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.
Andrew Kelley – US Specialist Editor
Andrew Kelley has been selected as Editor of The United States Specialist replacing Martin Miller, editor since 2019. Kelley’s editorship will commence with the March 2024 issue of the Society’s journal. Kelley recently received the Society’s 2023 Hopkinson Literature Award. His article “Authenticating Scott 530c — Triple Impression on the Three Cent Offset” appeared in the May issue of The Specialist.
Chris Steenerson: Exhibits Chair
Chris Steenerson has been appointed chairman of the Exhibits PDF Committee and has issued a “Call for Exhibits” Normally such a Call is a request from a stamp show seeking to fill exhibition
frames. His call, however is a request to ask you to share your exhibit with other members of the
United States Stamp Society.
Read more about the Exhibits PDF Committee
Thomas Schilling to Chair the Overrun Countries Series Study Group
Thomas Schilling of New Lisbon, New Jersey, has agreed to become the Chairman of the Overrun Countries Series 1943-44 Study Group.
This study group aims to connect collectors who specialize in this area and share
information and resources. All have something to contribute to the study group. Also,
the chance to see what other collectors have accumulated over the years and possibly
trade or purchase that missing part of the puzzle is icing on the cake.
If you would like to join the study group, please contact Tom at email@example.com.
Read more about the Overrun Countries Study Group
USSS Annual Meeting
The United States Stamp Society will hold its 2024 Annual Meeting at the NOJEX show during the weekend of Friday to Sunday, September 27th through the 29th, at the Hilton Hasbrouck
Heights Hotel, 650 Terrace Avenue, Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604.
The United States Fourth Bureau Issue 1922-1938 Has Sold Out
The 500 copies of the highly acclaimed book The United States Fourth Bureau Issue 1922-1928 published in 2022 by The United States Stamp Society has sold out in record time.
The attractively priced book is a great contribution to philatelic literature. The book premiered at the Great American Stamp Show in in 2022, marking the centennial year of the Fourth Bureau Issue. The book has been the most successful of the Society’s many publications, having sold out in less than 2 years.
United States Specialist Online
Each month the current issue of The United States Specialist will be available for reading or downloading as a PDF on the USSS website. The new feature can be found at “This Month’s Specialist” under the “Digital Specialist” menu. Members must be logged onto the site to enjoy this feature.
An image of the cover of the current issue will be displayed, and pages can be flipped by clicking on the side arrows. Zoom and full screen and downloading features are also available.