The 26th edition of the "Postal Service Guide to U.S. Stamps" is now available. The 528-page paperback publication contains color images of most U.S. stamps, stamped cards, special stamps, postal stationery and Department of Interior Duck Stamps issued since 1947.
The guide also features an introduction to stamp-collecting and descriptions of stamps issued in 1999. It's available for $14.95 through the Postal Service Web site at www.stampsonline.com or by calling 1-800-STAMP-24.
STAMP SHOW — The American Philatelic Society will hold its annual stamp show Aug. 24-27 in Providence, R.I. It will feature the largest array of philatelic literature in the United States. For additional information, write to the American Philatelic Society, P.O. Box 8000, State College, Pa. 16803. — Syd Kronish