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Is Stamp Collecting Disappearing?

In the Sound of Music, Julie Andrews sings about the joys of her favorite things, including ‘brown paper packages tied up with string.’ This song often makes viewers nostalgic for simple pleasures... more

The Infamous Inverted Jenny

On March 28th, Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries Inc. presided over the sale of an “Inverted Jenny” 24¢ U.S. Airmail stamp, which realized a whopping $718,750. The Inverted Jenny is the most well-known error... more

Girl Scouts Centennial Stamp

March 12th marked the one hundredth anniversary of the Girl Scouts of the United States of America. Juliette Gordon Low had been inspired by Boy Scouts creator Sir Robert Baden-Powell and organized... more

Project Mercury’s Rare First Day Covers

On February 20th, 1962, John Glenn slipped the surly bonds of Earth and became the first American to orbit our little blue planet. His spacecraft, Friendship 7, spent just under 5 hours... more

The Treskilling Yellow

When it comes to stamp collecting, there are a handful of holy grail pieces. Almost all of these stamps are products of errors in the printing process, like the notorious ‘inverted Jenny‘... more