USPS Illinois Statehood Bicentennial Issue

USA 2018-03-05, Illinois Statehood Bicentennial

On March 5, 2018 the US Postal Service issued a new stamp marking the Illinois statehood bicentennial. The first class, non-denominated “Forever” issue is a pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) design. Located in the Midwestern region of the United States, Illinois is the 6th most populous US state and 25th largest […]

Mexico Marks 50th Anniversary of Chamizal Resolution

Mexico 2014-09-30

On September 30th, 2014 Mexico Post issued a new stamp marking the 50th anniversary of the finalization of the Chamizal Resolution, a border dispute between the USA and Mexico which persisted in one form or another for more than a 100 years. The 11.50 Peso issue symbolizes the return of the Chamizal […]

USA Global Forever Issue Features Conteniental View

USA 2014-04-22

As a very fitting observance of Earth Day, the US Postal Service issued “Sea Surface Temperatures,” a new global forever stamp on April 22, 2014. The circular self-adhesive is valid for the $1.15 international forever rate, and is the second Global Forever issue to be of interest to cartophilatelists. The stamp depicts a […]

Forthcoming USA “Jenny Invert Re-Issue” to Feature Background Map

This sheet which we introduced a few months ago is now available on the USPS.com web site for pre-order. A special $US 200 Inverted Jenny Collector’s Edition is also available for pre-order.

On September 22, 2013, the USPS is planning to issue a souvenir sheet with a re-designed Jenny Invert to commorate the opening […]

New USA Global Forever Rate Features Earth Image

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On January 28, 2013, the United States Postal Service (USPS) will introduce a new Global Forever® Rate stamp suitable for international postage. The Global Forever® stamp offers a single price for any First-Class Mail International 1-ounce letter to any country in the world. The Global Forever® stamp is in […]