Free U.S. Postal History Booklet

Free U.S. Postal History Booklet

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History of Perforations

History of Perforations

Janet Klug writes on the USPSstamps.com website about the development of perforations on U.S. postage stamps.According to Janet, “This technology came to the U.S. by way of Ireland, then England: First, a machine patented by Dublin inventor Henry Archer was used...
“Mona Lisa of the Stamp World”

“Mona Lisa of the Stamp World”

“Mona Lisa of the Stamp World” To Be Auctioned [embedded content] But now a 1-cent postage stamp is set to become the most expensive in the world. The unremarkable-looking 1856 British Guiana 1-cent Magenta is set to sell for an amazing £12million...
Why Stamps?

Why Stamps?

The Kat Ran Press has  released a new book, Why Stamps? by Ivan Chermayeff. As part of its “Essays in Philatelics”series it focuses on the philatelic work of type and graphic designers. Other books in the series include Designing the Mentoring...