Introducing our new US stamps section!

US-Stamp-benjamin-franklin-blueArpin Philately is proud to announce the launch of its brand new US Stamps section! Now when you are looking for United States stamps, all you have to do is log onto our website for the ultimate browsing experience.

We have sorted our USA stamps according to their Scott number and divided them into categories according to their emission date and also listed back of the book subcategories (such as air mail, offices in China, officials, parcel post, postage due, postal stationery, registration stampspecial delivery and special handling).

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Queen Elizabeth II

2009-queen-elizabeth-ii-stamp.jpgThis year, on January 12th, 2009 Canada Post began issuing a new stamp portraying Queen Elizabeth II. Royal faces have often been a common stamp subject, and this PERMANENT-rate stamp continues in this long tradition. When stamps were first issued by Great Britain, a royal face had to grace its front. In fact, from 1840-1900, the only illustration allowed on a British stamp was the profile of Queen Victoria!