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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

Canada unveils Nelson Mandela stamp Canada unveils Nelson Mandela stamp
Canada Post unveiled a stamp honoring Nelson Mandela Jan. 27. This nondenominated stamp will be issued Jan. 30 for Black History Month. (Read more...)

U.S. Stamps and Postal History

'CBS Sunday Morning' episode with upright Jenny Invert segment brings huge audience: Morning Report
1. Stamps get quality screen time (Read more...)

On This Date

Born Jan. 27: Jerome Kern Born Jan. 27: Jerome Kern
American songwriter Jerome Kern was born in New York City 130 years ago today, on Jan. 27, 1885. He learned piano from his mother, and studied at the New York College of Music and in Heidelberg, Germany, before his return to New York. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Insights

Newfoundland 1-shilling in Eastern Newfoundland 1-shilling in Eastern's Feb. 20-21 auction
A key stamp of 19th-century Newfoundland, the 1857 1-shilling scarlet vermilion (Scott 9), will be offered during Eastern Auction's Feb. 20-21 sale. (Read more...)

International Stamps and Postal History

Stamps and covers emerge from the frozen land of Antarctica Stamps and covers emerge from the frozen land of Antarctica
This article first appeared in the September 2008 issue of Scott Stamp Monthly. (Read more...)

Postal News

Post office in Antarctica focus of 'Nature' episode on PBS [VIDEO]
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Editorial Insights

USPS spokesman comments on upright Jenny Invert pane distribution
United States Postal Service spokesman Mark Saunders responded to Linn's Stamp News editor Charles Snee's editorial  (Read more...)