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The online, or eCatalogue, version of the Vol. 1 of the 2016 Scott Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue is now available for purchase (Read more...)

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Breaking Stamp News

1¢ Magenta owner’s identity to be revealed; stamp will be shown in D.C., Monaco, N.Y. 1¢ Magenta owner’s identity to be revealed; stamp will be shown in D.C., Monaco, N.Y.
The 1856 British Guiana 1¢ Magenta, once again crowned the world’s most valuable stamp, will be on public display almost continuously for at least the next couple of years. (Read more...)

U.S. Stamps and Postal History

You bought it: Washington Franklin precancels, 19th century U.S. covers
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On This Date

Born May 7: Gary Cooper Born May 7: Gary Cooper
Screen actor Gary Cooper, who was born May 7, 1901, was honored on a 44¢ commemorative stamp in 2009 as the 15th issue in the popular Legends of Hollywood series. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Insights

Italian Offices in China at Peking $2 stamp star of Cherrystone March auction Italian Offices in China at Peking $2 stamp star of Cherrystone March auction
Cherrystone Auctions held a sale of worldwide stamps and postal history March 17-18 (Read more...)

International Stamps and Postal History

Collecting by the nose: scents on stamps Collecting by the nose: scents on stamps
To pick stamps for a topical collection, you generally look at the subjects depicted or commemorated on them, but for one collection you need your sense of smell. This is for a collection of scented or perfumed stamps. (Read more...)

Postal News

PRC chairman says USPS can 'keep moving forward'
If anyone in Washington should be worried about the future of the United States Postal Service, it should be Robert Taub, acting chairman of the Postal Regulatory Commission. (Read more...)

Editorial Insights

Former Linn Former Linn's editor Laurence discusses Chronicle at Westpex
Michael Laurence, the former editor-publisher of Linn's Stamp News, has spent the better part of a half century in the world of print journalism. (Read more...)

Morning Report

Penny Black put into use 175 years ago today: Morning Report Penny Black put into use 175 years ago today: Morning Report
Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of stamp-collecting. (Read more...)