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United States Postal History

Civil War Postal History of Vicksburg, Mississippi

A superb detailed postal history study by William S. Parks.

Confederate Postal History of Grenada, Mississippi

Another excellent detailed postal history study by William S. Parks.

ConnStampsandCovers · Connecticut Stamps and Covers (Yahoo! Groups)

This group is for collectors interested in stamps and postal history related to Connecticut. It is intended to be a forum to discuss and network with collectors with similar interests. Members will be able to engage in friendly discussion and exchange of information related to all aspects of Connecticut philately.

Gary Anderson Postal History

Dealer offering a list of postal history by state (currently 30 States and Dakota Territory) also lists of Doane Cancels for each state where there are a sufficent number to do so.

History of the U.S. Postal Service

On the official USPS website, the story of the evolution of the Postal Service and the role it has played in the development of the United States.

Idaho Postal History

This web site offers information about Idaho Post Offices and Idaho covers - old envelopes or postcards bearing postmarks from Idaho Post Offices.

Jim Forte Postal History

A resource for collectors of United States and Worldwide postal history. The site offer tens of thousands of covers for sale, focusing on United States town cancels and 20th century postal history. There is market and bibliographic data, and an on-line copy of A Price Guide To U.S. A.P.O. Cancels of the Second World War.

United States Postal History

Related pages:   U.S. Postal History Societies  

Jim Mehrer's Postal History and Postcards

Six postal history mail bid sales per year, offering thousands of lots in each sale. Also a selection of postal history & postcard reference literature, and a broad line of supplies for collectors and dealers.

Modern U.S. Postal History

Individual sidelights on modern US postal history by Joann Lenz.

Modern U.S. Postal History

Roland Austin's modern U.S. postal history page began as a site for contemporary (very recent) postal history, but due to numerous requests, the focus of this site will be on modern U.S. postal history produced since the introduction of the first, true, modern postal issue of stamps -- the 1954 Liberty Series.

Putting Together Colorado Territory

An online presentation of the collection of Colorado Territory postal history formed by Mr. Frederick Mayer. The purpose of this exhibit is to trace the development of mail handling services in Colorado from the earliest period, while still part of the Unorganized Territory, through the period of the Four Territories, and continuing through the early Colorado Territory period.

The Postal History Foundation

The Postal History Foundation, a privately funded nonprofit organization, is a hub of postal research and education in the southwest. While it maintains the largest and one of the finest facilities dedicated to postal history in the western United States, the Foundation is also the only philatelic museum that operates an extensive youth education program.

The US 2nd Bureau Issue of Postage Stamps

1902 to 1909 United States postal history focusing on the 2nd Bureau Issue of postage stamps.

Use of the 1-Cent Franklin: Series of 1902

This one-frame stamp exhibit was presented at the Anphilex Show in 1996 in New York City by K. David Steidley. It is part of a larger collection that explores the postal history of the United States between 1903 and 1908.

Worcester, Massachusetts: Postal History

Bob Trachimowicz displays a representative collection of images and descriptive text which portray the 'flavor' of the evolution of postal markings and methods in his hometown of Worcester.