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.
2022 USSS Annual Meeting at PIPEX
Our 2022 Annual Meeting will be held at PIPEX during the weekend of April 29 through May 1 at Embassy Suites by Hilton, Portland Airport, 7900 NE 82nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97220. The show rate is $139 plus tax per night and this rate is available from Wednesday, April 27th through Monday, May 2nd. Amenities include free shuttle service to and from the airport, free breakfast, free wifi and free daytime parking. Reservations can be made using the hotel link on PIPEX or by calling the hotel at 503 460 3000.
Although April may seem like a long way off, you should make your room reservations as soon as possible.
Randy Neil – 2021 RDP
Randy Neil (#11142) has been invited to Sign Roll of Distinguished Philatelists. This year’s signing ceremony, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the first signatories to the roll, is scheduled to take place Sept. 24 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Harrogate during the Philatelic Congress of Great Britain.Read more
New Fourth Bureau Issue Book to be Released at APS GASS in August
The United States Fourth Bureau Issue Committee will release a new book covering the Fourth Bureau Issue of 1922-1938. The 504 page hard cover 8-1/2 x 11 book will go on sale at the APS Great American Stamp Show in Sacramento, CA. Member Price will be $40 and Non-member $45.
Hopkinson Memorial Award 2022
Greg Ajamian, Robert Rufe and Harry Brittain
Win 2021 Hopkinson Memorial Literature Award for the best article or series of articles published in The United States Specialist during 2021. Read More
2020 Durland Standard Plate Number Catalog
The 2020 edition of the Durland Standard Plate Number Catalog can be ordered from the website Store. The Catalog provides the most comprehensive research source for plate number information on United States postage and revenue stamps, including tax-paid revenue stamps, with listings for overprinted Possessions postage, Allied Military government stamps and other back-of-the-book stamps, dummy and test stamps, MDI “Blue Cover” booklets and partial Plate numbers on booklet and coil Stamps. 442 pages, 8.5 x 11. Available Spiral Bound or Perfect Bound. $26 Members, $30 Non-Members.