: Week’s Most Read

Also this week, a provocative letter opens up a can of worms for expertizers.

February 07, 2018 09:15 AM

Add this set of Algeria's first stamps to your collection

Although not priced as a set in mint never-hinged condition, the total catalog value for such a set is $72.

February 05, 2018 10:45 AM

Declaration of Human Rights sheet, other U.N. issues receive Scott numbers

The new Scott numbers detailed here are for U.N. stamps from the offices in New York, N.Y.; Geneva, Switzerland; and Vienna, Austria.

February 05, 2018 08:56 AM

Cost to collect stamps of the world for 2016

It is time once more to look at the costs to obtain the new issues created by the various foreign stamp-issuing entities listed in the Scott catalogs.

February 03, 2018 09:00 AM

Slovenia issues Serenade Love stamps

The design by Barbara Kocjancic features a large cell phone, a couple and their shadows.