Stampex International 2020 virtually a hit

There have been a lot of online stamp events in 2020, but Stampex International took ‘virtual’ to a whole new level

Schnitz-canned! How Austria trolled Brexit Britain

Austria Post bids the UK so long, farewell, auf Wiedersehen, goodbye

Summer Lovin’

The Summer of Stamps leads a second wave of coronavirus-busting online innovations for stamp collectors

Watch auctions for clues to buried treasure

Perhaps you can't afford to buy high-priced rarities. But pay attention, and maybe one day you'll sell one...

Auction Watch: Meet Australia’s prized ‘Monograms’

Would you know one of Australia's most valuable stamps if you found one? Learn to look for those squiggles underneath...

It’s OK to admit you secretly think about collecting stamps

You're nervous. Maybe even ashamed. But relax. Here's what they didn't tell you about stamp collecting

‘Collect Modern Stamps The Hard Way’: Punk’s APS Stamp Chat

The American Philatelic Society asked Punk to make a live worldwide presentation. Risky move...

COVID-19 a shot in the arm for stamp collecting

Well, if you’d asked me a few months back what was needed to give stamp collecting a kick up the backside, my first answer would probably not have been “a global supervirus pandemic.” But it sure feels like that’s what has happened.

Well-trained

I didn't plan to feature this stamp when it came out. But I've come to love one particular design element. It's probably not the one you think...

Coronavirus update: Punk Philatelist is now kid-safe!

To help teachers and parents through isolation, Punk has combed through the archives and removed the naughty words. Mostly.

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