A non-profit, volunteer-run association of collectors.
Welcome to the United States Stamp Society
The United States Stamp Society (USSS) is a “non-profit” volunteer-run association of collectors devoted to the study of postage and revenue stamped paper produced for use in the United States and U.S. administered areas. Once concerned exclusively with the production of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, the USSS has expanded its coverage to all United States issues regardless of printer.
Renew your Membership
2018 Dues remain unchanged at $25.00. While most members have paid their dues, if you have set aside your notice, pay your dues online via PayPal. After logging in, click on “Membership Renewal” on the left-hand side and then fill out the right-hand side of the page – or fill out the notice and mail it along with your dues today to USSS, P.O. Box 3508, Joliet, IL 60434-3508. If you want a copy of the 2018 bound volume of The United States Specialist, pay for it along with your dues. It will be mailed to you in the Spring of 2019 . Lastly, don’t forget to send your free classified word ads directly to Leonard Piszkiewicz, the Editor of The Specialist.
USSS and Smithsonian National Postal Museum Research Fund
The United States Stamp Society (USSS) has partnered with the Smithsonian National Postal Museum (NPM) to support scholarly research through a funding project.
The NPM – USSS Research Fund has been created for scholarly research of United States postage and/or revenue stamps or postal history leading to publication. Funding will consist of a five year commitment of $2,500 per year. The program will be administered by the Smithsonian National Postal Museum.
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