Gen. Conrad Bush, CSA, turned a chance encounter during a visit to a museum into an opportunity to put words to paper in order to share a bit about Confederate stamps with his fellow readers of Antique Trader.
Not only are stamps functional and practical, they are often affordable collectibles, and wonderful pieces of art. In the latest Ten Things You Didn't Know column you’ll discover a few fascinating facts you may, or may not have known about stamps and philatelists (those who collect stamps and study postal history).
Ninety-five years after making history, the Inverted Jenny stamp, or at least an alternate version, is making history again in a new U.S.P.S. campaign.