The United States Postal Service’s stamp celebration of Earth Day will be subdued, because the previously announced April 18 first-day ceremony has been canceled. The nondenominated (55¢) forever stamp will be issued to post offices as planned, but like many recent public gatherings around the world, the ceremony in Denver,…
The unprecedented steps taken by governments across the world to combat the Coronavirus have had a huge impact on planned philatelic exhibitions and other events in 2020. This is because of the paramount importance of avoiding non-essential social contact that might spread the disease further. Many FEPA Members have been…
Monday, 16 March 2020 06:23

Serbian stamps return from the dead

In Stamps of Eastern Europe in the March 30 issue of Linn’s Stamp News, Rick Miller reviews the fractured, tumultuous philatelic history of Serbia, which issued its first postage stamp in 1866 and became a dead country in 1920.By Charles Snee The March 30 issue of Linn’s Stamp News just…
Bear, Arkansas. Henton, Illinois. Greenleaf, Oregon. Hammer, South Dakota. Money, Mississippi. Fishertown, Pennsylvania. Cracker, Kentucky. Granted, somewhat oddly named cities. But does the commonality go beyond that? These, and many more such cities across the U.S., are the focus of a rather amusing topical collecting theme related to early 20th…
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