World Stamps

05/30/2016

Activities at the Linn’s Stamp News/Scott booth No. 951 at WSS-NY 2016

The Linn's Stamp News/Scott booth at World Stamp Show-NY 2016 is a hive of activity. Be sure to stop by and say hello.

World Stamps

05/30/2016

Traveling around the world with postal administrations at WSS-NY 2016

Postal administrations from around the world have booths offering new stamps and other items to collectors visiting the show.

US Stamps

05/30/2016

Elements of history featured throughout May 29 first-day ceremony for Repeal of the Stamp Act stamp at World Stamp Show-NY 2016

The United States Postal Service introduced its new Repeal of the Stamp Act forever stamp with an 11 a.m. first-day ceremony during World Stamp Show-NY 2016.

US Stamps

05/30/2016

Recovered Jenny Invert from McCoy block was found in Northern Ireland

The Jenny Invert was in a simple stock card, stuck inside an envelope along with an old and odd letter that seemingly described a stamp transaction that took place in New York in the 1960s.

US Stamps

05/29/2016

Stamp show opening ceremony salutes America’s military

The May 28 opening ceremony for World Stamp Show-NY 2016 began with a patriotic flourish in honor of Fleet Week New York.

US Stamps

05/29/2016

Intaglio-printed World Stamp Show-NY 2016 stamps first-day ceremony

The USPS announced the presentation of intaglio-printed stamps by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service New York Division Honor Guard.

US Stamps

05/28/2016

World Stamp Show-NY 2016 opening ceremony offers tribute to America’s military in celebration of 28th Fleet Week New York

The 28th Fleet Week New York was honored on Saturday morning as the WSS-NY 2016 kicked off at the Special Events Hall at the Javits Center.

US Stamps

05/28/2016

Philatelic Foundation brings high-tech gear to World Stamp Show

The VSC6000 uses high definition magnification, differing wave lengths of light, and the application of direct light in a variety of modes.

US Stamps

05/28/2016

WSS-NY 2016 president Wade Saadi brings wealth of experience to show

Our own Chad Snee sat down with President of the World Stamp Show-NY 2016, Wade Saadi to get a feel for what he does and how assumed the role.

Auctions

05/27/2016

Christoph Gaertner auction June 13-17 in Germany; worldwide offerings include rare German varieties

The new auction series comes on the heels of the May 30 Gaertner Worldwide Rarities auction at World Stamp Show-NY 2016 in New York City.

World Stamps

05/27/2016

Tools for letter writing; Croatian inventions; Israeli printing achievements: New Stamps of the World

Since 1979, Japan has celebrated Letter Writing Day on July 23 by issuing stamps for the day. This year’s stamps show some of the tools you may need when writing letters by hand.

US Stamps

05/27/2016

USA Star coil strips for nonprofit mail now available from Postal Service

Collectors can now purchase a strip of 25 USA Star coil stamps for $1.25 using USPS item No. 777503.

Postal Updates

05/27/2016

Stamp show postmark celebrates International Space Station anniversary

A postmark commemorating the 15th anniversary of the International Space Station is being offered by the post office in Huntsville, Ala., home of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center.

World Stamps

05/27/2016

Scott indexes make using the catalogs a pleasant and successful experience: Editor’s Insights

The indexes and the Illustrated Identifier are designed to help the catalog user find stamps among the hundreds of thousands of listings.