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Scott Classic Specialized eCatalogue available
The online, or eCatalogue, version of the 2015 Scott Classic Specialized Catalogue of Stamps and Covers 1840-1940 is now available for purchase. I (Read more...)

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Breaking Stamp News

Winter Fun stamped envelopes temporarily unavailable Winter Fun stamped envelopes temporarily unavailable
One of the three packs of 10 United States Winter-themed forever stamped envelopes issued Oct. 1 were temporarily removed from sale. (Read more...)

U.S. Stamps and Postal History

$2 Circus sheet Dec. 10; order limit on press sheet $2 Circus souvenir sheet Dec. 10; no limit for press sheet
The single mint three-stamp $2 Circus souvenir sheet from the United States Postal Service, available only with the purchase of The 2014 Stamp Yearbook, debuts Dec. 10. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Insights

Recently discovered 1868 Large Queen of Canada sold by Eastern Recently discovered 1868 Large Queen of Canada sold by Eastern
In Halifax, Nova Scotia, Eastern Auctions held a sale of Canadian and worldwide stamps and postal history Oct. 16-18 (previewed in the Oct. 13 Linn’s). (Read more...)

International Stamps and Postal History

Withdrawn Ireland stamp found in kiloware Withdrawn Ireland stamp found in kiloware
A used example of a withdrawn Irish Citizen Army stamp has been discovered in kiloware. (Read more...)

Postal News

Postal Service offers support for Christmas at ceremony Postal Service offers support for Christmas at ceremony
Those television commentators who believe there is a government plot to take Christ out of Christmas should have been at 1525 H St. N.W., Washington, D.C., on Nov. 19. (Read more...)

Editorial Insights

Editing, valuing for the 2016 Scott catalogs is well underway; market generally stable
Vol.1 of the 2016 Scott Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue will not be published until next April, about five months from now as I write in early November. (Read more...)