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

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Breaking Stamp News

Two ceremonies for U.S.-Japan joint issue
The United States Postal Service has announced a second event for the Dogwood and Cherry Blossom joint issue in Washington, D.C. (Read more...)

U.S. Stamps and Postal History

Martin Ramirez stamp launch in New York captured on Twitter
The U.S. Postal Service's new stamp set featuring the artwork of Martin Ramirez was launched March 26 at the Ricco Maresca Gallery in New York City, and plenty of tweeters were on hand to capture and share moments from the ceremony (Read more...)

On This Date

Born March 30: Cesar E. Chavez Born March 31: Cesar E. Chavez
American civil rights activist and labor leader Cesar E. Chavez was born March 31, 1927, near Yuma, Ariz. After losing their home during the Great Depression, the Chavez family became migrant farm workers in the fields of California. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Insights

Indiana Stamp Club's Spring Stamp Fair approaches
The Indiana Stamp Club's Spring Stamp Fair will be held April 11-12 at the Lawrence Community Center, 5301 N. Franklin St., in Indianapolis. (Read more...)

International Stamps and Postal History

Monday Morning Brief | Kyrgyzstan Monday Morning Brief | Kyrgyzstan
Watch as Linn’s Stamp News senior editor Denise McCarty discusses the current postal situation in Kyrgyzstan where two official postal operators are both licensed to issue stamps and also reports a major discovery on an 1875 stamp from Russia. (Read more...)

Postal News

Postal Service delays rate increase
A rate increase that the United States Postal Service had planned to implement April 26 has been delayed. (Read more...)

Editorial Insights

Stamp Hobby Views: Changes in plate number collecting over the past 120 years Stamp Hobby Views: Changes in plate number collecting over the past 120 years
In 1894, when the Bureau of Engraving and Printing took over the printing of United States stamps, each plate employed was designated by a numeral printed in the margin paper (or selvage). (Read more...)

Morning Report

Martin Ramirez stamp launched by USPS: Morning Report Martin Ramirez stamp launched by USPS: Morning Report
Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of stamp-collecting. (Read more...)