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Welcome to StampNewsNow.com (SNN), where stamp and cover collectors from across the USA and around the world share in this great hobby also known as philately. You can use this website and the following Site Map to uncover stamp information sources, buying and selling opportunities, and news and articles that will enhance your hobby pleasure and profit.

Our history, going back to the first issues of Mekeel's Weekly in 1891 and STAMPS Magazine in 1932, is built on the participation of newcomers to the hobby who went on to philatelic leadership and greatness, including more than a dozen members of the American Philatelic Society Hall of Fame.

Our mission is to add as much enjoyment to your hobby as we possibly can. With that in mind, please tell us:

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Adult and young collectors . . .Pick your passion for stamp collecting!

Since the world's first postage stamp in 1840, hundreds of thousands of stamps have been issued featuring notable people, places of beauty, and memorable events. Come along for the ride and take this adventure through time with stamps from the U.S. and Worldwide.

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Marvel Super Heroes Set from Royal Mail

On March 14 British Royal Mail will release a Marvel Super Hero set of stamps collectible products.The 15-stamp set features some of the most popular Super Heroes from the comic books.

Ten stamps show Spider-Man; Hulk; Thor; Iron Man; Doctor Strange; Captain Marvel; Peggy Carter; Black Panther; Captain Britain and Union Jack. A further five stamps are part of an exclusive short comic strip story contained in a miniature sheet. Royal Mail provided background information on each of the characters in the set: . . .

Continue Reading: Marvel Super Heroes Set from Royal Mail

The 2019 USPS New Stamp Issues Preview!

From the Publisher's Desk by John F. Dunn

Coming off what I think was a pretty good 2018 program, the U.S. Postal Service has announced what should be much of their 2019 program, although there will be more to come. So let’s run through what has been announced.

This is my take and I will welcome yours, not only on what has been announced, but also on what subjects you feel have been omitted. (Rather than repeat the designs here, you can find them all in our 2019 USPS Program.) . . .

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The 2019 Program from the Publisher's Desk!

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The Civil War and Philately

The Civil War was costly not only in lives but in treasure and required every effort of the civilian population to sustain the armies in the field. This necessity for funds taxed the ingenuity of the Governments, both Federal and Confederate, resulting in a multitude of devices, the mementoes of which are so prized today by collectors of postage and revenue stamps, paper money and American generally. One of the fiscal features of the Civil War was an . . .

Continue reading "The Civil War and Philately"

If you enjoyed reading this article also found under Article Archives - U. S. Subjects, this is just a sampling of the great reads you will find in Mekeel's and Stamps Magazine, US Stamp News Magazine and The Best of Stamp New Online!

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What's New at StampNewsNow.com for February 2019

Stamp Shows, Stamp Auctions, and First Day Covers ordering calendars - updated on February 27, 2019!

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Stamp Shows & Stamp Auctions Calendar Updated on February 27, 2019

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