January 26, 2020

You may have heard that a merger with the Postal History Society is being considered by the American Philatelic Congress leadership. This possibility is still very much in the discussion stage, and the Board has provided me with a straw vote that the action merits cons...

September 1, 2019


  • North Carolina ship letters before the Civil War (Richard F. Winter)

  • The cachets for the first 1941 experimental Highway Post Office (Peter Martin)

  • St. Johns River mail: Steamboats, route agents and railroad post offices  (Thomas Lera)

  • Transc...

January 10, 2019

We had a successful meeting in Columbus, with more attendees to the presentations than I had seen in recent years. Hopefully this will repeat itself for our upcoming meeting in Omaha, Nebraska.

Our Editor, Ken Trettin, is hard at work shaping articles for the 2019 Congr...

August 10, 2018


  • Canada's embossed excise revenue stamps (Peter Martin)

  • Peru's first postage due issues 1874-1909 (Charles Wooster)

  • The 3c Nashville provisional adhesive (Frances J. Crown, Jr.)

  • The Golden Age of Hollywood (Regis Hoffman and Thomas Richards)

  • ...

December 4, 2017

Last August, the election of officers at our annual meeting in Richmond gave me the honor of becoming President of the Congress, following the capable leadership of Dr. Daniel C. Warren. Michael Dixon has moved into the position of First Vice President and C. David Eel...


  • The Devil's Post Office (W.J. Duffney)             

  • Ukraine's Vienna Issue: a nine-decade journey to postal fulfillment (Ingert Kuzych) 

  • United States Postal Savings Certificates, 1911-1967 (Mattew Liebson)

  • Hubs...

June 1, 2017

President’s Column — Dr. Daniel C. Warren

Another page on the calendar, and it’s well into 2017 already – certainly a year once thought of only in science fiction, but now here in reality.  This August we will as usual meet with the American Philatelic Society at StampS...

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